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Maëlys case: the suspect indicted for murder at the end of his hearing

Ⓒ AFP/Archives – PHILIPPE DESMAZES – | Call for witnesses to find Maëlys, August 28, 2017 in Pont-de-Beauvoisin, France

Nordahl Lelandais, the 34-year-old ex-military suspect since September 3 to have kidnapped the small Maëlys at the end of August in Isère, was indicted for murder at the end of his hearing Thursday by the investigating judges, announced the prosecution of Grenoble.

The suspect was previously indicted for kidnapping only. He continued to deny the facts during his interrogation, the first to intervene since his incarceration on 3 September, said the public prosecutor, Jean-Yves Coquillat.

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