Germany will extradite an Italian man suspected within the killing of a 22-year-old lady to Italy
ByThe Related Press
November 22, 2023, 6:07 AM
BERLIN — A German court docket on Wednesday ordered the extradition of an Italian man suspected within the killing of a 22-year-old lady that stirred outrage in Italy.
The Larger Regional Courtroom in Naumburg, within the japanese German state of Saxony-Anhalt introduced the 21-year-old suspect’s extradition, based on German information company dpa.
The suspect, Filippo Turetta, was arrested on the weekend close to the japanese metropolis of Leipzig and is at present in custody in Halle.
The court docket mentioned Turetta agreed to the extradition. He’ll stay in custody till he’s handed over to the Italian authorities. It was not instantly clear when the extradition would happen. Italy had requested his extradition on Tuesday, dpa reported.
Police in Germany over the weekend arrested Turetta, who had been on the run since Nov. 11, when he was final seen preventing with 22-year-old Giulia Cecchettin, hitting her in a bodily assault that was captured by roadside video cameras.
Cecchettin’s physique, reportedly with a number of stab wounds, was discovered wrapped in plastic on Saturday in a ditch close to Lake Barcis, within the province of Pordenone north of Venice.
Italian newspapers had been consumed with the seek for them each, given a number of studies from family and friends that Turetta had refused to simply accept Cecchettin’s resolution to finish the connection. Cecchettin’s sister, Elena, mentioned she had been involved about Turetta’s possessiveness of her sister however by no means imagined he may damage her.
The destiny of Cecchettin, who had been attributable to graduate college Thursday with a level in engineering, had dominated information studies for every week and led to an outpouring of anger when her physique was lastly discovered.