Four ex-Milan mayors probed in La Scala asbestos deaths

Ex-superintendent Carlo Fontana also named in investigation

(ANSA) - Milan, November 6 - Four former Milan mayors are being investigated for manslaughter and grievous bodily harm in seven asbestos-related deaths at the Teatro alla Scala opera house. They were named as Giampiero Borghini (in office in 1992-1993), Marco Formentini (1993-1997), Paolo Pilliteri (1986-1992) and Carlo Tognoli (1976-1986), ANSA sources said.
    Also named in the investigation was former La Scala superintendent Carlo Fontana, who served from 1990-2005. The world-renowned theatre was inaugurated on in August 1778 and underwent a major renovation in 2002-2004.


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