JUSTICE She received three years in prison, two of which were suspended
The Limoges court. (illustration) — Medhu Fedouach
- A 28-year-old woman was sentenced by the Limoges Court of Appeal to three years in prison, two of which were suspended for incitement to suicide of his ex-companion who jumped from the Naves viaduct in Corrèze, in June 2019.
- The qualification was retained in view of the content of some of the 6,000 messages found in the phone of the victim.
- The defendant's lawyers believe that the victim “decided alone, freely and in his soul and conscience, to end his life”
Three years in prison, two of which were suspended. It’s worth it. which a 28-year-old woman was sentenced on Wednesday by the Limoges Court of Appeal, which found her guilty of inciting her ex-companion at jump off an overpass in 2019.
This pharmacist was confused by the discovery of nearly 6,000 messages in the recovered phone. in the hand of the victim, a 44-year-old pharmacy technician. “It’s horrible, we are planning your suicide”, had written the ex-girlfriend in one of these SMS. “Didn't mean to kill you but sometimes it’s the only solution,” another read. “Twelve hours to go and I will be released,” the man wrote before jumping from the Naves viaduct in Corrèze. The young woman replied: “It’s long anyway”.
His lawyers, Mes Balthazar Lévy and Martin Reynaud, deplored the “the criminal qualification retained” against their client (incitement to suicide) because they believe that the victim has “decided; alone, freely and in his soul and conscience, to put an end to his days.” In the first instance, the magistrates had underlined the “moral demolition” suffered by the forty-year-old at blows of destructive messages.
A planned collective suicide
On June 7, 2019, a week before her suicide, the defendant offered her a to “kill each other together” in order to seal their love to never. For Me Aurélie Pinardon, lawyer for the victim's family, this sentence had “forged; his determination and drove him to suicide.” A few days later, the young woman had announced to him; to renounce suicide, in particular after having met another companion.
“It’s scheduled for you have given me envy talking to me this weekend. I’t thought; that you would do it with me, we would have been reunited for eternity, so I matured the idea, I’m sure of myself. So yes, I will have the courage to do it,” replied the victim.
Before the investigating judge, the defendant admitted having told him on TV that he phone “Go ahead, jump”. The father of two had obeyed him and was then thrown away. in the void. At the hearing, the defendant had only expressed no regrets, no remorse. The victim’s brother said he was satisfied with the sentencing on Wednesday.
“My brother was a square, stable person and his life has changed. tipped when he met her. If we brought this story in court is also for the honor of my brother, of his children,” he explained.