Wednesday, May 18

Gironde. A man who would have tried to kill his girlfriend taken into custody

A man, already convicted of domestic violence and suspected of an attempted murder of his partner in Libourne, was indicted and imprisoned on Saturday.

After 48 hours in police custody, the suspect, aged 33, was indicted for attempted aggravated homicide and temporarily imprisoned.

vs. “His life is now out of danger and his vital prognosis is no longer engaged,” the prosecution said on Saturday.

The police arrested the companion on the spot, who was in the process of performing a pressure point on the victim’s chest. The couple’s 5-year-old child, who was also at home, was taken care of.

Possible “psychiatric disorders”

The suspect, originally from Guadeloupe, “could present psychiatric disorders”, which are “being evaluated” and has already been “convicted twice for domestic violence”, indicated the prosecution on Friday.

After a first conviction in 2017, the criminal court of Libourne had pronounced in December 2020 against him a sentence of 8 months of imprisonment including 4 months suspended probation, including in particular a ban on appearing at the marital home and to enter into a relationship. with the victim.

According to the first elements of the investigation, he “would have resumed living together with his ex-companion for several weeks by settling again at his home,” said the prosecution.

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