July 9, 2019

Newsy Today


Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse: Laura, killed by her ex-companion, was a committed woman

The crime of Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse, which took place in the night from Friday to Saturday, begins to deliver his keys. The alleged perpetrator of the murder of his ex-companion was presented this Monday in Versailles to an examining magistrate. A judicial inquiry was opened for spousal homicide. The suspect should be subject to a warrant of committal.

The victim, Laura Mocanu, a 30-year-old woman, was from a small village in Romania. Rather discreet, she had made herself. Very committed to the humanitarian field with respect to her compatriots, this over-graduate, in her country as in France, in particular with the obtaining in 2018 of her third Master 2 at the School of Higher Studies in Social Sciences (EHESS ), was trained in project management. Laura then worked with slum populations in Lille and Paris in several solidarity associations.

"She had put a very firm end to the relationship with her spouse but had agreed to host it temporarily"

In 2015, she co-founded in Paris, Home, Cooperation, Integration for newcomers (Acina). In this association of assistance to foreigners in precarious situation and poor housing, which now has thirty employees, the emotion was immense this Monday.

"I knew that she had put a very firm end to the relationship with her spouse but had agreed to temporarily accommodate her. I got it on the phone on Friday. She was very happy to fly on Saturday morning for a holiday in Cuba. She did not show up for registration on Saturday, and I called the police today (note: Monday) because I had no news. I worried a little. And when I learned what had happened, I immediately notified her sister. I have completely collapsed, "loose, in tears, Sarah Berthelot, the other co-founder of Acina.

"His strength of character was extraordinary"

After regaining consciousness, she agrees to talk about her friend. "His strength of character was extraordinary. She had left us in March to travel and rest a little bit of all these commitments for five years, "she says.

At Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse, in the neighborhood where she lived, a neighbor remembers having accompanied her to the station. "I had talked with this smiling young woman. She was surprised to talk to neighbors because she thought nobody knew each other here. She told me she wanted to get closer to Paris because the trip was too long for her, "said the pensioner who heard neither shouting nor particular noises the night of the facts.