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October 22, 2021

Romanian woman sentenced to 16 years in prison in Italy

A Romanian woman was sentenced to 16 years in prison in Italy, after she murdered the administrator of a block of flats from Rome, in February, ‘Il Tempo’ reports in its electronic edition, quoted by Mediafax. The decision was taken on Thursday by the Roman judge Valerio Savio, in the case of the murder of Giovanni Santini, aged 63, the manager of a block of flats murdered on February 20 and hidden for three days in a suitcase.

Prosecutor Antonella Nespola had requested a sentence of 30 years in prison for the Romanian woman and her husband, considering both of them guilty of the offence. But the judge granted the two mitigating circumstances. The woman accused of qualified murder and hiding the body was sentenced to 16 years in prison, while her husband received two years in prison for hiding the body and theft. The man will be paroled soon.

According to investigators, the reason of the crime was the theft of EUR 1,500 from the administrator’s bag. The judge also decided that the administrator’s wife and daughter will receive damages of EUR 200,000 each.

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