Life imprisonment for Giovanni Padovani, the 28-year-old who killed his ex-girlfriend Alessandra Matteuzzi, 56, outside her house on 23 August 2022 in Bologna.
This was established by the Assize Court of Bologna, presided over by judge Domenico Pasquariello, after two hours of deliberation.
Matteuzzi was killed by kicks, punches, hammers and finally hit with a bench.
The aggravating circumstances of stalking, the bond of emotional bond, abject motives and premeditation have been confirmed for the former footballer, as requested by the Prosecutor's Office.
The mayor, Matteo Lepore, was also in the room.
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