<- Hard dé e: 0.014308929443359 sec -> It therefore was not a heart attack. The Algerian national who was flying at Roissy (Val-d’Oise) airport to be expelled from France died Thursday of a “asphyxia,” according to the prosecutor of Bobigny (Seine-Saint-Denis).
Friday, a police source indicated that the man, 51, who was the subject of a ministerial deportation order dated August 12, was “died of a heart attack, despite the aid given” .
Party aboard a van shortly before 19h of Administrative Detention Centre (ARC) of Vincennes (Val-de-Marne), under police escort, the victim had “a malaise in the van in Arriving at the airport of Roissy “where he was to board a flight to Algeria, was the source said.
A few days earlier, on August 16, this fifties, repeatedly condemned France on charges of theft and fraud and violence, was violently opposed to the first eviction attempt and had to be taken back to the ARC of Vincennes.
“ll probably grappled “
According to his lawyer Sohil Boudjellal, the context was” extremely tense “Thursday. “He did not want to get kicked because all remedies had not been exhausted. He was taken by force. He probably had to struggle, “he has said.
On Friday, the prosecutor of Bobigny opened a criminal investigation for” involuntary homicide “. Considering that it is a death “a priori accidental,” he instructed a judge to conduct all investigations. Meanwhile, the General Inspectorate of the National Police (IGPN), the “police of the police,” has received an inquiry on Thursday evening.
In a statement, the Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve wished “that the inquest allows to shed light on the circumstances of this tragic death.”
The Algerian foreign minister Saturday asked its embassy in Paris to collect the “official and accurate” information about the circumstances of the death of an Algerian being expelled, said his spokesman, Abdelaziz Benali Cherif
“Minister of Foreign Affairs, who is closely following the case, immediately instructed the Embassy of Algeria in Paris and consulates in the Paris region, with the effect collect official and accurate information about the circumstances of his death and the exact identity of the citizens “, he told APS.