Her husband tortured her for years – so she murdered him in cold blood

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Valérie Bacot was on trial for shooting her husband, Daniel Polette. (PHOTO: Youtube)
Valérie Bacot was on trial for shooting her husband, Daniel Polette. (PHOTO: Youtube)

She described it as a living hell, trapped in a nightmare with a man who tormented her every day, controlling and abusing her until she could take no more.

After 25 years of being beaten, pimped out and terrified for her life, she shot her husband in the back of the neck in front of two of her children – and then buried him with the kids’ help.

In the five years since Daniel Polette’s death, Valérie Bacot has become well known in France. She wrote a bestselling book, Everyone Knew, about her trauma and became a poster child for abused women.

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