Who is Valérie Bacot (French Woman Shot Dead)?
Valérie Bacot a Franch Woman who killed a man who raped her for years as her stepfather before becoming her husband and pimp goes on trial for his murder in France.
Valerie Bacot was just 12 when Daniel Polette began raping her. He was jailed but later returned to the family home and allegedly resumed the abuse.
She alleges he forced her to marry him and fathered her four children.
Ms Bacot admits killing him in 2016 but more than 600,000 people have signed a petition calling for her release.
She says she shot Polette dead during an encounter in which he had allegedly been forcing her to work as a prostitute.
Ms Bacot hid the body with the help of two of her children but was arrested in October 2017 and confessed to the killing.
The trial is a major news story in France and has galvanised public debate about violence against women.
Valérie Bacot Wikipedia, Bio
Valérie Bacot is a convicted felon and a victim French woman, who was sexually abused by a man named Daniel Polette for years.
What makes her case even stronger is the fact that Daniel was her stepfather, who later forcibly married her and also made her a mother of 4 children.
The abuse started when Valerie was just 12. It has been reported that she did not face the abuse and tried to get help. Indeed she got some help and her stepfather Daniel was imprisoned for 2 years.
Valérie Bacot Family
Valerie Bacot’s family consists of her 4 children, all of whom she had with her late stepfather-turned-husband Daniel Polette.
Women who are in fear for their lives and kill their abusers need greater protection, not to be labelled calculated and murderers. These cases are not rare. Criminal courts continuously fail to recognise abused women.
Valérie Bacot fought for her life.https://t.co/NIJj7omLRp
— David Challen (@David_Challen) June 21, 2021
However, there is not much information regarding them on the web, and neither are there any details about any possible family members.
How Old is Valérie Bacot?
She is 40 years old.
Valérie Bacot Kills Stepfather
Bacot, now aged 40, says she was first attacked by Daniel Polette aged just 12 when he was dating her alcoholic mother – the start of 25 years of horror that saw her forced to marry him and bear four of his children.
During that time Bacot said Polette routinely beat her, attacked her with a hammer, threatened her with a gun, and forced her to sleep with truck drivers near their home in central France while he directed her actions over an earpiece.
But on March 13, 2016, Bacot shot Polette in the back of the head with his gun after she claims he threatened to prostitute their 14-year-old daughter.
Bacot, who has written a book about her experience called Everybody Knew, went before a court in Chalon-sur-Saone, Burgundy, on Monday facing life in jail for Polette’s murder in a case that has caused an outcry in France.
Valérie Bacot Net Worth
His net worth is not disclosed