The director of the Spa circuit is found dead in her home after being murdered by her husband

Sebastian Vettel, at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit, in Belgium.

Sebastian Vettel, at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit, in Belgium.
The Spa-Francorchamps circuit, in Belgium.

The director of the Belgian circuit of Spa-Francorchamps, Nathalie Maillet, It was found dead at dawn today at his home in the town of Gouvy, in a crime committed by her husband, who subsequently took his own life.

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According to a statement from the Public Prosecutor’s Office collected by the Belgian public radio television RTBF, the police found the lifeless bodies of two women and a man at the home of the couple with gunshot wounds. The second woman would be, according to other local media, Maillet’s lawyer.

“According to the first information collected, the man would have deliberately used his weapon against the two women, including his wife, resulting in his death, before commit suicide”, Says the statement.

The Prosecutor’s Office of the Belgian province of Luxembourg is already investigating what happened and an investigating judge, the prosecutor, a forensic doctor, a ballistics expert and the technical and scientific laboratory of the police have traveled to the scene.

Maillet, of French nationality, assumed the direction of the circuit in 2016 after leading in an eco-architecture study, although she had previously been linked to motorsport through her father, uncle and husband.

The event coincides with the celebration this weekend of the Ypres rally at the Spa circuit, where the Belgian Thierry Neuville (Hyundai i20) has risen with the victory.

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