The man suspected of shooting dead his ex-pregnant companion Sunday night in Marignane, in the Bouches-du-Rhone, gave himself to the police, was learned Monday from concordant sources.
The 32-year-old man went to police at around 10 pm, which was in front of his home. He was placed in custody, said the prosecutor of Aix-en-Provence Achille Kiriakides.
The 84th feminicide since the beginning of the year
The 29-year-old was shot Sunday at around 18:30 with a bullet in her head and stomach while in the car, police sources said. The investigation was entrusted to the Vitrolles police station.
In 2018, 121 women were killed in domestic violence. According to a census conducted by the collective "Femicide by companion or ex", it is the 84th feminicide since January 1, 2019.