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Murder on board
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2011 3:25 PM
Joined: 02/05/2008
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According to reports in the French press, Fabrice Vial, President of Group Vial and CNC (formerly Couach Yachts), was killed aboard his yacht around 1 a.m. on Friday, August 12, while the vessel was in Porto Vecchio.

An article on states that Vial apparently was shot and sustained a fatal wound between his neck and upper back. Sources say that a RIB came close enough to the yacht for someone to fire shots.

A murder investigation has been opened and the gendarmerie is investigating, Le nouvel Observateur reports.

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