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Strangolò Elisa Pomarelli for a “no”: 20 years for Massimo Sebastiani


He was sentenced to 20 years in prison Massimo Sebastianic, the 45-year-old worker from Campogrande di Carpaneto, in the province of Piacenza, who died on August 25, 2019 Elisa Pomarelli, 28 years old, originally from Borgotrebbia. The man confessed to strangling the girl, his friend, after a refusal and to throwing the body in a ditch in the countryside of Grottarello.

Prosecutor Grazia Pradella, head of the investigation, had demanded 24 years in prison for Sebastiani – arrested after a few days on the run in the hills of Piacenza – charged with voluntary murder and hiding a corpse and tried in abbreviated form. “This is not justice, 20 years is a short time. He deserved a life sentencesaid the victim’s family after reading the sentence.

‘He deserved life imprisonment’

No justice has been done, I have no words for it, I am really disappointedElisa’s sister, Paola Pomarelli, noted.

To me he deserved a life sentence, it was fair to ask. There can be no alternative”, Were instead the words of the mother by Elisha, Maria Cristina. “Nothing takes the pain away, the pain is always there – the woman added -. But it is correct that he is given a life sentence for what he has done, for a person who kills no other aggravating circumstances are necessary. My daughter considered him a friend. I never thought he was violent, for what little I knew him I trusted him. I didn’t know him well, but I always thought he was a good person“The victim’s family was a civil party to the process.

the murder

Elisa was murdered on August 25, 2019 by Massimo Sebastiani, a 45-year-old worker from Campogrande di Carpaneto. A man who blindly trusted the young Borgotrebbia employee, only 28 years old, and with whom she spent a lot of time together. The two were quoted friendship almost by accident and their relationship, up until that dramatic Sunday, seemed to be unrelated to sentimental entanglements. That’s how it was until Sebastiani fell in love with the ”your Tatyand, after a refusal, he decided to kill her.

That late summer day, the two were having lunch in restaurant ”Il Lupo”, near Piacenza. At 2:45 p.m., the worker was caught by city surveillance cameras at a gas station: he was alone in the car. Elisa had probably already passed out as her tormentor tried to cover up the traces of the murder just committed. “I wanted to go for a ride with my girlfriend, but she didn’t want to come. I’m going to work in the countryside again,” he told the coordinator’s owner. Elisa’s tortured body was found 13 days after the crime in the countryside of Gropparello. Sebastiani was arrested on September 9. “I wanted her, she had become an obsession with me,” he confessed to the detectives.


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