A 19-year-old Tunisian died Friday at the Vincennes detention center (CRA), where another
Expulsion had already passed away this summer, according to sources on Sunday. On Friday, the young man "was found dead in bed in the late morning by another detainee" and "an autopsy attributed his death to massive pulmonary edema," said a source close to the case.
The testimonies of other selected people "have highlighted a context of high consumption of drugs, mixed the night before with narcotics," said this source. Toxicological analyzes are underway to verify it. When questioned, the Paris public prosecutor announced having opened "an investigation in search of the causes of the death".
On August 19, a Romanian man in his twenties was also dead in his bed at the CRA in Vincennes. No violence was reported and drugs were seized locally. With a capacity of 235 seats, the CRA de Vincennes, constantly full and marked by tensions, welcomes migrants and migrants in deportation procedure for a maximum of ninety days. By mid-September, 3,225 people had attended this center since the beginning of the year.