Jacqueline Wild, pardon in 2016, is dead - The Point

It is at his home of La-Selle-sur-le-Bied (Loiret) that Jacqueline Wild went on the 23rd of July, at the age of 72 years. In the town where she lived, 47 years,

Jacqueline Wild, pardon in 2016, is dead - The Point

It is at his home of La-Selle-sur-le-Bied (Loiret) that Jacqueline Wild went on the 23rd of July, at the age of 72 years. In the town where she lived, 47 years, with her husband Norbert Marot. It is in their lodge this small town that she was constantly subjected to the extreme violence of her husband, an alcoholic and incestuous towards his daughters. Here also she has shot three rifle shots in the back of the September 10, 2012. The case was highly publicised and asked this thorny question : can we, in France, to do justice itself ? The answer is obviously "no". This is the reason why Jacqueline Wild was sentenced to ten years imprisonment on 28 October 2014 by the assize court of the Loiret to have killed her husband (a verdict confirmed in 2015 by the court of appeal of Blois).

It becomes a symbol of the victims of domestic violence

of course, Jacqueline wild had invoked self-defence, it that since 47 was suffering beatings from her husband – who have earned four trips to the emergency room between 2007 and 2012. It will have to wait for his conviction for Jacqueline Wild to become a true symbol of the victims of domestic violence suffered by women. Everywhere, protests and petitions are multiplying. The sexagenarian, supported by her daughters - themselves victims of the endless violence of the father - also receives the support of many personalities, like Anne Hidalgo, maire PS de Paris, who created a support committee, or Jean-Luc Mélenchon (BIA), which calls for "the immediate release" of Jacqueline Wild, as well as " the revision of the law on self-defence ".

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Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, then mp, LR, makes even a visit to Jacqueline Wild in prison, before that Valérie Pécresse, calls directly to the president of the Republic to ask for the grace of the latter. The mobilization has given rise to a grace partial, granted January 31, 2016, by François Hollande. It is a first victory for the advocates of Jacqueline Wild, My Nathalie Tomasini and Janine Bonaggiunta, have been continuously fighting to obtain the release of their client, calling already during the trial " to push the limits of self-defense applied to situations of domestic violence ". This first through partial allows you to Jacqueline Wild to submit an application for parole in August 2016, refused by the court of enforcement of sentences of Melun. To the general surprise, this request will be also rejected by the court of appeal of Paris in November of the same year.

A full grace given by François Hollande

denials are motivated by the same arguments : Jacqueline Wild is not enough questioned about her crime and does not understand the meaning of the sentence. The judges wish, however, that it asks its share of responsibility in the operation pathological of her marriage ". In fact, Jacqueline Wild had never filed a complaint for domestic violence.

A month after this rejection by the court of appeal of Paris, François Hollande puts yet an end to the detention of Jacqueline Wild, saying a thanks total towards this woman of 69 years. If there is one of their most basic right – the grace is a legacy of the monarchy – the president of the Republic will, therefore, contrary to the four decisions of justice independent. A lot of magistrates have also seen this with a obstacle to their authority. His decision had also been described as conduct of a "politician" by his opponents.

On 28 December 2016, immediately after the announcement of François Holland, Jacqueline Wild is freed, but not forgiven. Invited on the plateau of France 2 a few days after her release, she had again claimed not to regret her gesture.

Updated Date: 29 July 2020, 07:33

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