Keyword: Maelys de Araujo

Suspect leads police to body of girl who vanished at Alps wedding

A French prosecutor on Wednesday said former army dog-handler Nordahl Lelandais, the chief suspect in the disappearance of a nine-year-old girl from a wedding reception in the French Alps last August, has confessed to 'unintentionally' killing her and led police to a snow-covered ravine where her remains were found.

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Hundreds in silent march in memory of missing French nine-year-old

An estimated 800 people on Wednesday joined a march through the village of Pont-de-Beauvoisin in south-east France in hommage to Maëlys de Araujo exactly four months since she vanished from a local wedding reception, while a man suspected of her killing and that in April of a soldier continues to deny his involvement.

Alps missing girl case suspect says she was in his car, denies abduction

A 34-year-old man has been arrested and placed under investigation for his suspected abduction of nine-year-old Maëlys de Araujo, who disappeared a week ago while she attended a wedding reception, after a sample of her DNA was found in his car which he admits she got into while denying he kidnapped her.

French police search for girl, 9, who went missing at wedding reception

Maelys de Araujo not seen since around 3am on Sunday when she was at a party with parents in town of Pont-de-Beauvoisin in the Alps.