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L'Aquila ex-school chief gets four years

Livio Bearzi found guilty of three minors' deaths

28 December, 10:40
L'Aquila ex-school chief gets four years (ANSA) - L'Aquila, December 28 - A judge in L'Aquila on Thursday convicted the former head of a boarding school in the the Italian city of manslaughter in the deaths of three minors in the devastating earthquake of 2009.

Livio Bearzi, who has two automatic appeals, was sentenced to four years in jail.

Several people including architects and government scientists have been sentenced over the April 2009 quake which killed 309 people and left thousands homeless.