When the verdict of the Doubs Assize Court was announced on Tuesday, the young 31-year-old Chilean, who claims to be innocent, remained frozen, looking dejected. Article written by Published on 04/12/2022 14:51 Updated on 04/12/2022 15:24 Reading time: 1 min. “I am not Narumi’s killer”. Despite his statements claiming his innocence, the Chilean Nicolas Zepeda was sentenced on Tuesday April 12 to 28 years in prison for the assassination of his former Japanese girlfriend, Narumi Kurosaki, in 2016 in Besançon. “I’m not who I want, but I’m not an assassin, I’m not Narumi’s assassin,” he said again, in French, during his last speech on Tuesday morning. At the statement of the verdict of the Doubs Assize Court and after four hours of deliberation, the 31-year-old young man, against whom life imprisonment had been requested, remained frozen, the dejected look. Sitting opposite him, Narumi Kurosaki’s mother observed him, her head tilted slightly to the side, handkerchief in hand and still holding the photo of her daughter, which she has not let go of since the start of the trial. 15 days earlier. Narumi Kurosaki’s body has never been found despite an intense search. The 21-year-old student arrived in Besançon in the summer of 2016 for a year of study after breaking up with Nicolas Zepeda. Without warning her, he had come to find her in Besançon and had spent the night of December 4 to 5 with her. The student has never been seen since. Share: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share by email Share link
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