It is a new tragedy that strikes the Jura. Still in mourning following the death of 4 children in a car accident, the Jura sees itself facing a new disaster. It is a child of only 5 years old who dies after being grabbed by a splitter with auger. A misfortune that took place in the town of Publy in the Jura. This horror scene happened along the houses of Beauregard road in the town of Publy around 2.30 p.m.

Of course, an investigation was opened following this fatal incident. This is a manslaughter investigation. The first elements of the investigation indicate that the child was caught by a splitter. It is a man cutting wood who had notably used the machine. This in a thick fog. Note that this type of tool is used to split wood logs into pieces. One can easily imagine the horror of the scene.

The protagonists have yet to be heard

The authorities quickly reacted by opening an investigation. “The forensic doctors are still on site. The protagonists have not yet been heard to detail the circumstances of this accident” confided Lionel Pascal, prosecutor of the Jura, in Le Progrès.

The investigation for manslaughter was entrusted to the gendarmes of the Lons-le-Saunier brigade. The latter was on site to analyze the scene in order to find any clues to this terrible accident.

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Lara T.
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