COLD CASE Nadège Desnoix, a 17-year-old high school student, was found strangled, her body larded with stab wounds, in May 1994, in Château-Thierry, in the Aisne

 The DNA of a man identified twenty-seven years after the murder of Nad & egrave; ge Desnoix, a 17-year-old teenager

Nadège Desnoix was found dead in Chateau-Thierry, not far from her high school, in May 1994 – CHAMUSSY/SIPA

Is this the end of a nearly 30-year-old mystery? & Nbsp; Tuesday morning, a 50-year-old was brought in questioned as part of the investigation into the murder of & nbsp; Nad & egrave; ge Desnoix, a 17-year-old girl, killed on 24 & nbsp; May 1994 & nbsp; & agrave; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; teau-Thierry, in l & rsquo; Aisne, learned 20 Minutes from police sources, confirming information from Parisien . & ldquo; The family is attentive & agrave; this guard & agrave; view, we will see what it will come out of it, & rsquo; entrusted, cautious, the family lawyer, Me Arnaud Miel. For the time being, the prosecution refuses & agrave; any comments.

It & rsquo; a DNA sample which is & rsquo; the origin of this spectacular twist. According to our information, the man & ldquo; & nbsp; & rsquo; s very favorably & rsquo; & rsquo; & rsquo; known to the police services has recently been; implicated in a domestic violence case. His DNA was then added. to the automated national file; genetic fingerprints & ndash; created in 1998, so four years after the murder – & nbsp; & ldquo; & ldquo; & ldquo; & ldquo; & rdquo; & rdquo; with the one taken at the crime scene. According to a source close to the investigation, the suspect was also known for a minor kidnapping case. How, then, can we explain that his DNA does not already appear? to the file? & nbsp; Was the case prior to? its creation & nbsp;? & nbsp; This is what the investigation will have to establish in particular.

The Fourniret trail

In this case, many leads have been found; explored, & agrave; start with that of Michel Fourniret, the & rsquo; & laquo; & nbsp; ogre des Ardennes & nbsp; & raquo ;. In particular, comparisons have been made. carried out in the spring between the DNA discovered on a mattress found; in the serial killer's van and the high school girl's van. This is therefore another track which is now privileged, twenty-seven years after the discovery of the body of Nad & egrave; ge Desnoix, on the edge of a path bordering the A4, & agrave; proximity of the Jules-Verne technical high school where & ugrave; she was a student in the first class. The autopsy revealed it; that she had been strangled and stabbed numerous times but had not suffered sexual violence.

The suspect, who resided in the same area as the victim at the time of the incident, is currently being heard by the investigators; officers of the judicial police of Creil and of the Central Office for the repression of violence against people who have a cell specializing in the treatment of cold cases.