6 months Notorious French ‘doctor’ who killed family released to abbey Manilatimes |World
FONTGOMBAULT, France: A Frenchman who killed his parents, wife and children after pretending to be a successful doctor for two decades in a case that inspired a book and films was released Friday after 26 years in jail and immediately moved into a monastery. Jean-Claude Romand, 65, left the Saint-Maur prison near Bourges in central France and entered the nearby Benedictine monastery in Fontgombault where he is now expected to live. A source close to the case, who asked not to be named, confirmed he had headed straight to the Fontgombault Abbey. One of France’s most notorious killers, Romand murdered ... more