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Turetta's parents forego prison interview with son

2023-11-29T13:58:19.835Z

Highlights: Turetta's parents forego prison interview with son. The decision is understood to have been motivated by the need toprovide psychological support. On Tuesday Turetta admitted to killing Cecchettin and said he was "heartbroken" He was arrested near Leipzig in Germany on November 19 after more than a week on the run and extradited to Italy forprosecution last Saturday. The murder has shocked Italy, in part because of theage of the victim and because the brutality ofthe killing.


The parents of Filippo Turetta, the 21-year-old Padua University biomedical university student under investigation for kidnapping and murdering his ex girlfriend Giulia Cecchettin on November 11, on Wednesday forewent their authorized interview with their ... © ANSA


(ANSA) - ROME, NOV 29 - The parents of Filippo Turetta, the21-year-old Padua University biomedical university student underinvestigation for kidnapping and murdering his ex girlfriendGiulia Cecchettin on November 11, on Wednesday forewent theirauthorized interview with their son in Verona's Montorio jailwhere he is being held.
   The decision is understood to have been motivated by the need toprovide psychological support to both Turetta and his parents.
   On Tuesday Turetta admitted to killing Cecchettin in a statementhe gave to a preliminary investigations judge and said he was"heartbroken" and wanted to pay fully for what he had done.
   He was arrested near Leipzig in Germany on November 19 aftermore than a week on the run and extradited to Italy forprosecution last Saturday.
   Cecchettin's murder has shocked Italy, in part because of theage of the victim and murderer and because of the brutality ofthe killing.
   It has also heightened the need to combat gender-based violenceas it was only part of a long series of femicides in Italy.
   (ANSA).

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