Sunday, January 16

Feminicide. Woman killed in Meurthe-et-Moselle: the suspect indicted and imprisoned

A 51-year-old man who admitted stabbing his 56-year-old companion on January 1 in Labry (in Meurthe-et-Moselle) was indicted on Monday for murder by spouse. He was remanded in custody, report our colleagues from the Republican Lorrain.

The victim was found Saturday morning in Labry. The suspect quickly admitted to having carried several stab wounds “following an argument”, and continued his confession during his interrogations, indicated the public prosecutor of Nancy, François Pérain. According to the magistrate, “no complaint” or “handbook had been filed by the victim”. The suspect was not known for acts of domestic violence but for traffic offenses, drug use or damage.

A noose found in the apartment

These are the couple’s neighbors who alerted the police to the occurrence of a “clearly violent marital dispute in an apartment in their building,” François Pérain said on Saturday. On their arrival, the police had discovered the body of the victim, who presented “numerous wounds by stabbing”, and with a knife “planted in his chest”. The police had also found in the apartment “a rope with a noose”, which the suspect wanted to use to end his life, still according to the prosecutor.

Employee at the town hall of Jarny, a neighboring town, the suspect said he was, at the time of the facts, “on sick leave for nervous breakdown”.

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