Serial killer Michel Fourniret was hospitalized urgently on May 8, according to several media including “Le Parisien” and BFMTV, which cited concurring sources on Monday. Its vital prognosis would be engaged and “Non-reversible”.
“We are convinced that Michel Fourniret has many other murders to his credit”
At 79, the man who has been nicknamed “the Ogre of the Ardennes” suffers from heart problems and mental degeneration. He was placed in a coma, specifies “the Parisian”. The doctors of the interregional secure hospital unit of La Salpêtrière in Paris not considering him to be resuscitated, an end-of-life support protocol would have been put in place, continues the media.
Michel Fourniret had suffered from health problems for several months. He was found unconscious in his cell last November and hospitalized at Henri-Mondor hospital in Créteil following a heart attack.
Estelle Mouzin’s body still untraceable
The killer was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murders of seven young women and teenage girls between 1987 and 2001, and is indicted in four other cases.
Estelle Mouzin case: how Michel Fourniret ended up cracking
In March 2020, he confessed to having killed Estelle Mouzin, a 9-year-old child who disappeared in 2003. However, he gave no information allowing her body to be located. The latest research carried out at the end of April proved unsuccessful.