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“The Monster of Florence” Pt. 1


One of Italy’s most notorious serial killers has never (definitively) been identified. The mysterious Monster of Florence murdered couples in their cars, beginning in 1974. The crimes were so horrific that all of Florence was on edge, and the hunt for the killer was vast.

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Due to the graphic nature of this killers crimes listener discretion is advised this episode in discussions of murder and body mutilation that some people may find offensive vice extreme caution for children under thirteen On June nineteen. Nineteen eighty two Paolo minority and his fiance Antin Ella Amelia Rainy, parked along a quiet, dead, end road in the italian hillsides there and the stars they mean love in the back of their car afterwards, when the two twenties, things groped around for their clothes. They noticed a dark figure, darker the sight of the car, the shadow we think sent a shiver APOLLO spying sensing danger he jumped into the driver's seat and slammed the car into reverse at that.
Meant the shadowy figure aimed a gun right at Paolo and fired as the bullet lodged in his shoulder Paolo lost control and the car rolled backward into a ditch when he began to pull out of it. The car lodged itself firmly in the mud where they were sitting docks and just outside the car. The mysterious, figure raised his gun once more as the young lovers held each other tight, the mob stir of Florence took aim, and squeezed. The trigger pie I'm Gregg pulsing. This is serial killers, a spot original from par cast every episode we dive into the minds and madness of serial killers. Today, taking a look at the monster of Florence, ITALY's most notorious on ice.
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The case of the mysterious monster of Florence is one of the longest and most expensive criminal investigations in italian history, told in its piety, it's a sweeping tale of sadistic murder, judicial incompetence and journal. Dick integrity dozens of men, were arrested for being the monster and all were proven innocent thousands more were questioned and countless reputations were does droid in the process to tell This story is a difficult task, because much of it hinges on police, corruption and red herrings, but we're going to do our best you're a concise version of events, the whole picture is sprawling and messy, but make sure our version tells you everything you need to know, and the first thing that's him Britain. To keep in mind is that this case remains unsolved. A fish That is very someone who was widely believed to be the monster someone who, still alive. Today, unjust
why this person might have become a serial killer and how suspicion fell on him requires an examination of every murder the monster carried out. So, let's start at the very beginning, with the monsters first known, murders carried out the fall of nineteen. Seventy four before, making the drive out into the hills. Eighteen year old, defined petty me and nineteen year old Pasqua, a gentle Corey spent the evening of September fourteenth dancing at a discotheque and Borgo Sound Lorenzo Small Mountain town, about twenty miles north of Florence Sweaty and full of Adrenalin Steffani and Pasqua, lay stumbled out of the pact club barely able to keep their heads of each other people were newly engaged, but in typical attack in fashion, they were each living with their parents until the wedding. This arrangement, for
than to get creative. Whenever they wanted to fool around that night, they drove from the club out into the hills and found a seclude spot on the edge of a vineyard after making love. They were startled when a figure appeared outside the car window. Before Steffani, our Pascuala realised what was happening. The shadowy figure held up a gun and fired the bullet hid. Pasqua, lays arm ricocheted off bone and entered his chest where it stopped his heart immediately. Stephanie scrambled out of the car in terror and started to run away, mysterious assailant shot her in the legs before she could get very far than he hovered above her and stabbed her nearly one hundred times most of the world were concentrated around her breasts and pubic area, but that wasn't enough to satisfy the killers sadistic desires. He drag
to Fanny as body behind the car and spread her legs. Then he grabbed a grapevine from the nearby vineyard and inserted it into her vagina. Vince it's going to take over the psychology here and throughout the episode. Please note the net That is not a licence, psychologist or psychiatry list, but she has done. Out of research, for this show thanks Greg even though most murders don't involve any sort of foreign object. Insertion. A two thousand seven study by south african criminology students focused on several homicides. They did their findings included. Some useful statistics about this subject in practice, some of which apply directly to the monster of Florence case as with the murder Steffani, studied homicides all took place outside and the most common Jack's inserted into the victims, were sticks or branches. All of the offenders who method for an object. Penetration were single header.
