Richard Remes, 57, admits he assault with sulfuric acid on Patricia Lefranc, 48: Vitrioleur trial
Richard Remes, 57, says I have matured the idea of acid
He threw sulfuric acid in the faces of his former lover
Richard Remes threw sulfuric acid in the faces of his former lover Patricia Lefranc, 48
Patricia Lefranc face is wreck and not being identified
Richard Remes admitted his mistake
Attack carried out by Patricia Lefranc’s former lover Richard Remes
BRUSSELS: Richard Remes, 57, admitted on Monday that the idea of an assault with sulfuric acid on Patricia Lefranc, 48, had matured the used this product which is used to clean the battery of a car. He is accused of attempted murder in Belgium, Patricia Lefranc before the Brussels Assizes.
Richard Remes threw sulfuric acid in the faces of his former lover, Patricia Lefranc, December 1, 2009, in Molenbeek-Saint-Jean.
The incident took place early afternoon in the building where the victim resided and the accused Avenue Sippelberg.
Richard Remes had used a ruse to get Patricia Lefranc in the lobby of the building. When the elevator was down, her former lover was waiting for him and had sprayed the sulfuric acid (formerly known as oil of vitriol) on her face and upper body.
Patricia Lefranc had been rescued by the employees of the company near the building. After suffering a martyr for many minutes, the corroding gnawing the skin of her face. She had been hospitalized at the Burn Service of Queen Astrid Military Hospital of Neder-Over-Heembeek. She had been lay in comma for 3 months.
Richard Remes, “I used sulfuric acid to the car my daughter, that’s true. Actually I did some research to learn more about the sulfuric acid, but only out of curiosity. . I no longer say what I have read exactly. Over time, the idea of aggression in sulfuric acid has germinated in my mind Richard Remes
“I used sulfuric acid to the car my daughter, that’s true,” he told Richard Remes Monday .”Then I actually did some research to learn more about this product, but only out of curiosity. I no longer say what I have read exactly. Over time, the idea [of aggression in sulfuric acid] has germinated in my mind,” Richard Remes admitted Monday.
He had poured sulfuric acid into a bowl and also in a tin can in the trash when he went down in the lobby of the building. Richard Remes has confessed he still had not been caused by the victim. But in his final statement, he stated that he met Patricia Lefranc in the building and he had “humiliated” of his action. The President of the Assize Court, Karin Gerard, has also questioned the accused on the mixture of water and sulfuric acid. The survey had shown that Richard Remes had consulted on the dangerous product websites.
It was well noted that adding water to acid caused of increase in temperature of about 100°C. The accused, however, still supported in this regard, he did not know. ”I added water in the bowl for the same amount of sulfuric acid because I had spilled some product on the ground just before”, he comes as an explanation. ”I really liked Patricia Lefranc. It was love at first sight as we do not often meet,” he said. The accused has finished calling his gesture of “cry of revolt” or “cry for help”, while admitting that Patrica Lefranc did not deserve to suffer.
The trial continues Tuesday with the hearing investigators and judges.