Crime of passion

A France international, a champion cyclist, a gun and a deadly affair. Written for issue twenty-three of The Blizzard, this is the true story of Pierre Mony, the footballer who got away with murder. The story was also published in The Guardian.

Originally published in issue twenty-three of The Blizzard.

You can also read the full story in The Guardian.

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The killer, French international footballer Pierre Mony:
Pierre Mony

And the victim, champion cyclist and Grand Prix motor racing driver Jean Delpierre:
Jean Delpierre

 

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