INVESTIGATION The relatives of the young girl, found lifeless in a bathtub of a medical-educational institute, want to “move the investigation”
< img class="aligncenter" src="/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/loire-atlantiquenbsp-a-white-march-after-the-death-of-dune-ado-nbsp-in-doubtful-circumstancesnbsp-f07043d. jpg" alt="Loire-Atlantique: A white march after the death of a teenager “in questionable circumstances”" />
Illustration of a white march — Maxime Le Pihif/SIPA
His relatives are calling to agrave; meet this Saturday at 2 p.m., at the Saint-Mars-la-Jaille water level (Loire-Atlantique). A gathering to “recollect” but also to “get the investigation moving”, a month and a half after Cynthia’s death. On October 4, this 13-year-old girl died in “questionable circumstances”, her parents write today. The victim, who suffered from epilepsy, was found lifeless in a bathtub at the Institut médico-éducatif (IME) that she attended. Transported to Nantes University Hospital, the young girl finally died the following night.
What happened? that day? The answers are still missing from Cynthia’s parents, who filed complaint to; the police station. Several associations of families affected by autism have recently sent an open letter to the President of the Republic. “This young girl would have drowned, in 18 centimeters of water, they write. We draw your attention to the fact […] that it has been left unattended for 30 minutes. […] The bereaved family has had no answers from the IME since, and above all wants to know the exact circumstances of the disappearance of their dear child.”
According to the newspaper Ouest-France, the investigation is still ongoing and the autopsy performed, which must be completed by other examinations , could not truly determine the circumstances of death.