what we know about the young woman who died after being hit by her ex

what we know about the young woman who died after being hit by her ex
what we know about the young woman who died after being hit by her ex

A 33-year-old woman died in hospital after being hit by car by her ex-partner in Riedisheim (Haut-Rhin) Friday May 17 in the evening, AFP learned this Sunday May 19.

Witnesses alerted the police, and the young woman was transported to Mulhouse hospital then to the Strasbourg CHRU by helicopter, according to a police Source. Unfortunately, she did not survive her injuries..

The alleged murderer was arrested in a drunken state. Aged 44, he was indicted on Sunday for murder of a spouse. The prosecution requested his placement in pre-trial detention. He was already known to the police for domestic violence.

According to the first elements of the investigation, the man allegedly made his partner get out of the car, walked away before returning to hit her.

On average, over recent years, a feminicide occurs every three days in France. According to the Minister of Justice Eric Dupond-Moretti, there were 118 in 2022 and 94 in 2023, a decreasing figure welcomed with caution by feminist associations.

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