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Montpellier: a man kills his wife before committing suicide in court

“Montpellier: a man kills his wife before committing suicide in court”

An armed man from a gun killedé his wife before killing himself in front of the Montpellier judicial court, this Tuesday, February 20, 2024. The couple was in the process of separating according to several sources.

Gunshots and two people died at the scene Montpellier. This Tuesday, February 20, around 2 p.m., an armed man of a pistol fired in the head of a woman and killed her in the forecourt of the judicial court, then returned to the courthouse. the weapon against him, making à new fire at head level. According to information from France Bleu Hérault, the man was to appear in court for domestic violence and shot& ;eacute; on his wife when she left the courthouse. The two victims were aged around sixty and lived in the same city. Castelnau-le-Lez according to local media. The man responsible for the shooting practiced sports shooting according to the same source.

The couple was in the process of separating and had an appointment for divorce proceedings according to Le Parisien. The preferred path at the moment is that of feminicide followed by suicide report l'AFP. "We are not dealing with terrorism at all", but about a case concerning "a man and a woman who were separating" , aprecisedé &agrav; l'AFP a source close to the authorities. 

The police intervened after the gunshots were reported in front of the court, the H&eacute prefecture said ;rault in a press release. The intervention is now over and the final results show two deaths. Midi Libre reports that'à At the request of the public prosecutor, the entire establishment was arrested. evacuated.

The perimeter has been expanded. looped during the intervention of the police. If the event is over according to the prefecture, the area remains secured by the police. The prefect is on site while the prosecutor must also go to the site. A communication by the public prosecutor is planned around 4 p.m.


Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116