Sexual males most between the ages of twenty and thirty, and had low levels of education and existing criminal records. There was never these seamen found inside the victims or around the crime scenes which suggests that murderers might have experienced some form of sexual dysfunction. In the past, research suggested that foreign object. Insertion was indicative of the presence of a mental episode or disorder, but this nurse, he suggested just the opposite. None of the subjects examined peered to live with any mental illness based on These modern findings, Florentine in, two gaiters should have been on the look out for a young single on him Lloyd Mail with a criminal record. Perhaps one who experienced array tell this function and possessed a seemingly sound mind. This research happened long after the gruesome murder, so two gaiters were forced to use whatever evidence they had at their disposal, which, at that stage wasn't a lot, and so
the case when cold as the killer, hibernate it He lay wait for almost seven years, their specula, He left the area during that time, but in eighteen eighty one he resurfaced ready to claim his next victims on the night of June. Sixth, he headed in the hills of Visa Della Rico, a mountain town around twenty miles south of Florence, according to police reports, its believed that the key are explored the terrain on foot searching for a couple of getting intimate in their vehicle design. Toby. He came across twenty one year old car, mainly they knew Joe and thirty year old Giovanni Foggy newly engage. The couplet sought. A private place to make love. Car may learn. Giovanni were fumbling for each other across armrests and seat belts when a sudden I welcome the driver's seat window, startled them or Giovanni could roll down the window to see who it was the mysterious assailant shot him in. That
head, killing him instantly. Next, he God. Car may lie Then he walked around to the passenger aside. He Car, mailers naked body out of the car and dragged her too nearby embankment covered in wild flowers. There the monster laid Carmelo on her back placed her golden necklace inside her mouth and cut out her vagina. He left her there but took his gory trophy with him. When the authorities arrived the next day they found a dead man in the car, a mutilated woman on the ground and an empty purse. Next her in the grass it was a scene you really like the one from nineteen, seventy four, thirty five you're old, Mario's Betsy a reply. You're from La Nazionale, made the connection between the two crimes and a sensational peace for the newspaper. He was the first to suggest that Florence had its own serial killer
it was a startling revelation that caused mass hysteria, while the concept of serial killers with something Americans were getting used to in nineteen eighty one, ITALY had never had one, nor did they ever expect to, but Two Mario's article. The truth was hard to ignore a meal. Stir was haunting the italian hillsides and no one had a clue whom it was the city of floor spiraled, into an abyss of suspicion, uncertainty and gossip neighbour, accused neighbour friend, interrogated friend, loved ones, doubted their own blood However, Mario spats he wasn't a fan of conjecture, intent on solving the crime. The dogged reporter vis Did the medical examiners office and asked pointed question about the removal of car mailers vagina VM explained that the killer didn't have to be a butcher or a surgeon to complete a procedure of this kind. All he needed was
confidence and determination. Three decisive cod. Were made to remove the organ using a very specific kind of knife. One that had a notch or a tooth in the middle. The m He suggested that it may have been a scuba knife. It was this time the police finally made an arrest. They picked up and charged thirty year old, husband and father and Son Poletti, who worked as a paramedic authorities were certain that he was the killer, but had little acts. Evidence to back them up mother. They didn't have reason to suspect him. You see em I had a reputation as a peeping Tom lots more. He was spent. Lurking in the area on the night of Carmelo and Giovanni's murders. So with those strikes against him, he was quickly convicted and thrown in prison the police considered the matter closed and the Florentine population put the horrific episode behind them and for
Currently they had the wrong man and so a bloody didn't commit any murders. And, while his arrest perhaps brought comfort to the people of Florentine, it allowed the real killer to claim is next victims October of nineteen. Eighty one for months after the murders at B, Adela Rico, the killer drill, out into the flower covered bar to Lena Fields, just west of Florence. He, it in the shadows of the nearby mountains waiting for an unlucky coupled to drive into the secluded pasture and start fooling around sure enough and black be doubled. Gulf, rounded the corner and parked in the middle of the field. He why does the shadows of two bodies became one in the back seat of the car by the light of the moon. He Indeed, his gun coming up the monsters Ray of terror continues
