Murder of Vanesa: a mass and a white march organized this Friday in Tonneins

The rally in memory of the teenager killed a week ago will leave from the town hall of the city and will go to the college.

A white march in memory of Vanesa, a 14-year-old girl killed last week, will take place this Friday evening in the town of Tonneins (Lot-et-Garonne), where she lived with her family.

This gathering is organized by the city and the child protection association La Mouette.

A walk from the town hall to the college at 6:30 p.m.

The march will leave the town hall at 6:30 p.m., and will head towards the Germillac college, where Vanesa was studying in 4th grade, explains the town hall on its website. The other events scheduled for that day, as part of the World Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, are canceled warned the city.

“The whole city and all the people who want to join will come”, explained on our antenna Monday Dante Rinaudo, mayor of Tonneins.

The association La Mouette offers participants to bring with them white flowers to leave in front of the college at the end of the course.

Mass scheduled for 5:30 p.m.

“A mass will be celebrated at Notre Dame Church at 5:30 p.m.”, also warns the municipality. This moment of meditation was organized by Vanesa’s parents, who developed it with the priest Philippe D’Halluin. Family and friends will be present.

The parents could then take part in the white march.

The town hall and the association La Mouette launched a kitty to support Vanesa’s family, who recently arrived in France.

A 31-year-old man, arrested shortly after the teenager disappeared, has confessed to raping and killing Vanesa. He was indicted on Sunday for kidnapping and forcible confinement, rape and murder of a minor and placed in pre-trial detention.

Salome Vincendon

Salome Vincendon BFMTV journalist

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