74-year-old Isabelle Balkany, who had cancer 4 months after her second suicide attempt, left the hospital

Isabelle Balkany at the bottom of the wave. The former politician, who has been in conflict with the law for several years, has seen his health deteriorate. The latest news is she had surgery for cancer, left the hospital after being there for months after a second suicide attempt.

As a reminder, Patrick Balkany was elected mayor of Levallois-Perret twice, the first in 1983 and the second in 2001. In his second choice, he was supported by his wife, who was his first assistant in charge of children, schoolwork and communication. .

In addition to his post as mayor, the man was also elected deputy for the fifth district of Hauts-de-Seine between 1988 and 2017.

Isabelle Balkany, along with her husband Patrick Balkany, at the Paris courthouse on February 3, 2020, to file an appeal for tax evasion, which she is accused of. | Photo: Getty Images

Unfortunately, a beautiful political career has been tainted by a legal scandal that has made headlines in the press since 2013, the first year of the couple’s indictment.

Having badly experienced the situation, Isabelle Balkany tried more than once to end her life. Unfortunately, the mother of the family was diagnosed with cancer as well as the problems she had with the law.

Isabelle Balkany in court, 18 October 2019. | Photo: Getty Images


Isabelle Balkany and her husband have been fighting for their freedom for several years. They face justice for a case of hidden wealth (in the world), large-scale money laundering and tax evasion.

The couple later found themselves in jail for three years with a weight over their heads. You should know that Patrick Balkany was imprisoned for the first time in September 2019 before being released on parole in February 2020. After a five-month prison sentence, the man was released due to health problems.

Isabelle Balkany attended a city council in Levallois-Perret on April 15, 2019. | Photo: Getty Images

The ex-deputy’s wife escaped from custody due to her age and health condition. After the call, the latter still lost her freedom, as she was under electronic surveillance with her husband. Wearing a bracelet is mandatory, the Balkans were placed under house arrest on their properties.

Knowing that they had to abide by the conditions imposed by justice, the defendants did not deign to ignore them, risking once again jail time. According to information from Le Parisien, the couple would leave the 1,000 m2 interior of the mill outside of the permitted check-out hours.

Patrick Balkany and his wife, Isabelle Balkany, attended a city council in Levallois-Perret on April 15, 2019. | Photo: Getty Images

Patrick and Isabelle Balkany would also have triggered the alert a dozen times and visibly tiredly missed appointments with integration and probation counselors.

Witnessing her fatigue, Isabelle Balkany did not hesitate to express herself in social networks.

“(…) Exhausted by my age, mine, my hatred for others, suffering for the man in my life”

trusted one of his writings.

A cry of alarm he initiated to his subscribers. Remember, the politician had a dark period before and almost passed out.

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The phrase that Isabelle Balkany feared so much was finally pronounced in 2019. The prison sentence finished off Patrick’s wife. She chose to end her life to get rid of her worries, to get rid of her worries. Fortunately, his project was interrupted by Vanessa Balkany.

“For the first time in my life, my daughter saved me by forcibly preventing me from swallowing all the tablets I had prepared”

He trusted Isabelle in an interview with BFMTV in February 2022.

French politician Patrick Balkany with his wife Isabelle Balkany and their daughter Vanessa at Levallois Perret, 25 February 2001. | Photo: Getty Images

The mother had to be taken to the hospital to get up. Of course, he managed to swallow a few pills before his daughter managed to save him.

“They know very well that my wife is fragile, she protests over the phone. And let him live it! He’s in the hospital now. He is still torn between life and death. I’ve had enough judges!”

He trusted Patrick Balkany during an interview that showed his anger towards justice.

Patrick Balkany and his daughter Vanessa Oiknine pose in Michel Sardou’s dressing room after his performance at the Palais Omnisports de Bercy on December 14, 2012 in Paris, France. | Photo: Getty Images

The defendant’s lawyer also confirmed his client’s fragility, saying that his client was “not empowered” and was “completely straight” psychologically and physically.

After the first attempt, Isabelle once again tried to find a way out of death. On February 3, 2022, just before his second suicide, the politician launched the warning “I just want to sleep …” on social networks. This put him back in the hospital.

On top of that, the former municipal assistant received bad news about his health during his last stay in the hospital.

Isabelle Balkany in court, 18 October 2019. | Photo: Getty Images

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After her second suicide attempt, Isabelle Balkany’s health became progressively worse. She was hospitalized for the fifteenth time. It seems that the politician would have been suffering from Covid for a long time in addition to his physical and psychological problems.

According to his lawyer, he was also diagnosed with lung cancer, which resulted in major surgery.

“After the discovery of cancerous tumors (…) in the right lung, he is currently receiving post-operative care at home”

She endorsed Me Pierre-Olivier in her interview on BFMTV.

Isabelle Balkany speaks on the phone as she waits outside Sante prison in Paris on February 12, 2020. | Photo: Getty Images

Now in convalescence, his illness requires heavy treatment. The remainder of his conviction is pending. Whether she will join her husband in prison or remain under house arrest, no one knows. Remember, the latter has been imprisoned since March 2022.

Isabelle Balkany, who has temporarily escaped justice due to health problems, will be the subject of the judges’ next call. Knowing that suicide is not a consequence, she will need to be strong to face the fate that has been reserved for her.

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The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 01-46-21-46-46. Other international suicide hotlines can be found at befrienders.org.