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oh Baldi, and is twenty four year old, girlfriend Susanna Crombie drove out the bar to Lena fields, to have some private fun. The open fields were shaded by mountains, making them the perfect place for couples to park and play it was so the perfect place for Florence is mysterious serial killer to watch his victims before he attacked he was ready waiting in the shadows when Stefano Black be W golf slow to a stop in the middle of the pasture. As soon as the coupled making love the killer his move. He crept up to the Drivers, side window and shot Stefano an Susanna in the head. Then he drew Susan as naked body from the car cut out vagina as a trophy and pole. Term mutilated corpse in the field of flowers. The murder shocking to the locals as police had did a man for the earlier near identical, slayings. Thirty year
pencils poletti had been behind bars for months when stuff. When Susanna, were killed and their deaths complicated case against him around this time. Thirty, six years reporter Mario spats he began doing more digging into all three crimes. Looking back at his old reports, he noted make of the gun and bullets used in each murder was exactly the same, indicating Enzo couldn't possibly be the killer. Speaking with local examiner, again Marty also discovered that the knife used to cut up Susanna was the same as that used on Carmelo. He makes to include this information in a series of articles on the killer and at last gave him a nickname the monster of floor after reading Mario's article in La Nazionale. The police order to compare in between the shells recovered from both murder scenes, ballistics determined that the bullets came from the same exact weapon,
twenty two caliber Barretta Long Rifle hand gun, read a hand guns were common in ITALY, as they were often used for target practice, and we Chester Series age. Twenty two caliber rounds were the most typical type: a bullet salt. However, this particular barrette is firing. Pen left a unique, more and the rim of the cartridges found at both murder sites. This proved without a doubt that the bullets fired from the same weapon. It also proved that the king was still on the loose florentines locals were apoplectic, fear and terror. Spread through the area. Perhaps the only person relieved. Turn of events was Enzo, spaghetti with evidence, proving he wasn't. The killer He was released from prison, Marius contribution to the investigation didn't and their through his reporting. Please, learned up. Another couple who were near the bar to mean a fields that same night, this pair, who chose,
remain anonymous, spotted a red alpha, Romeo car. At the bottleneck entrance to the countryside. The witnesses said that they passed quite close to the alpha Romeo, giving them a decent. Look at the man behind the wheel. They described it having large eyes deep lines. It is Forehead a hooked nose and a tight thin mouth. They said he looked anxious. The Florence Police Department had a sketch of the man drawn up by the prosecutors. Has decided that releasing into the public would only cause a new wave of panic, but the power Nick was already uncontrolled. But were mailing in hundreds of letters every day expressing their certainty that the killer was their uncle or their gardener or the shopkeeper from down the street. However, without any further evidence, criminal investigation eventually came to a halt at least until the summer of nineteen. Eighty two, when the moon, stir struck again
and to know, Emilio Rainy spent the evening of June nineteenth with her fiance Paolo Minority Day and a few other friends were the Piazza Del Popolo a small park in the middle of the tuscan town of Monte, spiritually and to know and Paulo were both in their early twenties and spent every waking minute together. So They decided to peel away from the rest of the group and go for a drive on their own. It seemed business as usual afterward. Ending through the mountains and breathing in the great scented air Paolo parked his car. On a short lame just off a busy road that led to the famed piano Castle by no means in a deserted field which might have the young lovers feel safe enough to fool around, however, after them finished having sex Paolo saw a figure dash behind the car. It seems likely pile of feared. It was the infamous monster of Florence
because he immediately crawled back into the driver's seat and stamped on the gas, but as he reversed the car back onto the main road, but stir raised his gun and fired the book. It hit Paolo in the shoulder he lost control and the car fluid the lane dropping into a ditch. He hit the pedal once more, but the rear wheels were stuck as he struggled to get the car free. The monster as the main road and shot out each headlight. Then he shot both a low and anti Roma in the head but to complete his ritual and claim is ghastly trophy. He needed to get at it. Led to a more secluded location, so the monster tossed pile out of the car and trying to get it out of the ditch himself, but it was no good, EL. The monster had a tough decision to make he couldn't
