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Man kills his wife with a spade in Villemagne-l’Argentière

20 Minutes, Aug 17

Last Thursday a tragedy unfolded in a house in Villemagne-l’Argentière, north of Bédarieux and Hérépian, Hérault, when a divorcing man and wife were arguing,

The couple who were in the middle of divorce proceedings were arguing in their home. The 78 year old man lost his temper and attacked his 73 year old wife with a garden spade. He landed several blows to her head.

When she collapsed, the man called for help, immediately admitting what he had done.

This Saturday he is due to be indicted for spousal murder.

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