The affair caused a lot of noise in the press. On September 5, 1994, the employees of the bodywork run by Christian Leprince discover the corpses of their boss, his wife and two of their children, Audrey (10 years old) and Sandra (6 years old), at her home in Thorigné-sur-Dué, in Sarthe. The bodies all seem torn. Some were completely torn to pieces, others decapitated. Two days later, the gendarmes arrested the victim’s brother, Dany Leprince, his wife Martin and three other family members. The wife of the main suspect and his eldest daughter denounce the main suspect who in turn ends up confessing. Dany Leprince, however, does not mention her sister-in-law and her nieces. He eventually recanted and proclaimed his innocence.
On March 4, Dany Leprince returned to his hometown almost thirty years after having been sentenced to life imprisonment with a security period of 22 years then having benefited froma conditional release in 2012. “Judicial relentlessness” which he denounces in a book titled They stole my life, published by Flammarion a year ago. The ex-convict who moved to Lot-et-Garonne So he set down his bags last winter at the municipal village hall of Thorigné-sur-Dué for a signing session. Accompanied by his lawyer Mr. Olivier Morice, he then insisted on going to his former home, located not far from that of his murdered brother. The magistrate then told AFP that he hoped have your client’s innocence recognized thanks to “new elements”.
This Danny Leprince theory that made the police laugh
This Wednesday, November 28 the show Criminal Investigations I came back to the Dany Leprince affair. The victim’s brother claims to have confessed to being the perpetrator of the quadruple crime because he felt “extremely tired” in addition toto have some “I’m tired of hearing your daughter cry”. “ I find myself in Rennes, at the remand center. It’s only when I wake up the next day that I realize that I’m not just in prison, but in . » he says.His lawyer then informed him: “Your wife and your daughter accuse you, accuse you”. “If they accuse me, it’s because they know something and maybe they are guilty”, continues his client. And to add: “I repeat the gendarme’s words. Said I’d run behind my brother with butcher’s foil“. His theory would have “makes a lot of people smile” : ” We told me : “What is this kind of rhetoric? He’s half crazy…