a policeman commits suicide by setting herself on fire

Severely burned, she was transported to the emergency room on Wednesday, where she died of her injuries.

On Wednesday March 16, motorists witnessed an unusual scene: a body on fire coming out of a parked vehicle, reports Free lunch . Information confirmed at Figaro by a source familiar with the matter.

According to this same source, the firefighters informed the gendarmerie around 6:15 p.m. of their intervention to “an Army personnel who attempted suicide by self-immolation in his personal vehicle», in the city center of Montpellier.

A soldier who “cherished her child as she cherished her uniform”

Severely burned, Nadia Mostefa, captain of the gendarmerie in the Hérault group, was transported to the university hospital center (CHU) Lapeyronie, in Montpellier. His vital prognosis is then engaged. The public prosecutor of Montpellier Fabrice Bélargent indicated to the Figaro that she finally died of her injuries this Friday, March 18, at 8 a.m.

On Twitter, the spokesperson for the firefighters of France deplored a “priceless loss» and greeted a gendarme who «cherished her child as she cherished her uniform“. Head of communication for the gendarmerie in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté for almost a year, she took over as head of the human resources department in Languedoc-Roussillon in April 2020.

Regarding the motivations that could have pushed her to commit this gesture, no writing has been found on this subject, and the reasons for this act remain undetermined, we are told. However, according to the regional daily, the soldier could have ended her life following the loss of custody of her 6-year-old son.

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«The gesture does not seem, except for an unknown element, in connection with the exercise of the professional activity of the gendarmerie officer“, noted for his part the prosecutor, adding that this one “doubtless falls within the personal sphere of the person concerned».

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