The victim of a murder attempt, she wants to get a worthwhile copy

News 23 December, 2017
  • Claudia Berthiaume

    Saturday, December 23, 2017 01:00

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    Struck with fists, stabbed her five times and dragged by the hair by her ex-partner, France (fictitious name) was almost die at a stop bus from Rivière-Beaudette, in August 2014. Saved in extremis by two good samaritans, the mother of a family, 50-year-old now struggles to denounce the violence.

    “He missed his blow, and here I am in front of you. For the moment, I am “, has launched the lady judge Eric Hamel this week.

    When commenting on the sentence of her ex-husband, Robert of The Star, France has courageously recounted the ordeal that she has lived there over three years. A folding screen separated the accused.

    Clear Message

    Calling it man of 62 years of ” murderer lucky “, the Crown is claiming 15 years of prison for acts of domestic violence extreme has posed this paramedic retired.

    “There is a person in the room who can launch a clear message that society will not tolerate this kind of crime : it is you, monsieur the judge,” argued Pierre-Olivier Gagnon, even going so far as to request that the accused serves half of his sentence – instead of the third before being eligible for parole.

    Pierre-Richard Deshommes, defence, believes that seven years of detention are sufficient.

    “I’m sure when the award will be made, I will be able to alleviate that sense of powerlessness and bring back the feeling of peace and safety I need,” said France.

    His nightmare began in the summer of 2014, when she broke up with Robert The Star after four years of relationship. It has not accepted the break-up.

    “I didn’t want it to be with another “, he confessed to a psychiatrist after the crime.


    Robert The Star has attempted to reclaim that which had been his stroke of lightning, in vain.

    It has, therefore, been inundated with text messages, sometimes threatening, sometimes tender, imploring her to go back on its decision (see below).

    The mother of this family also found a photo of his ex in his wallet on which it was inscribed : “I love you. I will following [sic] “.

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    Robert The Star has placed a photo of himself in the portfolio of France after the rupture.

    Terrorized, France has urged him several times to stop harassing them.

    “His insistence disturbed me and put me in a state of constant surveillance “, she pointed out this week, at the courthouse in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield.

    Text messages disturbing

    Before attempting to kill it, Robert The Star flooded his former spouse text messages, sometimes threatening and sometimes tender, to convince her to reconnect with him.

    August 9, 2014

    • Robert : ” You give another chance, trying at least and think very big. “
    • France : ” No Bob that is finished. It is certain that I’m not talking about it. […] “
    • Robert : ” There is not question. […] “
    • Robert : ” Help me to remove this arrow, which to me breaks the heart, help me to repair stp my chip. My heart bleeds. I love you, I love you and I love you, help me to heal my heart, I have so much pain. “

    August 10, 2014

    • France : ” Bob, there is nothing to fix. Yes we had a good time all the two, and I never shall forget what thou hast done for us. Now it no longer works. You go out of your things from the house today. You have to leave today. “
    • Robert : ” Eat shit, it will take the police. “

    August 13, 2014

    • France : ” Stop me texting. Let the time pass. We can talk about that later if we want to stay friends. Take care of yourself as you are to me as promised yesterday stp. You have lots of people around you. Here, I am going to close my cell phone for some time. “
    • Robert : ” I don’t want to be your friend, but your spouse, your knight. “

    Weapons seized

    She even contacted the police because of the about of suicide of his former spouse. The patrollers who intervened, seized the arms of the man.

    On the morning of 17 August 2014, France went to a rest stop in Rivière-Beaudette, where she had the habit of buying donuts and coffee.

    As she left the drive through of Tim Hortons, a sport utility vehicle (SUV), black, Mitsubishi, has barred the road. It was Robert of The Star.

    The sixties approached the car to France to talk to him. The latter had not opened his window only a few inches, while ensuring that its doors were locked.

    Robert of The Star has claimed to be in need of assistance after a collision. France told him to call the police.

    The man took a step back, saying : “Look, can you see how I have lost weight ? “And then, without warning, he assené of violent punches on the face.

    With a knife in black, Robert The Star then cut off the safety belt from the lady, to the height of the neck.

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    The weapon of the crime.

    Then, he stabbed his ex-spouse five times on the left flank.

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    The vehicle of France, whose waistband has been cut during the assault.

    Removal of the spleen

    The spleen and the envelope of the heart of France have been affected by the old ambulance. She lost the first organ, which makes it extremely vulnerable to bacteria, according to what was explained to Me, Marie-Audrai Joset, of the Crown, the judge Hamel.

    Robert The Star has dragged his ex by the hair up to his vehicle.

    “I have small ropes here, we will finish it with small cords,” he has said.

    “Help,” screamed France, fighting with all his strength so that he will not strangle, not with plastic fasteners of type Ty-Rap.

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    A bag of Ty-raps was in the vehicle of Robert of The Star.

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    Robert The Star also had a roll of Duct Tape in his glove compartment.

    Suicide attempt

    Two good samaritans ran to help the lady, while Robert de The Star fled with his SUV. They made tourniquets to France to avoid the empty of blood.

    A police chase was subsequently engaged to find the suspect. Located at the landing of the ferry connecting Hudson to Oka, still Montégérie, he tried to outrun the officers at speeds of up to 140 km/h.

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    The police officers of the Sûreté du Québec have caused a collision in order to achieve intercept Robert of The Star.

    The patrol caused a collision that ended the pursuit. They found the suspect in a piteous state, he had tried to commit suicide by stabbing in the chest and the cutting of the throat.

    After a stay in the hospital, Robert Star took the road to the prison. He has been accused of attempted murder, forcible confinement, uttering threats and dangerous driving.


    Barely two months later, he was able to convince the judge Michel Mercier that he was not a danger to society. The magistrate was released pending trial, subject to a deposit of 3500 $ and a residency at her sister.

    “This step has slowed my healing, I was trapped. The hyper-vigilance 24 hours-24 was de rigueur for me, ” said France, stunned.

    Robert of The Star is not again attacked her, but he pointed a handgun at the face of a truck driver, a year to the day after the murder attempt on France. Stopped by two police officers the next day, he jumped on the steering wheel of the autopatrouille to cause a face-to-face with a semi-trailer.


    The two officers were wounded, the driver seriously. This time, Robert of The Star remained in prison.

    Last march, he recognized that he had attempted to kill France.

    The mother of a family has body bruised, but she regained the moral, thanks to the psychological help and constant support of her loved ones.

    More than ever, it has the taste of living.

    “The images of this scene to me will remain etched for a long time even if I am proud that I have overcome this struggle,” she stressed.

    Judge Eric Hamel will make his award in march 2018.