The relatives of Salomé Garnesson, the 21-year-old young woman beaten to death and abandoned under a pile of rubbish near the Cagnes-sur-Mer station (Alpes-Maritimes) one night in the summer of 2019, will have to prepare for go through a new trial. Convicted of murder on March 9 and sentenced to life imprisonment – with 22 years of security, his companion Amin Mimouni decided to appeal, learned 20 minutes from consistent sources, confirming information from Nice morning.

“It does not surprise me, given the character and the sentence which had been pronounced”, reacted Me Olivier Giraudo, lawyer for the National Federation of Women’s Solidarity, civil party to the trial before the Assize Court of the Alpes-Maritimes, questioned by 20 minutes. “The family will unfortunately still have to wait to grieve,” he also regretted, specifying that the association would “still be present at his side on appeal”.

Amin Mimouni, 29, who for the first time at the opening of the trial, after more than three years of denials, had admitted to being the author of the murder, had then again called into question the testimonies, even attacking to Salomé Garnesson’s mother. The death of the young woman, considered the 100th feminicide of the year 2019 in France, had aroused a national wave of emotion and indignation.

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