Death of MavaChou: an investigation opened for “moral harassment having led to suicide”

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MavaChou, YouTuber and influencer, died on December 22 and victim of online harassment, was she driven to suicide? An investigation was opened by the Epinal prosecutor’s office.

The investigation into the death of MavaChou, YouTuber and influencer, on December 22, in conditions that remain to be clarified, is now in the hands of justice.

At first, the Epinal prosecutor’s office in the Vosges automatically opened an investigation to find the causes of the death of the young woman, Maëva Frossard, whose real name is 32 years old. But, according to The Parisian, an investigation entrusted to the gendarmes of the Remiremont research brigade was also opened, from December 22, for “moral harassment having led to suicide”. According to our colleagues, it should make it possible to identify any Internet users who could have, on social networks, incited the young woman to end her life.

Complaint for moral harassment and provocation to suicide

In March 2021, the influencer, who had 151,000 subscribers to her YouTube channel, 38,000 on Facebook and 90,000 on Instagram, had confided to being the victim of online harassment from several Internet users. She claimed that her four children were also victims of this phenomenon.

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In addition, MavaChou had filed a complaint just before her death against her ex-husband and against X for moral harassment. “A complaint was lodged in the name of Maëva and her new spouse for moral harassment and provocation to suicide against her ex-husband and against X. Unfortunately the complaint left the day of her death”, indicated the lawyer of the mother of a family Me Stéphane Giuranna.

“It is akin to a modern day homicide”

“Today, to me, it is akin to a modern day homicide. You can kill someone with a few words, false information and harassment, considered the lawyer. It is imperative that the public authorities react. , toughen laws, give investigative services the means to identify stalkers who are cowards, write behind their screens and feel all-powerful, fear must change sides “.

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The death Wednesday, December 22 “at the end of the day” of the 32-year-old woman, mother of four children and known to relate for years her life on video, was announced the next day on her Facebook account in a “post validated by her family “which did not specify the causes of his death and asked” not to seek to know more “.