Collapse of the rubble in the Galleria Umberto, 5 sentences for the death of Salvatore Giordano

Collapse of the rubble in the Galleria Umberto, 5 sentences for the death of Salvatore Giordano
Collapse of the rubble in the Galleria Umberto, 5 sentences for the death of Salvatore Giordano
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Five sentences and one acquittal. Thus ended the trial against the six defendants called to answer for the death of Salvatore Giordanoa 14-year-old student from Marano di Napoli who came on 5 July 2014 hit and killed by a large fragment of a frieze detached from the Galleria Umberto I in Naples.

As reported by Ansa, the convictions of the single judge of Naples Barbara Mendia concerned the administrators of the condominiums involved in the tragedy and two municipal employees.

Two years of imprisonment Giovanni Spagnuolo (municipal manager) while a Franco Annunziata (municipal technician) the judge imposed a sentence of one year and two months. The administrator Mariano Bruno was sentenced to two years, as was Elio Notarbartolo, while a year and two months were inflicted on Marco Fresa. Sole acquitted Joseph Africanwhile a seventh accused died during the judicial process.

Salvatore was hit in the head by a large fragment of a frieze from the Gallery while he was walking along via Toledo with some friendsone of whom was himself injured: the 14 year old died four days later in hospital.

The Court, Ansa specifies, recognized a provisional amount of 100 thousand euros to Salvatore’s parents and 25 thousand euros to each of his two brothers. It also recognized compensation (to be quantified separately) also against the Municipality of Naples, which was a civil party in the trial. Compensation was also recognized for the young man who was injured.

Neapolitan, born in 1987, graduated in Literature: he lives on politics and basketball.

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Fabio Calcagni


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