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Elderly husband kills wife near Padua, then commits suicide

Man, 82, stabs spouse to death, then hangs himself

04 February, 19:43
Elderly husband kills wife near Padua, then commits suicide (ANSA) - Padua, February 4 - An 81-year-old man stabbed his 80-year-old wife to death on Tuesday morning and then hanged himself. The incident occurred in the couple's home in Montagnana, near Padua. After the man, Pietro Zaramella, had stabbed his elderly wife, Edda Rossetto, he called the police confessing to what he had done and before they arrived he committed suicide. The motives for the crime are unknown, and police are investigating.

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