Man detained for attacking woman patient (2)

74-year-old on verge of death following attack with blunt object

(ANSA) - Taranto, August 10 - A 42-year-old man, Giovanni Maggio, was detained late on Wednesday in relation to an attack on an elderly patient at Taranto's Santissima Annunziata.
    Adriana Dursi, 74, is on verge of death after suffering blows to the head with a blunt object.
    Maggio was nabbed after as a result of examination of closed-circuit video footage and the accounts of eyewitnesses.
    He has a criminal record and was reported by his wife in 2008 for an alleged attack with a screwdriver, sources said