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Case File 1363DMFRA

Gache, circa 1987

Patrick Gache
Missing since April 30, 1987 from Mourmelon Le Grand, Marne, France.
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

Circumstances of Disappearance
On May 4, 1987 the soldiers of the 4th Regiment de Dragons of Mourmelon Le Grand noticed the absence of Patrick Gache during the fall in.
He had left this unit on the afternoon of April 30, 1987 as he was on leave from May 1 to May 3, to go to his family house in Annonay.
He was last seen leaving his regiment on foot to go to the station of Mourmelon Le Petit.
He is a presumed victim of chief adjudant Pierre Chanal, suspect in the disappearances and murders of up to eight young men. All young men disappeared while hitchhiking around Mourmelon.
Chanal committed suicide in October 2003 in hospital after his trial for the murders of Patrick Gache, Patrice Denis and Trevor O'Keefe, found murdered by strangulation on August 8, 1987, had started. Traces of their DNA were found in his vehicle.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

Gendarmerie Nationale
03 26 09 18 22

Source Information:
Disparus de Mourmelon

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