A few hundred people, 450 according to the police, mostly youths, have made Tuesday a silent march in the center of Nantes, where were murdered five members of a family whose father is actively sought.
Many young people, college students, and students, marched in silence and the grave beneath a blazing sun, a white rose or a lily-white hand, for half an hour, until the family's home Ligon at 55 Schuman Blvd.
There, crossing each other after the barrage of photographers and cameramen, they laid their flowers at the entrance of the house, the street had been blocked. Some are comforted by holding in their arms, others staring eyes, collected, the scene of the tragedy.
Found since the discovery of the bodies of his wife and four children last week, the father, Xavier Ligon, 50, has been a "search warrant" international. Investigators want to hear it as a "witness"in the context of the judicial investigation "against X " killings.
The body of Ligon and her four children, aged 13-20 years, were found April 21, hidden under the terrace of their home. Autopsies showed the victims were shot dead around 3 to 4 April while they sleep.
Mr. Dupont Ligon was seen for the last time in Roquebrune-sur-Argens in the Var April 15.