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Iconic feminicide back in court


STORY – In this case at the origin of the Grenelle domestic violence, Bruno Garcia-Cruciani had received life imprisonment for the assassination of his ex-spouse, Julie Douib.

It is a landmark case in terms of domestic violence and homicides that is coming back to justice.

This Friday opens in Ajaccio the appeal trial of Bruno Garcia-Cruciani, sentenced on June 16, 2021 to life imprisonment with 22 years of security for the assassination of his ex-companion, Julie Douib.

"In a way, Julie Douib did not die on March 3, 2019. She died the day she met Bruno Garcia-Cruciani"

, had launched the Advocate General at first instance.

The victim and the accused meet in 2006, while the first is seasonal in a bar in Haute-Corse.

From their relationship are born two boys, Enzo* in 2008 and Arthur* in 2011. But the

"Prince Charming"

imagined by the young woman quickly reveals his true nature.

In a way, Julie Douib did not die on March 3, 2019. She died the day she met Bruno Garcia-Cruciani

Advocate General at first instance

Disputes, insults, psychological and physical violence accumulate.

“She kept telling me 'he's going to kill me'.

I answered him “he just wants to scare you”

, testifies one of the friends of the disappeared at the first trial.

End of September…

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Source: lefigaro

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