the case of the Rodier family, personnal study



Welcome in this file about the Rodier case and their accomplice Paul Serres.

Before you start reading these few lines, let me summ the case for you: in 1762, a family of thieves is arrested with one of their accomplice near Mende. They will be judged and condemned to death by hanging to life exile. Nothing very unusual would you say. Except one of the accusations was that they had trained wolves to attack people so they can rob them more easily...
Only two years before the case of the Beast, one might wonder. More when you know that the oldest son of the family, condemned to spend the rest of his days in jail, never actually went to prison...

Here below you can find the different chapters.