Coup de theater in the Pierre Palmade affair: the pre-trial detention of the comedian suddenly lifted

New information concerning Pierre Palmade was given by the Parisian, this Monday, March 6. The temporary detention of the comedian has been lifted since his state of health does not allow him to go to prison.

It is a terrible drama that took place on Friday, February 10. While driving his car, in Seine-et-Marne, Pierre Palmade swerved to the left lane, hitting another vehicle head-on. The comedian seriously injured a pregnant woman, a man and his six-year-old son. On February 27, the Paris Court of Appeal ruled ordered his remand in custody. However, his state of health did not allow him to be transferred to the Fresnes penitentiary center and, according to information from Le Parisien on Monday March 6, this is still not the case. The newspaper indicates that the investigating judge in charge of the case concerning Pierre Palmade’s car accident has “made the decision to lift the pre-trial detention of the comedian“, can we read. The comedian was therefore “released on medical grounds“this day. However, he remains under judicial control and hospitalized in Plessis-Robinson. For his part, the public prosecutor of Melun appealed this decision and the latter will be examined this Friday, March 10 before the investigating chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal.

The twists and turns follow one another in the Pierre Palmade affair. The comedian, who was to be placed in the penitentiary center of Fresnes, suffered a stroke a few days ago and therefore remained hospitalized. However, his pre-trial detention was important, as RMC had indicated. To make this decision, two important elements were taken into account. “The risk of repetition and the need to preserve ongoing investigations“, had explained the media. At the time of the facts, Pierre Palmade was under the influence of cocaine and the three magistrates considered that it was possible that the comedian is brought to start overr, if he was at liberty. In addition, this case is highly publicized and this decision was to prevent leaks from disrupting the investigation. As a reminder, the comedian was indicted for homicide and involuntary injuries and he is also the subject of a second investigation for child pornography.

Pierre Palmade: what major operation should he undergo?

Pierre Palmade was transferred to the Marie-Lannelongue hospital in Plessis-Robinson, in the Hauts-de-Seine. According to information from BFMTV this Sunday, March 5, the comedian should undergo a major intervention and he was thus admitted to the cardio-thoracic surgery department. “The most likely, given the delay after his stroke, is carotid artery surgery.. After this surgery, he should return to Bicêtre hospital“, declared Pierre Amarenco, neurologist at the Bichat hospital in Paris. As a reminder, Pierre Palmade had admitted having “used cocaine and synthetic drugs before driving” And “indicated that he had no precise recollection of the circumstances of the accident“, added the prosecutor at the end of the custody of the comedian.

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