French state on trial over murders of woman and parents by partner

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The sister of a mother of two children who was shot dead with her parents by a partner previously reported to the authorities for domestic violence has brought a court case against the French state for failing to prevent the killings in what her lawyer said was a 'textbook case' of 'neglect at every level'.

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A Frenchwoman whose sister and parents were murdered by the sister's former partner accused the state in court on Monday of being responsible for their deaths over its alleged failure to protect the family, reports FRANCE 24.