The Murder Story of the Wealthiest Woman in Monaco

When Hélène Pastor left her home on the morning of May 21, 2014, she had no idea that this would be her last day on earth, but as things turned out, being one of the wealthiest women in the worlds doesn’t impress the grim ripper when it comes to gunpowder and lead.

The story began – or rather, ended – on a cloudy Wednesday afternoon, when the billionaire heiress of the Monegasque family, one of the most powerful families in Monaco, was ambushed by an assassin that shot her and her chauffeur to death. When it comes to the murder of a women of such power, many immediate suspects come to mind, but who held the true responsibility for the heinous act? For years the answer to this question was a mystery, but recent events pour some light on the shades. Join us as we dig into the details and uncover the full story or love, hate and greed.

Hélène Pastor’s life began as far from the way it ended as possible. As the daughter of one of the richest and most powerful men in Monaco, her early years were more of a fairytale than an espionage. Growing in a family that many refer to as Monaco’s second dynasty, after the royal family, her road to success was guaranteed.


Hélène Pastor. Drawing Caroline Andrieu. Source:

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