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First name:  Giovanni

Last name:  Spampinato

  • Gender:  Male
  • Job:  Correspondent
  • Media outlet:  L'Ora ; L'Unita
  • Type of media:  print media
  • Born:  1948 Italy

  • Died:  27 Oct 1972 Italy
  • War zone:  no
  • Targeted? yes
  • Impunity: total

Shot eight times by Roberto Campria, son of the chief judge in Ragusa. The gunman confessed and gave himself up to police but the case investigation bogged down. Campria was looking into the murder in Sicily of a wealthy businessman, Angelo Tumina, eight months earlier.

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