Shortly before the facts, the victim had alerted relatives of the difficulties she was encountering with her husband.
The bodies of a man and a woman in their thirties, mortally wounded by stabbing, were discovered on Saturday at their home in Vaucluse, indicated the parquet floor of Carpentras evoking the track of a feminicide followed of a suicide.
The couple was found at their home in Pernes-Les-Fontaines, the prosecution said, confirming information from France 3.
«The first thesis allows us to consider the hypothesis of a feminicide, a spousal homicide, followed by a suicide“, We added from the same source, specifying that the autopsy of the bodies will take place on Monday.
Shortly before the facts, the victim had alerted relatives of the difficulties she was encountering with her husband. They had warned the gendarmes who went to the couple’s home where they discovered the two bodies.
On July 26 in the same department, a 51-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the parking lot of her workplace in Cavaillon by her companion with whom she was probably in the process of separation, according to the Avignon prosecutor’s office. .
According to the latest figures from the Ministry of the Interior, 146 women were victims of feminicide in 2019 and 102 in 2020. The collective “Femicide by companions or ex“He counted 113 feminicides in 2021.
In total, in France, more than 200,000 women are victims of violence each year, according to the ministry.