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Serial killer Michel Fourniret hospitalized after illness in his cell

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Michel Fourniret was hospitalized after a discomfort in his cell this Friday.

Serial killer Michel Fourniret, 78, sentenced in 2008 to life imprisonment for the murder of seven young women and suspected of several other crimes, was hospitalized this Friday after being unwell in his cell, he said. – learned from the Ministry of Justice.

“Michel Fourniret was uneasy this morning in his cell at the Fresnes penitentiary center. He was taken care of by the Samu and the firefighters then transported to the Henri Mondor CHU where he is currently hospitalized,” said the spokesperson for the ministry.

Aged 78 and suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, he was admitted with heart problems. He was found on the ground in his cell at Fresnes prison (Val-de-Marne) this Friday morning.

A few hours before his hospitalization, the one who is nicknamed “the Ogre of the Ardennes”, gave a precise place where he says he buried the body of Estelle Mouzin, during the excavations in the Ardennes at the end of October.

It is about a “place which makes sense and which is corroborated by testimony”, indicates a source close to the investigation. Judge Sabine KhĂ©ris, in charge of the investigations, has planned to visit this place on December 7.

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