• Short Summary

    FRENCH FILM STAR, ALAIN DELON, HAS BEEN TAKEN INTO CUSTODY FOLLOWING POLICE QUESTIONING IN PARIS TODAY (THURSDAY) ON THE MURDER OF HIS FRIEND AND BODYGUARDS, STEPHAN MARKOVIC.

  • Description

    FRENCH FILM STAR, ALAIN DELON, HAS BEEN TAKEN INTO CUSTODY FOLLOWING POLICE QUESTIONING IN PARIS TODAY (THURSDAY) ON THE MURDER OF HIS FRIEND AND BODYGUARDS, STEPHAN MARKOVIC. THE POLICE SAID DELON WOULD HAVE TO REMAIN AT THEIR DISPOSAL IN THEIR OFFICES FOR A MAXIMUM 48 HOURS - WHEN THEY MUST EITHER RELEASE HIM OR BRING HIM BEFORE AN EXAMINING MAGISTRATE TO BE NOTIFIED OF A SPECIFIC CHARGE.

    TODAY'S SESSION WAS THE FOURTH TIME POLICE HAVE INTERROGATED DELON SINCE THE DISCOVERY OF MARKOVIC'S BODY FOUR MONTHS AGO TIED UP IN A SACK ON A REFUSE DUMP NEAR VERSAILLES. MARKOVIC HAD BEEN SHOT DEAD, BUT THE POLICE NEVER RECOVERED THE WEAPON AND HAD NO SOLID CLUES TO WORK ON, NOR COULD THEY FIND A MOTIVE FOR THE MURDER.

    AS DELON ARRIVED AT THE MINISTRY OF THE INTERIOR TODAY, HE TOLD JOURNALIST: "I HAVE FLU AND RUNNING A TEMPERATURE ... BUT I MADE IT A POINT TO COME". THE POLICE ALSO WANTED TO QUESTION DELON'S FILM STAR WIFE, NATALIE, BUT SHE IS FILMING IN ROME AND HAS SAID SHE COULD NOT RETURN IMMEDIATELY. AT THE VERSAILLES LAW COURTS TODAY, AN EXAMINING MAGISTRATE QUESTIONED FOR THE FIRST TIME A 52-YEAR-OLD RESTAURANT OWNER, FRANCOIS MARCANTONI, WHO WAS CHARGED WITH COMPLICITY IN THE MURDER LAST WEEK.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA12SUXPUDQTHI5TH43DGBNN72B
    Media URN:
    VLVA12SUXPUDQTHI5TH43DGBNN72B
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/01/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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