A 54-year-old man killed his wife and two children aged 5 and 16 in Altavilla Milicia (Palermo). Another 17-year-old daughter managed to save herself. The news is still very fragmentary. After the crime, the man called the police and was found in Casteldaccia where he was arrested. The military of the operations department are reconstructing what happened. There are also Res. on site. The murder occurred around 3 am.
The killer is called Giovanni Barreca. The victims are Antonella Salamone and her children Kevin, 16, and Emanuel, 5. The crime took place in the town, in Altavilla Milicia, in via Reggia Trazzera Marina di Granatelli.
Giovanni Barreca would be a religious fanatic. According to some rumors, a couple of acquaintances were also involved in the crime. Of Antonella Salamone's body, only some parts were found buried in the land near the couple's home in Altavilla Milicia. According to what we learn, the woman was burned and buried. The crime would be particularly brutal: one of the murdered children would have been tortured and strangled with chains.
The mayor of Altavilla Milicia, Giuseppe Virga, announced that all events planned for the carnival and on the day of the victims' funerals will be suspended and a city mourning will be called. “I want to express the community's condolences to the families involved in this tragic event,” he said.
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