Levallois-Perret: the suspect admits to having strangled his companion


It is indeed at the end of a violent dispute that he killed his companion. The 47-year-old man arrested on Friday night in an apartment on rue Chaptal in Levallois-Perret confessed.

Faced with investigators of the judicial police Hauts-de-Seine, in charge of investigations, the man admitted to strangling his companion confirming the first findings of the forensic. He is indicted for "murder by spouse" according to the floor of Nanterre.

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Injured by a stab wound in the thigh, the suspect was heard by the police while he is still on his hospital bed. "He was taken into custody on Saturday morning and he acknowledged the facts, says the prosecutor of Nanterre, Catherine Denis. In particular, he explained that he had quarreled with his girlfriend after discovering the proof of his infidelity. "

It would be the 130th feminicide since the beginning of the year

It was around 6:30 pm on Friday when firefighters were alerted by a friend of the victim, worried about not being able to reach her. Upon their arrival, relief workers discovered the lifeless body of the 34-year-old woman, her neck marked by traces of strangulation.

The suspect was also in the apartment. It was there that he was arrested before being transported to the hospital, suffering from a thigh wound. This Sunday evening, a prosecutor's assistant and the judge of liberties and detention (JLD) went to Beaujon hospital in Clichy, to serve his indictment for murder and notify him of his placement in pre-trial detention.

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For the record, 121 women were killed in domestic violence in 2018 according to official figures of the Ministry of the Interior. According to the collective "feminicides by companion or ex", the murder of Friday, Levallois-Perret, would be the 130th feminicide since the beginning of the year.

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