In the police records, Di Marzio’s name is associated with the 1981 attack on the manager of the provincial employment office of Rome Enzo Retrosi, and especially with the attempted kidnapping of the deputy head of the Digos of the capital Nicola Simone on the day of the Befana in 1982… “A brigatista disguised as a postman, with a uniform and a receipt in hand, knocked on the door around 3 pm – the newspaper L’Unità wrote a week later – Simone then first looked through the peephole opened it, but he had his 38 in hand. especially because he didn’t trust it”.
“According to the first reconstruction, the terrorist would have fired at the police officer, who would have had the strength to react by detonating two shots in turn. However, according to the new version, other members of the BR command were stationed at the landing and would have tried to attack Simone to immobilize and rob him. Then the deputy chief of the Digos would have opened fire first, wounding one of the terrorists with two shots and then he would have fallen to the ground in turn by three bullets to the face”.