The Colonel of gendarmerie, and Arno Beltrami, 44 years old, who exchanged himself for a hostage of the terrorist in the supermarket Required in the South of France, were married in the hospital with his girlfriend, a veterinarian by the name of Mariel for a few hours before death.
About it writes on Sunday, March 25, French newspaper Le Monde.
Father Jean-Baptiste held both the ceremony, wedding and extreme unction, in the night from Friday to Saturday in the intensive care unit of the hospital of Carcassonne. in the intensive care ward. The wedding, which the couple had planned to hold in June this year, took about an hour.
Recall that last Friday, armed man stole a car Opel Corsa, opening fire on him. The driver of the car was injured, the passenger, 60-year-old Jean Mezieres, a resident of the village of villedubert just died on the spot.
Grower mézières was respected and known in the native villedubert just where was part of the organizing Committee of the festival. The driver of the car remains in the hospital, the threat to his life persists.
Breaking into the supermarket, the terrorist shot the seller and the buyer. The seller, a 50-year-old Christian Miedwie, was, according to friends, «good and brave man»: presumably, he died trying to stop the terrorist.
In 2014, Christian Miedwie was a candidate in the municipal elections Required. He is survived by his wife and two children, newly born first grandchild.
On Saturday evening, as it became known the name of the buyer, who was killed by terrorist. This – 65-year-old hervé Pine, a former bricklayer, never left Treb, and loved to go to Super U,
Beltram was one of the first law enforcement officers appeared on the scene. Upon entering the building a supermarket, he told the terrorist that he is ready to take the place of one of the hostages held by them. Mobile phone Beltram’s terrorist used to contact the police. After a few minutes of negotiations that yielded nothing, shots rang out. Beltram was soon wounded and taken to hospital, where she later died.
French media say that the actions of the Colonel saved the lives of several people. The President of France Emmanuel macron instructed to hold celebrations in memory of Lieutenant Colonel Beltrame.