Tragedy in Ischia. In the autopsy the truth about the death of Marcus Cooke

Tragedy in Ischia. In the autopsy the truth about the death of Marcus Cooke
Tragedy in Ischia. In the autopsy the truth about the death of Marcus Cooke
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Words weigh like boulders. A human drama, an unexpected tragedy that still shakes the island of Ischia and on which the authorities will clarify, establishing without a shadow of a doubt what the causes and dynamics that led to the death of 46-year-old Marcus Cooke, found body on Monday morning in the family home in Montevico in Lacco Ameno. The deputy prosecutor ordered the autopsy examination. The body was transferred to Naples this morning at dawn, despite the weather alert. Here the experts will perform the autopsy. From the medical report, the incontrovertible data on the causes of death whose outlines are clear without excluding any hypothesis. A tragedy, in the face of which we must have the utmost respect. The man, 46 years of English nationality, had moved to the ‘ Neapolitan island that gave its origins to its American wife. Yesterday he was found lifeless inside his home. His teenage daughter (the eldest of three brothers) found him dead. Once the alarm was sounded, the intervention of the 118 doctors was requested who, once they arrived on the spot, could do nothing but ascertain the man’s death. The carabinieri of the Casamicciola station and of the Radiomobile Operations Unit of Ischia also arrived on the spot, led by Captain Tiziano Laganà and coordinated respectively by lieutenants Arturo Battello and Sergio De Luca. For the military there seems to be no doubts about the causes of death. The 46-year-old would have committed his own death, using a trouser belt to implement the extreme. This is the conclusion reached by the investigators of the weapon after accessing the house that was the scene of the tragedy. No sign, until yesterday’s dramatic epilogue, had hinted at such an extreme gesture. No letter or message was found at the place of discovery. The doctors who attended, the coroner on the spot, could not rule out any other causes of death. As per practice, the deputy prosecutor on duty was informed of the incident and ordered the autopsy examination. The body was temporarily transported to the Rizzoli hospital, and this morning it reached the forensic medicine institute of the Second Polyclinic of Naples.


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