Chahinez, 31, mother of three, mother of three was burned alive by her husband, who chased her down the street and shot her in the legs before dousing her in a flammable liquid and setting her alight, police said Wednesday.
Thewomanand the 44-year-old man were separated. Their children aged three, seven and 11 lived with their mother.
The man fired several shots at the woman as she fled down a street, hitting her in the legs. After she collapsed, he set her alight, police said.
He was arrested half an hour after the murder in the neighbouring district of Pessac, armed with a pistol, a pellet gun and a cartridge belt, the Bordeaux prosecutor’s office said.
He is suspected both of his wife’s murder and of having started…
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