Hayange’s conjugal femicide: the government launches an inspection mission

Gérald Darmanin, Eric Dupond-Moretti and Marlène Schiappa want to do “all the light following Hayange’s terrible feminicide”, occurred in the night from Sunday to Monday in Moselle.

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The government wants clarification on Hayange’s marital feminicide. The Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, the Keeper of the Seals, Eric Dupond-Moretti, and the Minister for Citizenship, Marlène Schiappa, announced, Wednesday, May 26, the establishment of an operational inspection mission in order to “all the light following Hayange’s terrible feminicide” in Moselle, occurred during the night from Sunday to Monday. The referral to the General Inspectorate of Administration and the General Inspectorate of Justice to expedite this mission was announced by the Minister of the Interior on Twitter.

Tuesday, the public prosecutor of Metz had refuted everything “dysfunction of judicial services”, and argues that the prosecution had not been notified of complaints by the young woman against her abusive spouse. President The Republicans of the Grand Est region, Jean Rottner, called for Wednesday “an administrative inquiry” about this crime.

During the night from Sunday to Monday, Stéphanie Di Vincenzo, a 22-year-old young woman, was stabbed to death in the middle of the street in Hayange. Shortly after, her 23-year-old husband, a Serb political refugee, suspected of being the perpetrator, was arrested. The young man was known to the courts for several traffic offenses and had just come out of prison. The young woman had already filed a handrail and a complaint against him, in 2020, for “verbal violence, harassment or death threats”, as clarified by the public prosecutor of Metz, Christian Mercuri.

A first inspection mission was launched by the government on May 7 after the marital feminicide in Mérignac. The first conclusions had pointed out “a series of failures“various stakeholders (police, justice, prison administration) in the follow-up of the husband.

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