Frenchman gets 25-year jail term for killing wife, burning body


(From left) Jean-Pierre Fouillot, Jonathann Daval and Isabelle Fouillot at a press conference in Gray, eastern France, on November 2, 2017, before it became known that Daval had murdered their daughter. – EPA pic, November 22, 2020.

A FRENCH court yesterday sentenced Jonathann Daval to 25 years in prison for killing his wife and then burning her body, in a case that shocked the country.

The 36-year-old Frenchman was impassive as the verdict was read out. He turned to look at members of his own family who were present.


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