Journalist, former mayor died after accidentally cutting his throat-English

(ANSA)-Rome, June 28-Carabinieri Police found a 57-year-old dead in his yard in Corte Palacio, northern Rodi, who had two cuts in his throat late Monday. Suspected.

Police rushed to the scene after a neighbor heard a scream and sounded an alarm.

The victim, the journalist Pierangelo Repanati, who was the mayor of the town from 2004 to 2009, was initially thought to have been attacked when watering the plants in his garden.

Investigators said he was suspected of having killed him during an attempted robbery.

However, prosecutor Domenico Chiaro said the case “is more likely to be related to accidental events, except for voluntary actions by third parties.”

Police found a broken piece of glass in his house. (ANSA).

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