Diary Sow, the Senegalese student at Lycée Louis Le Grand in Paris, missing since January 4, can still be found, but investigators seem “quite optimistic that she is alive”, indicates a source close to the investigation to franceinfo on Tuesday January 12th. A consular source, also contacted by franceinfo, had “lifts” which prove that “his life is not in danger”.
According to the latest elements of the investigation, the student in scientific preparation, went to Toulouse to a friend’s house, learned France Bleu Occitanie Tuesday, confirming information from the Midi Dispatch. The 20-year-old went “see her best friend, a medical student in Toulouse, until January 1”, according to the association of Senegalese students of Toulouse contacted by France Bleu Occitanie.
The two friends then returned to Paris, specifies a source close to the investigation at franceinfo. The young woman then picked up some things of her own, in her student room in the 13th arrondissement in Paris. The two friends then disappeared.
Diary Sow was absent during the return to school on January 4 at his establishment. Diary Sow, received the award for “best student” of Senegal in 2018-2019. The investigation for disturbing disappearance opened by the Paris prosecutor’s office was entrusted to the brigade for the repression of delinquency against the person (BRDP). The Senegalese consulate has launched a call for witnesses on social networks, describing the young woman, “of thin build” who “measures 1m72 and has dark brown eyes”.
Students have also gathered and mobilized to try to find her. Some distributed wanted notices with his photo on Sunday in the 13th arrondissement of Paris. On social networks, mobilization is also very important, with the creation of the hashtag “#retrouvonsdiarysow” and the call to change her profile photo to that of the student. Several associations including the association of Senegalese students in France have created a committee to carry out new actions during the week.