Frenchman sentenced to 25 years in prison for killing his wife
Jonathann Daval confessed to beating and strangling his wife after first reporting her missing
A French court sentenced Jonathann Daval to 25 years in prison on Saturday 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. Earlier, he had said “Sorry, Sorry” in the dock, looking towards his wife’s parents.