After several months of searching, the gendarmes found the bodies of Leslie Hoorelbeke, 22, and Kévin Trompat, 21, who disappeared on the night of November 25 to 26. The couple had given no sign of life after an evening spent in Prahecq, a village of 2,000 inhabitants located in Deux-Sèvres. If the track of a voluntary disappearance had been considered for a time, the remains of the two young people were finally found about a hundred kilometers from the last place where they had been seen alive. It was first Kevin’s body which was found around Puyravault, a town in Charente-Maritime, this Friday, before that of Leslie was discovered in a wood in the village of Virson, about forty kilometers away. , this Saturday. Disturbing fact: according to information from the Parisian, the two remains were buried and covered with quicklime, which supports the thesis of a planned execution. Over the past week, three suspects have been arrested by investigators. The first, Tom T., was heard on February 28 in police custody. It was at his place that Kevin and Leslie were to lodge the night of their disappearance. The 22-year-old said he left his house for them while he was at a techno party, and would not have returned home until two days later. Flat: there is no proof that this evening took place. According to the investigation, Tom T. would have had romantic feelings for Leslie, who, in a relationship with Kevin, would not have responded to his advances. He was indicted for “kidnapping and forcible confinement”.
A certain Nathan B., 22 years old and close to Tom T., was also arrested, before being indicted for “assassinations”, “modifying the inventory of a crime to obstruct the manifestation of the truth” and “kidnapping and confinement without voluntary release before the seventh day”. On the night of November 25 to 26, his cell phone “limited” to the same places as that of Tom T. Finally, a third suspect, Enzo C., 23, was indicted on the same charges and then placed in prison.
Disappearance of Leslie and Kevin: Kevin’s father, Guy Trompat has just arrived at the search site. @southwest @SO_LaRochelle pic.twitter.com/26mPYh9G4u
— Sophie Carbonnel (@SophieCarbonnel) March 4, 2023
Disappearance of Leslie and Kevin: a case against the backdrop of drug trafficking?
According to information from Le Parisien, this case could be linked to drug trafficking, since Kévin Trompat and Tom T. were both involved in drug trafficking. As a reminder, the evening of his disappearance, Kévin Trompat was in possession of 10,000 euros in cash, which were to be used for the purchase of a vehicle according to the latter’s mother-in-law. However, Kevin did not have the permit.
Leslie and Kevin © DR