In Soings-en-Sologne (Loir-et-Cher), on Sunday July 17, a 51-year-old woman killed her neighbor with a hunting rifle in revenge for the incessant barking of her dog.
She has lost her mind. Sunday July 17, in the small town of Soings-en-Sologne (Loir-et-Cher), a 51-year-old woman killed her octogenarian neighbor of two gun shots to get revenge for his dog’s incessant barking. According to our colleagues from The New Republic, the fifties came out of her house at the end of the day, armed with a shotgun. Seeing her thus equipped, some neighbors intervened to disarm her and make her turn back. They thought they had succeeded, until two shots rang out a little later, shortly before 10 p.m.
Dispatched to the scene, the emergency services discovered the lifeless body of the neighbor, who lived alone with her pet. The 50-year-old was at home, “lying close to her sofa“. She immediately identified herself as the author of the shotsindicates a press release from the public prosecutor of Blois, Frédéric Chevallier, and explained that he took action because “frequent and regular verbal altercations with his neighbor, the victim, about barking dogs”. According to La Nouvelle République, she suffered from personality disorders and had been placed on medication by a psychiatrist.
She faces life imprisonment
In the small town of Soings-en-Sologne, it’s amazement. “It’s unthinkable such a thing, it’s a disaster!“, indignantly the mayor of the city, Bernard Biette, in the columns of Le Parisien. First placed in police custody, the author of the shots was indicted on Tuesday for murder, said the prosecutor of Blois. Although she has no criminal record, she faces life imprisonment.