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How DNA found on a can revives the Dupont de Ligonnès affair

A DNA sample could help determine whether Xavier Dupont de Ligonnès is still alive and whether he was killed. identified a few weeks ago in France.

Wanted for 13 years for the murder of his wife and four children, has Xavier Dupont de Ligonnès (XDDL) been prosecuted? sighted in the Doubs last March ? The mystery remains unsolved after the report of a woman, then of two other people, believing &quot ;possible" that an individual crossedé in a convent recently, Xavier Dupont de Ligonnès. The events took place in a community Dominican sisters of Bethania,   Montferrand-le-Château, near Besançon, a few weeks ago, at the beginning of March. "One of the members came accompanied by a man namedé Jean", specifies Etienne Manteaux, the prosecutor of the Republic of Besançon with the AFP. This famous Jean is suspecté to be Xavier Dupont de Ligonnès.

"Jean" would have been hosted two nights by the participants à the vigil before resuming their journey without identity documents. Please note, none of the three people stating that it could be Xavier Dupont de Ligonnès can confirm this. In addition, the four other people present at the vigil and also having seen Jean think that it is not him. An investigation to "research into the causes of the disappearance" however, was é open.

But what should occupy these investigators over the coming days concerns a very precise detail concerning this famous “Jean”, seen in the Doubs on March 9, 2024. Indeed, DNA samples could lift the veil on years of doubt about Xavier Dupont de Ligonnès. “The gendarmes were able to take items such as cans drunk by the visitor, which will be analyzed by the Institute& ;nbsp;criminal research of the national gendarmerie (IRCGN), which should make it possible to extract a DNA fingerprint. It can then be transmitted to the Nantes public prosecutor's office in charge of the investigation into the disappearance of Xavier Dupont de Ligonnès", explains the magistrate.

The return of the laboratory with the results is hoped before the end of April, he said. &agrav; the Republican East. These simple cans or cups could therefore make it possible to confirm whether or not Xavier Dupont de Ligonnès is still alive, as his own sister asserts. Christine Dupont de Ligonnès publishedé in March "Xavier, my brother, presumedé innocent" (Harper Collins), in which she defends the incredible scenario of an exfiltration of her brother to the United States by the American intelligence services . Since the release of the book, investigators have noted an increase in reports about the missing…

Like the 1750 reports already made received regarding the disappearance of XDDL in April 2011, this new testimony is also the subject of verification, as indicated ;eacute; last week by the prosecutor of the Republic of Nantes, Renaud Gaudeul. With this return of speculation, how can we not think about it? the huge mistake of October 2019 when the Scottish authorities arrested &agrav; at Glasgow Airport a certain Guy Joao, suspected of to be Xavier Dupont de Ligonnès and placed in the on guard &agrav; view &agrav; time. In reality, Guy Joao had absolutely nothing to do with it. see with Xavier Dupont de Ligonnès. It was a withdrawal' living in Yvelines and regularly making trips to Scotland.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116