Missing Paris girl, 12, found dead in suitcase; numbers ‘placed’ on body with ‘device’: report Fox News
A shocking discovery of a 12-year-old girl’s body was found inside a suitcase in Paris. She was discovered tied up with her feet and wrists bound with unexplained numbers on her body, and she also had several cuts to her throat.
A murder investigation has been launched into the death of the girl. It was discovered that her corpse had been placed inside a plastic suitcase near her Paris home late Friday night.
The girl had the numbers ‘1’ and ‘0’ marked on her body. The numbers were put on the body by a ‘device,’ according to Fox News.
The cause of death was asphyxiation, according to the post-mortem examination.
She had been reported missing after failing to return home from school on Friday evening.
The police launched the investigation after discovering signs of kidnapping in the basement of the victim’s building.
The girl was seen on surveillance video walking into her building behind the woman who, witnesses say, was later seen carrying the suitcase that contained her body.
A man found the body inside a suitcase at around 11:30 pm in Rue d’Hautpoul – not too far from the victim’s home; he then contacted the police.
A witness told the Daily Mail UK, “She was struggling to carry the suitcase, we thought it was because it was heavy items and she was quite slim – we never thought it was a body… It was 5 pm, and she was walking around with that suitcase; she even left it outside a cafe and went to the bakery opposite to buy a croissant as if nothing had happened.”
Several people have been taken into custody, including the woman who carried the suitcase and the man who found the girl’s body.
Many questions remain unanswered as police continue to investigate the brutal killing.
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