Interview with Ian Bailey prime suspect in Sophie Toscan Du Plantier murder - True Crime.

FOR a man with a 25-year murder sentence hanging over his head, Ian Bailey seems remarkably chipper.

The 64-year-old, who was convicted of killing French filmmaker Sophie Toscan du Plantier, is sitting in his local pub when he tells the Sun breezily: “I keep on keeping on.”

Sophie was 39 when she was pummelled beyond recognition with a breeze block close to her remote Irish holiday cottage in December 1996.

Bailey was twice arrested by Irish police for her murder but never charged.

He was later tried and found guilty in his absence by authorities in France.

He's recently been the subject of two high-profile documentaries. One on Netflix, another on Sky.

But speaking exclusively to The Sun this week, he insists he is innocent and has nothing to hide.

We went to West Cork to interview Bailey to ask about his life, the accusations against him and what he believes happened to Sophie Toscan Du Plantier.

Read more: www.thesun.co.uk/news/17390618/sophie-toscan-du-plantier-murder-ian-bailey/

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