Tragedy in Brescia: father kills daughter

The shot went suddenly in the house of San Felice Benaco, where the 57-year-old inadvertently shot the girl in the chest

The Carabinieri on the scene of the tragedy (Photo Ansa)

A father killed his 15-year-old daughter with a shotgun that allegedly went off inadvertently. It happened in San Felice del Benaco, in the province of Brescia. According to the first reconstructions the man, 57 years old with a past as a councilor in the village, was holding a rifle and was showing it to relatives when a shot went off that reached his daughter who died instantly. They investigate the carabinieri who at the moment believe it is an accident.

A terrible afternoon

The rifle shot went off suddenly. And he reached his 15-year-old daughter full in the chest. Thus in a house in a residence in San Felice del Benaco, the Brescia side of Lake Garda, the tragedy took place in the late afternoon. Roberto Balzaretti, a 57-year-old former city councilor, was showing his rifle when the shot went off, reaching his eldest daughter. The intervention of the rescuers was useless, as they were only able to ascertain the death of the young woman, before two children of the 57-year-old in shock. “It is undoubtedly an accident. A dramatic accident”, the investigators report. On the spot also the prosecutor on duty Carlo Milanesi who seized the weapon. The father of the young victim will be investigated for manslaughter to allow all the necessary investigations.


Tragedy Brescia father kills daughter

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