- Ancona. "HIV-positive" arrested: he knew he was sick
ShareMarch 14, 2019 Claudio Pinti, a 35-year-old former truck driver from Montecarotto (Ancona), was convicted in Ancona at the age of 16 and 8 months in jail, accused of serious injuries and voluntary murder because he would have consciously infected the then-mate, who died in June 2017, and sent 'HIV to a 40-year-old with whom she had an affair. The sentence was issued with abbreviated rite by the gupper Paola Moscaroli.
The defendant's defense, a prisoner admitted to the hospital and escorted to the courtroom by the prison, will assess the appeal.
He spoke of "a very sad family affair," Federica Finucci, a lawyer for both Giovanna, Pinti's partner who died in 2017 from a cancer related to the HIV virus, and her 8-year-old daughter, born of a relationship with the haulier. "There is a minor who found herself without a mother and without a father," he underlined, "and for this reason I am only partially satisfied with the sentence." "The guilty party has been identified," added legal counsel Elena Martina, who supported Giovanna's mother and sister, "but no amount will ever compensate family members."
Immediately after the sentence, Cristina Bolognini, the lawyer for the dead woman's father, also spoke: "This sentence gives voice to Giovanna and explains the causes of her death," he told reporters, "does justice and recognizes Pinti's modus operandi , firmly convinced of his denialist thesis so as to convince his partner not to care for the fear of repercussions on the minor ".