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The hidden intelligence fiasco behind French serial killer Michel Fourniret

French serial killer Michel Fourniret and the Château du Sautou (Ardennes), which he acquired in 1989.
French serial killer Michel Fourniret and the Château du Sautou (Ardennes), which he acquired in 1989. © Jerôme Domine/Abaca Press/Reuters//YvesBoucau/Belgaimage/Reuters//Indigo Publications
The trial of the widow of French serial killer Michel Fourniret opens on 28 November. Lawyers for the civil plaintiffs are likely to highlight an intelligence failure in 1989-1990, when police officers followed the couple as part of an anti-terrorist probe that was never followed up. [...]
Published on 27.11.2023 at 05:00 GMT Reading time 3 minutes

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