Oumar, aged 15, succumbed under the blows of his father-in-law, who reproached him his absenteeism from school.
Le heart of Umar did not resist. Friday night, the teenager of 15 years has succumbed to the beatings by his father-in-law, in the family apartment Vitry-sur-Seine (Val-de-Marne). A correction inflicted ” because he didn’t go to school “, after the first elements of the investigation for voluntary homicide. The father-in-law, 36 years old, was arrested on the spot. His custody was extended yesterday evening by the public prosecutor of Créteil, still waiting for the results of the autopsy in the morning.
The quarrel broke out to 21 hours, avenue de la Commune-de-Paris. Oumar, student of 2, of lack of attendance in class. Intolerable for the companion of his mother, the lashes suddenly the leather of his belt. The teenager would then have returned to his room conscious. An hour later, he was found lifeless in the same room, cardio-respiratory arrest.
Alerted, the emergency services are trying to resuscitate it when the police is dispatched, at around 22: 15, at the 8 e floor of the building HLM. At the bottom of the piece, the author of the shots. And his belt. The death of Umar is finally delivered shortly after 23 hours. Present at the time of the facts, the mother of the family, aged 38 years, was hospitalized in a state of shock, as the little sister of Umar, but also his half-brothers. Of twins born, a year ago just, of this new union.
On the landing, it is the dread. “I have absolutely not heard anything, grieves, a neighbour, in the aftermath of the tragedy. It is a family so quiet, they are all nice… “” The children were playing with always other in the bottom. But the parents do not speak with anyone, ” says a tenant of long standing.
The front door is now sealed, and the windows, the blinds remain lowered. “See the little world in the street!!! It is market day, typically there is a crowd. But all the world is come “, loose Hocine Tmimi, who lives as this popular neighbourhood, the densest of the city. Oumar ? “We crossed them all the time at the foot of the tower, when he went to get his sisters to school, pursuing the one who also serves as the assistant to the youth. We are all in shock. “” Several elected officials accommodated in close proximity on the ground since this morning (editor’s NOTE : yesterday morning) to share with residents and relatives strongly shaken “, confirms Jean-Claude Kennedy, communist mayor of Vitry-sur-Seine.
Alerted by social networks, the friends of Umar are stunned. “My son is completely returned. He felt the need to go find friends to talk about it, “says the mom, who was first thought to be a “drug deal” seeing the lights flashing in the street. And to point to possible ‘abuse’ earlier. “What is certain, she adds, is that the kid was not a dunce. He was still at the high school Friday ! “
According to the public prosecutor of Creteil, his father-in-law, a native of Dakar (Senegal), had no criminal record up here.