Rivalries between two rap groups from Saint-Michel-sur-Orge and Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois, in Essonne.
This is how a fight between five people led to the death of a 19-year-old young man on the night of July 15-16.
A 22-year-old man was indicted for murder and imprisoned, the Evry prosecutor's office announced on Thursday.
Arrested on Tuesday, in the investigation entrusted to the departmental security of Essonne, the suspect was referred Thursday morning and then indicted for murder and attempted murder in legal recidivism, said the prosecution, specifying that there is no had no other arrests.
He was remanded in custody Thursday evening by the judge of freedoms and detention, in accordance with the requisitions of the prosecution.
Out of business, he had been placed in an artificial coma for several days
The victim is described by a police source as the leader of a district of Saint-Michel-sur-Orge (Essonne).
She had been seriously hit on the head and body while she was "in the heart of the rival district" of Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois, about thirty kilometers south of Paris.
Hospitalized and placed in a coma, she died a few days later.
This brawl is part of the rivalry between two rap groups from these two cities.
This tension is exacerbated by the dissemination of rap clips on the Internet.
In Essonne, two young people were killed in less than 24 hours in February
At the end of May, in this context of rivalry, a 15-year-old teenager was violently hit with a hammer in Saint-Michel-sur-Orge.
Out of business, he had been placed in an artificial coma for several days.
Two minors aged 16 and 17 were indicted for "attempted murder" and imprisoned in this investigation.
This attack was notably claimed in a clip a few days before the deadly brawl in July.
Several brawls between bands of young rivals, with frequent but rarely fatal clashes, have affected Ile-de-France in recent months.
In Essonne, two young people were killed in less than 24 hours during two separate brawls in February.
According to the Ministry of the Interior, 357 clashes between gangs were recorded in 2020 against 288 in 2019, an increase of nearly 25%.
In Essonne, the figure rose from 56 to 91 between these two years.
Essonne: The 19-year-old beaten up has died
Essonne: A 19-year-old boy beaten up in Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois