January 25, 2022

Jubillar case: Does Séverine L. know where the body of Delphine Jubillar is? His police custody continues in Gaillac

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Séverine L., the companion and friend of Cédric Jubillar, accused of having killed his wife, was taken into custody this Wednesday, December 15 in the morning at the gendarmerie of Gaillac. Six other people including detainees were heard as witnesses.

It was a real thunderclap in the investigation into the murder of Delphine Jubillar, this Tarn nurse who disappeared since the night of December 15 to 16, 2020, in Cagnac-les-Mines, in the Tarn. Since Wednesday, December 15, Séverine L, 44, a faithful friend of Cédric Jubillar, accused of having killed his wife and imprisoned since last June, has been placed in police custody as part of this decidedly complex investigation.

The gendarmes of the Toulouse research section arrested this mother very early in the morning at her home in Lescure-d’Albigeois, between Cagnac and Albi. She was immediately taken to the premises of the gendarmerie in Gaillac, on the rogatory commission of the two investigating magistrates.

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One year, to the day, after the disappearance of the 33-year-old nurse whose body has still not been found, it is therefore the new companion of her husband, already heard last June, who is found under the fires questions from investigators. She is suspected of “complicity in the concealment of a corpse”. Investigators are trying to find out what Cédric Jubillar, Delphine’s husband, told him about his wife’s disappearance. According to them, Séverine L. could have information or have gathered the confidences of the husband about the murder of which he is accused.

An intimate relationship that begins in mid-April

Cédric Jubillar and Séverine L. have known each other for fifteen years when the Jubillar couple lived in Arthès, before settling in Cagnac-les-Mines. At that time, the plaster craftsman was above all very good friends with one of Séverine’s sons. It is only after the disappearance of Delphine Jubillar that Cédric and Séverine resume contact to seal a new friendship which leads, in mid-April, to a more intimate relationship.

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In the six months which follow the disappearance of Delphine, this woman who exercises the profession of home help gradually enters the life of Cédric. Described as generous and empathetic, she officially takes a stand in favor of Delphine’s husband through numerous messages and photos posted on social networks. She helps him in his daily life, accompanies him to a rally organized by the friends of Delphine, on May 19 in Cagnac-les-Mines. During May, the couple freely posted on a Facebook page. At the beginning of June, Cédric and Séverine seem to distance themselves.

Arrest this Wednesday morning, in Lescure-d’Albigeois, of Séverine, the new companion of Cédric Jubillar.
DDM – Marie-Pierre Volle

“If it’s him, he hides his game well”

During the arrest of Cédric Jubillar, on June 16, Séverine was heard by the investigators. Despite doubts about Cédric’s real actions, she does not accuse him of anything. “If it’s him, he hides his game well,” she confides to investigators. In this period of doubt, she would have asked Cedric what he had done with his wife. He replies, “I buried her on the farm that burned down.” A response tinged with derision and dark humor, as usual.

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The days which follow his imprisonment, Cédric Jubillar remains in contact with Séverine but only by exchanges of letters which are read and dissected by justice. On social networks, Séverine exchanges a lot and comments on the different legal stages, also posting videos, conducting personal research to try to find a lead. Is it during these exchanges that she would have poured herself out to a third party on a possible concealment of Delphine’s body, which she would have concealed voluntarily?

Six other people, including detainees, were heard by investigators as witnesses. They were released during the day. Relatives of Cédric Jubillar were also auditioned. Séverine L’s custody can last until Friday morning.