(ANSA) - LECCE, SEPTEMBER 26 - The funeral of Daniele De Santis from Salento began in the cathedral of Lecce last September 21 stabbed with his girlfriend in the palace where they lived.
The funeral of the girl, EleonoraManta, will be celebrated in the afternoon in Seclì (Lecce), her native country.
The 33-year-old's coffin made its entrance between two wings of young aspiring race directors of the Lecce Section of which Daniele belonged.
They wear a white T-shirt with an imprinted image of Daniele busy on a field and the words: "Here there is everything to say that you are there. Have a good trip and then, rest if you can".
The funeral ceremony is officiated by the Archbishop of Lecce, Monsignor Domenico Seccia.
There are numerous representatives of the referees association led by Marcello Nicchi, national president of Aia, Danilo Giannoccaro and Luigi Nasca, members of the referee commission series A, Antonio D'Amatodesignatore referee series C and Paolo Prato president of Aia Lecce.
The entrance to the cathedral is forbidden to journalists and aicineoperatori at the behest of the family.