Bertrand Cantat, left,
the French rock star convicted of manslaughter for beating his
actress girlfriend to death, sits in a car as he is released from a
prison early Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2007 near Toulouse, southwestern
France. Cantat, serving an eight-year sentence for the 2003 fatal
beating of 41-year-old French actress Marie Trintignant in a Vilnius
hotel room, Lithuania, was released ahead of schedule based in part
on his good behavior.