Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel
In case after case, men practice violence against their families before lashing out at the public.
Her lawyer told a French newspaper that she is now living in a state of perpetual fear and is facing threats.
Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel planned the attack for months, prosecutors said.
Yet again, a deranged mass killer abused the women in his life before striking the public.
With no clear connection to Jihadi groups (and merely a record as a petty criminal), French officials are trying to ascertain whether Bouhlel was a lone actor terrorist or a mentally ill person with whom IS is opportunistically associating.
According to a recent Europol study, some 80 percent of Islamic State recruits have criminal records and some 20 percent were diagnosed with mental health issues.
The 31-year-old reportedly had no known ties to terror groups.