Her name was Lilibelle, she was 14 years old. Monday February 22, a schoolgirl died stabbed during a brawl between teenagers around the college of Saint-Chéron, in Essonne.
According to the first elements of the investigation opened for the murder of a 15-year-old minor, violence in meetings and with premeditation and non-assistance to anyone in danger, a group of young people aged 13 to 18 had taken public transport from Dourdan , a neighboring town, to come “Do battle in a context of rivalry between bands”, in the words of the public prosecutor of Evry, Caroline Nisand.
It is barely 4 p.m. on Monday when the teenagers from Dourdan meet those from Saint-Chéron, not far from the Pont-de-Bois college. The fight breaks out. Among the Dourdanais dressed in black, according to witnesses, one takes out an Opinel. He stabs the victim in the abdomen, and flees with the group. Taken in absolute urgency by the SAMU to the Kremlin-Bicêtre hospital, in Val-de-Marne, Lilibelle Galazzo, born June 16, 2006 in Dourdan, died of her injuries overnight. Other teenagers were reportedly injured in the clash.
Six minors aged 13 to 16 have since been taken into police custody. Three of them, aged 13, were arrested according to the report of witnesses on their clothing and their first names; three others, aged 15 and 16, surrendered themselves to the police accompanied by their parents. The alleged perpetrator, known for two unrelated violent offenses, admitted to having given the fatal blow while in police custody.
The victim was in class of 3e at the college of Dourdan. The youngest of four children, she was accompanied by a children’s judge from Evry for educational follow-up.
During a press point Tuesday at the end of the day, the prosecutor of the Republic of Evry, Caroline Nisand, specified that an investigating judge would be seized from Wednesday.