Yvan Colonna was a jailed Corsican nationalist convicted of killing a local official in 1998 and whose prison assault sparked protests on the French Mediterranean island.
He had been serving a life sentence for the crime.
The death of Yvan Colonna came as a surprise to many, as many did not anticipate him to die in the manner in which he did after serving a life sentence. Accused of assassination and belonging to a terrorist organization. Colonna was found guilty and sentenced to a life sentence in prison. He was imprisoned at the Toulon-La Farlède detention center for the rest of his life.
He was assaulted in prison in March 2022. Corsica was engulfed in violence as a result. He died three weeks after being attacked in prison by an Islamist for allegedly “disrespecting prophet Muhammad” on March 21, 2022, at the age of 61.
When he was proclaimed dead on Monday evening, he was under armed protection in a hospital in Marseille, in the south of France. Colonna had been in a coma since March 2, when he was pummeled by a fellow inmate who was serving life for terrorism charges.
Yvan Colonna Age, Family, and Early Life
Yvan Colonna was born on April 7, 1960 in Ajaccio, France. He was 61 years old at the time of his death. He was the son of Jean-Hugues Colonna, a former member of the National Assembly for the Socialist Party elected in the Alpes-Maritimes, and a recipient of the French Legion d’honneur.
When he was a teen his family moved to Nice and lived there. However, we do not have any further information regarding his mother as nothing about his mother has been written in his Wikipedia profile.
Similarly, We believe he had a brother with whom he worked as his brother had a bar in which he worked after returning to Corsica after completing his studies.
Therefore, we cannot give you any detailed information about his early life. However, as soon as we learn more about him and his life, we will update everything relevant to him and his life.
Yvan became a member of a nationalist militant group affiliated with the FLNC, and he is accused of being involved in multiple terrorist attacks in the region. He is suspected of being involved in an attack on the Pietrosella police station.
Claude Érignac, the prefect of Corsica, was assassinated as he departed a theatre onto avenue Colonna-d’Ornano in Ajaccio on February 6, 1998, at 9:05 p.m. Yvan Colonna was identified as the perpetrator during the interrogation, but he had already gone. The largest manhunt in French history ensued as a result of this. On June 4, 2003, he was arrested.
During his incarceration awaiting trial, he claimed repeatedly that he was innocent and that he was the victim of biased press coverage, which resulted in his conviction before his trial. Colonna was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison on December 13, 2007.
Which school and college did he go to?
His high school education was completed and he then studied to become a teacher of physical education and sports. When he returned to Corsica in 1981, he stopped studying, and he spent the rest of his life in Corsica.
Yvan Colonna’s Net Worth, How much does he earn?
At the time of writing, it is impossible to assess his net worth with no information about him or his earnings. We’ll update this area as soon as we have more information regarding his earnings.
He was a married man and was married to Stephanie Colonna.
We do not have precise information about his social media status. When we receive more detailed information surrounding his social media handles, we will update this sec
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