Oct 20 Paroldo's murder confirmed the 21-year sentence for Assunta Casella
Accused of the death of her husband found dead at Hazel's house in June 2 years
No life sentence for Assunta Casella, 60, charged with the murder of her husband Severino Viora, was found dead in the hazelnut house on June 2 in Paroldo.
The Turin Court of Justice confirmed today the sentence of 21 years and three months for the woman, in prison for almost two years.
The judges of Turin, after almost two hours in the Council Chamber, in fact confirmed the judgment of the first instance of the Cuneo court by granting generic mitigating circumstances and excluding women, who have always proclaimed themselves innocent.
Considering the aggravating circumstance of the "insidious means" that the sleeping pill, Zolpidem, used to quell the victim was not the cause of death, but a ploy to be able to kill the old man, who then died of suffocation, probably through of a pillow.
Therefore, the judges of the Assisi Court in Turin rejected the request made by the Attorney General on behalf of the prosecutor Nicoletta Quaglino, that is, the life sentence.
The woman was present in the classroom this morning: she continued to reiterate her innocence even when the prayer device was read.
Assunta Casella had reported several times how that man, much older than her, had bought it for 500 thousand lire from her family of origin.
Thus, Assunta, only 14 years old, was forced to move from Calabria to Piedmont, in the hills of Paroldo, and marry the man who "forced her to a very hard life."
The woman's lawyer, Marina Bisconti, reviewed the background of this morning at the hearing in the Court of First Instance Court of Turin.
According to the defense, Casella "was bought by her future husband, who mistreated her and forced her into prostitution."
The accusation, supported by Attorney General Nicoletta Quaglino, who for the crime of Paroldo, consumed in June 2016, has demanded, in any case, life imprisonment: "The facts of 45 years ago do not justify the mitigating circumstances," reiterated the Attorney General In the audience in Turin.
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No life sentence for Assunta Casella, 60, charged with the murder of her husband Severino Viora, was found dead in the hazelnut forest on June 2 in Paroldo.