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“I was overwhelmed with fear, I hit”: two baker brothers tried in Paris for killing a burglar


REPORT OF THE HEARING - Geoffroy and Thibault Tordeux assure that their burglar represented a danger and that they had no intention of killing him. The issue of self-defense is central to the case.

The thorny question of self-defense is at the heart of the trial of two baker brothers, Geoffroy and Thibault Tordeux - respectively 33 and 34 years old -, tried since Tuesday March 28 before the Paris Assize Court.

Initially indicted for murder, they were finally returned to justice for "

violence resulting in death without intention to give it


They appear free under judicial supervision and each incur fifteen years of imprisonment.

The interrogation of the two brothers took place this Thursday, March 30.

On May 6, 2017, around 3:30 a.m., Thibault Tordeux woke up in his bakery in the 18th arrondissement of Paris.

This is where he lives, in a small apartment adjoining the business acquired a year earlier, with his pregnant companion, his brother Geoffroy and his sister-in-law.

I woke up late and with a start

,” he says at the helm.

While putting on his shoes, Thibault views the bakery's five CCTV cameras to see...

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Source: lefigaro

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