JUSTICE – The man, suspected of stabbing his spouse deadly Sunday evening in Oberhoffen-sur-Moder (Bas-Rhin), was indicted on Tuesday and placed in custody. The director of the gendarmerie also asked the General Inspectorate of the National Gendarmerie to carry out an "audit" on the intervention.
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Audit of the General Inspectorate of the National Gendarmerie
"It has been required to indict the murder leader and his placement under arrest warrant," said the prosecutor of the Republic of Strasbourg, Yolande Renzi. It states that the relief on the spot found "the death of the young woman whose body was outside the common house, close to the window of the living room". The gendarmes were alerted Sunday, shortly after 23 hours, a dispute in the home of the couple.
While the victim's daughter has publicly criticized the delay of intervention of gendarmes, the gendarmerie said Tuesday evening that its director "asked this morning the IGGN (General Inspectorate of the National Gendarmerie) for an audit realized on the overall conditions of the intervention ".
A complaint "evoking disputes and minor violence" in October
In October, the public prosecutor's office in Strasbourg had received a complaint from the victim "evoking disputes and minor violence without ITT established on alcohol for several months, as well as threats of damage to his vehicle made last July. ", continues the statement from the prosecution. The suspect was summoned "to a hearing in December 2019 due to threats of damage, the investigations carried out did not allow to characterize other offenses".
According to the count of associations, it could be the 131st feminicide of the year 2019. In 2018, 121 women were killed in domestic violence, according to the Ministry of the Interior.