On the occasion of the broadcast of the documentary Death of Lady Di: the double of the investigation, one of the photographers present at the time of the accident wants to give his version of the facts.
On August 31, 1997, Lady Diana died in Paris. While the paparazzi chase his car, he will be the victim of a serious accident that will take his life. For the British, these photographers looking for their Princess are partly responsible for her death. On the occasion of a documentary, broadcast in France by Discovery Investigation on August 28 and 29 under the title “The Death of Lady Di: The Double Inquiry”, one of the photographers present at the time of the accident made a great focus.
And faced with accusations from across the Channel that Jacques Langevin wanted to give his version of the facts : “I did my job as a journalist. I didn’t go overboard, I didn’t kill anyone”he begins by showing, before continuing: “And if there are photographers following the car or not, that is not the cause of the accident. It is not true. There is something wrong there” , he explained.
“I even saw the little fine pearls that belonged to the princess”
During the investigation, the French police want to understand what happened : Martine Monteil, head of the criminal brigade, returns to the day of the tragedy for the documentary dedicated to Lady Diana. One who was one of the first people to arrive at the scene minutes after the accident reported the discovery he made on the spot. “We started looking for small signs. We saw brake marks, pieces of red light from another car. On the side, we saw traces of paint”, he recalled, before revealing that he had found jewels belonging to Lady Diana: “I even saw the little fine pearls that belonged to the princess”. A startling discovery. This Wednesday, August 31, it has been 25 years since the mother of princes William and Harry disappeared.