Frenchman accused of child’s murder goes on trial for second killing

Nordahl Lelandais arrives at the courthouse on the first day of his trial for the murder of Arthur Noyer. – AFP pic, May 3, 2021.

A FORMER French soldier, who has admitted killing an eight-year-old girl in a case that shook the country nearly four years ago, appeared in court today on charges that he also beat a man to death just a few months before.

Nordahl Lelandais, 38, was brought from prison to the courthouse in Chambery, a town in the French Alps where the victim, another soldier, was last seen after leaving a nightclub.

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