LATEST: French rocker Bertrand Cantat has arrived back in France to complete his jail sentence for killing actress girlfriend Marie Trintignant.

The 41-year-old NOIR DESIR singer was sentenced to eight years in a Lithuanian prison in May (04) for causing the actress's death during a violent argument in a Vilnius hotel room last year (03).

Cantat arrived in Toulouse earlier today (28SEP04), so he can finish his jail sentence nearer his relatives.

During the trial, the court heard that Cantat hit his lover four times. Trintignant, daughter of French film star Jean-Louis Trintignant, fell into a coma and died five days later.

28/09/2004 17:32