Trial of the murder of Jérémy, a student in Toulouse: has the accused really changed 10 years later?

The main thing is that Jérémy Roze, a 27-year-old pharmacy student, was stabbed in the heart in Toulouse in February 2011. The third trial of one of the killers opened on Tuesday morning in the Haute-Garonne Assize Court.

Has Hicham Ouakki changed? Ten years after the murder of Jérémy Roze, a 27-year-old pharmacy student, on the night of February 26-27, 2011, the trial of one of his murderers was stabbed in the heart in the Saint-Michel district of Toulouse Open Tuesday morning in front of the Assize Court of Haute-Garonne. This 28-year-old man has already been sentenced to life imprisonment twice. The Court of Cassation had overturned the second judgment. New psychological and psychiatric skills were ordered.

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“I acknowledge my participation, but I deny the jump-off,” said the defendant. But I am totally responsible ”. Alain Penin, an experienced psychologist, met Hicham Ouakki in June 2011 and February 2021. He noticed changes every ten years. “In 2011 he was worried, tense and defiant. It took me a long time to get his collaboration. “Hyperactive child, usually intelligent, the defendant lived poorly after his father’s death in 2007. After the murder of Jérémy Roze “he freed himself from all responsibility. He is “a little disgusted” for the victim. He shows emotional immaturity and decreased sociability. He has no moral pain ”.

Jérémy Roze, a pharmacy student, was killed in Toulouse in February 2011. Photo DR The arrival of the Roze family at the Assize Court of Haute-Garonne on Tuesday April 6th. Photo DDM, Nathalie Saint-Affre

In 2021 the picture is more mixed. “I have a completely different man in front of me. There is some appeasement. Regarding the facts, he admits his participation by saying, “Ten years ago I was stupid and outraged.” He knows he deserves a sentence, but feels that he doesn’t deserve life imprisonment. He benefited from the incarceration, it is undeniable. “Hicham Ouakki will be defended by Mes Emmanuelle Franck and Alexandre Martin. “Your expertise was eagerly awaited,” they note. There is a real criticism of his behavior. “