Der Sohn von Sophie Toscan du Plantier bricht das Schweigen in einer erschütternden Netflix-Dokumentation

THE son of Sophie Toscan du Plantier has broken his silence and opened up about her tragic murder in a tell-all Netflix documentary.

Pierre-Louis Baudey, deren mother was horrifically beaten to death whilst holidaying in West Cork, Irland, im 1996, has at last told his story.

Pierre-Louis has at last told the story of his mother's tragic death

Pierre-Louis has at last told the story of his mother’s tragic deathAnerkennung: Rex-Funktionen

Sprechen mit The Independent, Pierre-Louis, 40, told of how the documentary is just one part of the family’s ongoingfight for justice”.

We will never stop the fight for justice, we can’t,” the father-of-two said, explaining that said-to-be killer Ian Bailey was wronglyliving free”.

The death of the French documentary marker is at the centre of new Netflix three-part series, which forensically unpicks the case that stunned Ireland.

Mit dem crime having gone unsolved for 25 Jahre, the new show presents mountains of evidence against prime suspect Bailey, a British journalist.

Pierre-Louis was just 15 when his mother passed away

Pierre-Louis was just 15 when his mother passed awayAnerkennung: Rex-Funktionen
Sophie was murdered while on holiday in West Cork

Sophie was murdered while on holiday in West CorkAnerkennung: AFP oder Lizenzgeber

While Bailey was arrested in connection with the murder, and found guilty in France and sentenced to 25 Jahre im Gefängnis, he has never faced jail time.

Several failed attempts have been made to extradite Bailey, who maintains his innocence in the case, onto French soil in order to be imprisoned.

While also building public outrage at Bailey’s freedom, the documentary aims to celebrate the memory of Sophie, especially from son Pierre-Louispoint of view.

Pierre-Louis, Wer war 15 wann his mother died aged 39, was hesitant at first about making to documentary or writing a book to commemorate her.

The new Netflix documentary looks into forensic evidence around the death

The new Netflix documentary looks into forensic evidence around the deathAnerkennung: Rex-Funktionen

But the father-of-two decided otherwise last year in order to celebrate her life as aarty intellectualand to remember theirvery close” Beziehung.

Pierre-Louis was staying with his grandparentsin France when he was told his mother had been killed, and found dead near her holiday home.

The mother-of-one had been left tangled in the bushes and bloodied as crime scene photos demonstrated at the time.

Pierre-Louis and his family agreed to the documentary on the premise that the photos of her body would not be shown at any point in the series.

Journalist Ian Bailey has been the prime suspect in the case for 25 Jahre

Journalist Ian Bailey has been the prime suspect in the case for 25 JahreAnerkennung: Rex

The horrific images were previously shown in the documentary premiere on Sky, to which Pierre-Louis told director Jim Sheridan he would no longer work with him on the project.

On the other hand, Netflix director John Dowerwho has also faced distrust from the familysaid he has soldiered on with his documentary to tell Sophie’s story.

Sheridan’s film takes the stance that Ian Bailey is a victim of police corruption; we took the view of the family [that he’s guilty],” er sagte.

The Netflix documentary includes new damning evidence, including Bailey’s lack of alibi, and being covered in scratches the following day.

The documentary looks into Bailey's movements before and after Sophie's death

The documentary looks into Bailey’s movements before and after Sophie’s deathAnerkennung: Netflix

The series also details that the journalist had a huge bonfire in his garden in the days after murder, in which police found traces of clothing.

In the documentary, Pierre-Louis details having seen Bailey in the fleshtwo of three timessince Sophie’s death invery hardmeetings.

Bailey may have taken away my mother’s life but he will not take away my freedom to go to Ireland,” Pierre-Louis explained of his visits to West Cork.

Pierre-Louisgrandparents also take part in one scene, giving interviews about their ongoing grief that has seen them becomeso frail”.

I needed [to do] Sie,” Pierre-Louis said of the interviews. “With your friends and family, it’s tabooyou don’t go round speaking about the murder of your mother.

Pierre-Louis, who founded The Association for the Truth About Sophie Toscan du Plantier in 2017, has continued to investigate the murder himself.

He concluded that he hopes the release of the documentary willput pressure on the justice systemin Ireland andget a reaction”.

Sophie: A Murder in West Cork premieres on Netflix on 30 Juni.

Netflix veröffentlicht den Trailer zur neuen Doku-Serie, Sophie: Ein Mord in West Cork