The body of a woman was found in advanced state of decomposition last Saturday in a van parked near the Saint Jean train station in Bordeaux. It was a Cameroonian lady by name Nyangono Thecla , 51 years who was a prostitute offering her services illegally in her mobile van close to the railway station.
According to French Police, the backup heater she was using , located in the cockpit, could have produced too much carbon monoxide which she inhaled and suffocated. Thecla had been missing for close to 15 days.Her relatives became worried about her absence and alerted the police which led to the discovery of her decomposing body.
Prosecutors in Bordeaux had ordered an autopsy to determine the exact cause and date of death.