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Ua part of the veil is lifted. The Aix-en-Provence prosecutor revealed this Sunday, March 31, that the bones of little Émile, aged 2 and a half, had been discovered the day earlier than, “near the hamlet Vernet”, the place the place he had mysteriously disappeared on July 8, 2023, with out leaving any hint. The lawyer for the younger boy's household reacted in a press launch referring to “tragic” and “feared” information. The household was knowledgeable of the macabre discovery on Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m., whereas they had been at Easter mass.

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“The time has come for mourning, contemplation and prayer,” declared the household’s lawyer, quoted by Le Figaro. He added that for Emile's dad and mom, very spiritual, discovering the kid's mortal stays was an indication “on this Resurrection Sunday […] “.

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They “would like to thank all those who helped and supported them as well as the investigating judges and investigators for their work, their professionalism, their personal commitment and their humanity which have been of great comfort to them these recent months and in particular on this day,” the lawyer additional clarified. The lawyer for Émile's grandparents, Me Isabelle Colombani, affirmed, for her half, on Sunday morning, that she didn’t want to “make a statement at this time, out of respect for the family”.

The investigation is now persevering with within the hamlet of Haut-Vernet, which is as soon as once more closed to site visitors to permit excavations to renew within the space the place the bones had been found by a walker.