Last executions in Paris: Claude Buffet and Roger Bontems are guillotined at La Santé Prison.

Claude Buffet was a French criminal who was executed along with his accomplice, Roger Bontems (1936–1972), on 28 November 1972 by guillotine at La Santé Prison and buried at Ivry Cemetery. Both men had been convicted of the murders of prison warder Guy Girardot and prison nurse Nicole Comte in 1971, whom they had taken hostage while Buffet was already serving a life sentence in Clairvaux Prison. Robert Badinter was their defence lawyer.

Last executions in Paris: Claude Buffet and Roger Bontems are guillotined at La Santé Prison.

November 28, 1972

Claude Buffet was a French criminal who was executed along with his accomplice, Roger Bontems (1936–1972), on 28 November 1972 by guillotine at La Santé Prison and buried at Ivry Cemetery. Both men had been convicted of the murders of prison warder Guy Girardot and prison nurse Nicole Comte in 1971, whom they had taken hostage while Buffet was already serving a life sentence in Clairvaux Prison. Robert Badinter was their defence lawyer.

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