On the BFMTV antenna this Friday, October 28, the lawyer for the suspect in the murder of Justine Vayrac described him as being in a “state of amazement”. Lucas L. was indicted.
Lucas L. confessed. Placed in police custody after the disappearance of Justine Vayrac, the 21-year-old farm worker confessed to having killed and then hidden the body of the young mother. This Thursday, October 27, he was indicted for murder, kidnapping and rape and placed in pre-trial detention, announced the public prosecutor of Limoges Baptiste Porcher. According to these statements to investigators, Lucas L. would have killed Justine Vayrac “at his home”, “after consensual sex” by giving him “a punch”. The alleged murderer “would have brought the body to the forestwould have gone to look for an agricultural machine to dig and bury the body” before going to erase the traces of blood at his home, continued the prosecutor. This Friday, October 28, his lawyer spoke on the antenna of BFM TV.
Me Michel Labrousse explained that his client was still in a “state of bewilderment”. “Regarding his victim, I think he has not yet understood what happened. He is in a state of amazement. It will take a long time for him to understand what happened and what he went through”reacted the lawyer of Lucas L. According to Me Michel Labrousse, his client is a young man “classic, a well-integrated social individual, who has a high cultural level, high social relations” while denying the double personality that some have described for several days. “I have known this young man for several months. (…) What I can say about this young man is that he cannot be presented as a Janus, an individual who would have two personalities”he concluded.
Lucas L. was already known to the police
Investigators found “a plurality of blows to the face, including at least one with a blunt weapon” on the body of Justine Vayrac. “An autopsy will be carried out and will make it possible to specify the causes of death and the nature of Justine Vayrac’s injuries. It will also make it possible to find possible foreign substances in the blood of the victim”, announced the public prosecutor during his press conference. Before being indicted, Lucas L. was already known to the police for an arson attack in a barn. According to information from Le Parisien, he had been released under judicial supervision. Psychological and psychiatric expertise will be carried out on the suspect in the murder of Justine Vayrac.