Jean-Marc Reiser, accused of the disappearance of a woman in 1987, appeals to the Court of Cassation

Jean-Marc Reiser, accused of the disappearance of a woman in 1987, appeals to the Court of Cassation
Jean-Marc Reiser, accused of the disappearance of a woman in 1987, appeals to the Court of Cassation

trial – Jean-Marc Reiser, already twice convicted of rape and murder, appealed to the Court of Cassation on Monday to contest his indictment as part of an investigation into the disappearance of a woman in Strasbourg in 1987

Jean-Marc Reiser, already well known in Alsace for having been sentenced in June 2023 by the Haut-Rhin Assize Court to life imprisonment with 22 years of security for the murder of a young woman, Sophie le Tan, in 2018, continues to be pursued by the courts.

Already twice convicted of rape and murder, he appealed to the Court of Cassation on Monday to challenge his indictment as part of an investigation into the disappearance of a woman in Strasbourg in 1987, Françoise Hohmann, 23 years old.

“I filed the appeal today,” Emmanuel Spano said on Monday, four days after the partial rejection by the Colmar Court of Appeal of an appeal for nullity formulated by Jean-Marc Reiser.

A body never found

In 2001, Jean-Marc Reiser was definitively acquitted of the murder of Françoise Hohmann, 23, for lack of evidence. This vacuum cleaner representative’s last client was Jean-Marc Reiser, she then disappeared and her body was never found. In February 2020, citing “new charges”, the Strasbourg public prosecutor’s office reopened a judicial investigation into this case, not for murder this time, but for “sequestratio(…) Read more on 20minutes

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