Public prosecutor Eric Vailliant
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Woman 'admitted killing babies at birth'

A Frenchwoman has been placed under investigation over the deaths of eight newborn babies, while her husband has been freed without charge.

Public prosecutor Eric Vailliant said that Mrs Cottrez had admitted killing the babies at birth, while husband Pierre-Marie Cottrez said he knew nothing about the pregnancies.

  • 29 Jul 2010
  • From the section Europe