Female in Gironde: Gérald Darmanin requests an IGGN investigation

The victim, killed on Friday, had complained twice in February against his former companion, who killed himself. The man had been sentenced in 2006 to twenty years of criminal imprisonment for an attempted assassination on an ex-spouse.

MO12345lemonde with AFP

Gérald Darmanin asked for an administrative inquiry of the General Inspectorate of the National Gendarmerie (IGGN) after the murder, Friday March 3 in Gironde, of a woman by her ex-spouse against whom she had filed two complaints, learned on Saturday the France-Presse agency from the Ministry of the Interior.

The victim, aged about fifty years, was killed at his home in Saint-Laurent-d’Arce with several stab wounds in his throat and belly by his former companion, who was found hanged in the garage. The couple had been separated since “mid-January” and the woman “had filed a complaint on February 5 then on February 23” at the gendarmerie of Saint-André-de-Cubzac for “violence without incapacity” and “Diffusion of images Bringing to the intimacy of his private life, “wrote the Libourne prosecutor, Olivier Kern, in a press release. 2>

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The 62 -year -old man was sentenced in 2006 by the Gironde Assize Court to twenty years’ imprisonment for an assassination attempt committed in 2003 on a former spouse, said the magistrate . It was the subject of “a conditional reduction measure” by the judge of the application of sentences and resided in the municipality of Montendre (Charente-Maritime), with a ban on entering this former companion, added the parquet.

The number of feminicides increased by 20 % in France in 2021 compared to the previous year, with 122 women who died under the blows of their spouse or ex-spouse, against 102 in 2020, according to figures from the Ministry of The interior.

/Media reports cited above.