A nurse who strangled his physician girlfriend informed police he did it as a result of she gave him coronavirus.
Newly certified medic Lorena Quaranta, 27, was discovered useless by police after her companion Antonio De Tempo, 28, apparently referred to as them to say he had murdered her, The Sun reviews.
Each had been working in an area hospital in Messina, on the Italian island of Sicily, and had been drafted in to assist out with the coronavirus pandemic.
Paramedics had been referred to as when the police discovered Mr De Tempo on the ground of his condominium bleeding.
Mr De Tempo was later taken to native prosecutor Maurizio de Lucia the place he informed surprised investigators: “I killed her as a result of she gave me coronavirus.”
A police supply stated: “She was a health care provider who was working arduous to save lots of others. It’s such a tragedy.”
Checks had been final night time being carried out on each, however early indications had been neither Dr Quaranta or Mr De Tempo had the virus.
Simply days earlier than she died, Dr Quaranta had informed of her anguish at how 41 docs had died throughout Italy’s coronavirus epidemic that has left greater than 12,000 useless.
Posting a information report on the figures which highlighted how docs had died from lack of private safety tools, she wrote on-line: “Unacceptable.”
She wrote: “Now greater than ever we have to exhibit duty and love for all times. You should present respect for yourselves, your households and the nation.
“You should suppose and keep in mind those who dedicate their lives each day to taking care of our sick.
“Let’s stick collectively everybody staying at dwelling. Let’s keep away from the following one falling sick is a liked one or ourselves.”
Final month Mr De Tempo had posted a tribute to her after she certified and stated: “To succeed in our desires you must work arduous with dedication and you’re proof.
“I want you to maintain chasing your desires, all the time stay the life you all the time imagined. Effectively finished!
“Congratulations in your sensible commencement physician.”
Livid locals flooded his social media pages with offended messages over the brutal act.
Final night time Mr De Tempo was saved in custody in an area hospital whereas Dr Quaranta’s dad and mom had been informed they must maintain her funeral shortly due to the huge rise in coronavirus deaths.
Mayor Anna Alba stated: “Her poor dad and mom have already suffered her loss and now they will be unable to offer her a ultimate goodbye. It’s a tragedy inside a tragedy.”
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