to mutilate anti mellow right there and risk getting caught or he could make a break for it. Sitting. He was right on the main road. It was only a matter of time before someone stopped to help pushed the stranded car out of the ditch, so he decided to flee the scene without touching Anti Noah at all it was there call to make investigators later determined that six different motorists passed by around the time of the murders and a few late night, Greece were only half a mile up the road any one of them could see the monster. Had he stayed behind finishes ritual but because he fled No one saw him, however, shortly After the monster left the scene of the crime, a man pulled over to help the car out of the ditch when he discovered the dead bodies. The driver immediately called the police. Paula was miraculously still breathing when help arrived, and he was right- to the hospital, but he died without ever regained
consciousness. It was it. Devastating blow for the investigation, but though authority never got a chance to speak to Paolo his story gave them an idea. The next day prosecutors, Sylvia Adela Monica called Mario's Betsy than a few other journalists into her office. She asked them to run. In their articles that Paolo had provided the police with some useful information about the killer before he died. Sylvia hopes at this lie would frighten the monster and trick him into making a mistake, or perhaps Israel him up enough to contact the press, the utilization of the media, to trigger provoke serial killers, isn't a new practice for good reason Studies have shown that serial killers are extremely interested in how their portrayed by the media, according to it, hired FBI Criminologist Robert Ressler Communication, the police and the media is typical of serial killers whose egos
and to be so fragile. They seek attention for their crimes that listen not only makes the killer feel seem. It also makes him feel powerful because of Some murderers will take their relationship with the police and the media to the next level and been a line of direct communication prosecutor Sylvia Della Monica knew that a serial killers, thirst for attention and desperate need for power or qualities that shouldn't be taken lightly, but she hoped that it they were utilised and manipulated correctly. They could lead his capture so on June twenty first nineteen eighty to lose publication reported that one of the monsters latest victims had lived long enough to provide authorities with some very insightful information. They just didn't offer Any specifics about that information Sylvia tactic didn't led to the immediate arrest of the monster. It did so
up an intriguing new clue after the newspaper planted the story about Paolo the police were he d very suspicious, looking piece of mail. It was a faded, yellow, slipping from an old lots yoni article than at the top someone had scrawled take another look at this crime. The crime in question and happened. Fourteen years earlier in nineteen sixty eight it described another apple being shot dead. After fooling around in their car, though I've been used a twenty two caliber Barretta with Winchester H bullets. Luckily, the shells elected at the crime scene were still sitting in an evidence file at police headquarters. When officers examined them, they discovered that the shells all bore the same signature imprint on the monsters gone, authorities immediately reopened the case
Fortunately, after careful examination, it appeared that the authorities had gotten the right man, the first time around Stefano allay had confessed to killing his wife, Barbara and her, lover in a jealous rage of paraffin glove test confirm. That Stefano had recently fired a gun and he was promptly locked away. A journalist, Mario's Betsy understood that Stefano couldn't possibly have been responsible for the monstrous crimes in the years since he was convicted. However, has the same gun was used in all the murders. Mario hoped he could so some new information out of the mad. So at some pointed nineteen eighty two, he journeyed to Stefano Halfway House or an interview how by now. Mario's name was synonymous with the story of the monster and the report didn't want anyone catching on to his investigation. The idea that the monster had been killing since nineteen sixty eight would almost sir
the cause more chaos, so Are you brought a documentary film maker with him and told the priest running the halfway house that he was making a feature about their good work with Ex convicts the priest bought the story and eagerly the crew inside setting up meetings with Sir of their residents, Mario Duty We interviewed everyone. The priest sent his way waiting patiently Stefano Malay to enter the room. However, when Stefano finally walk through the threshold, the man exhibited kinds of mental illness. He paced about the room expressionless and if rambling answers to each of Mario's questions, things They got worse when Mario brought up the nineteen sixty eight murders, Stefano mumbled incoherently spouting vague bots that often had nothing to do with it. Is just one Mario, was about to give up its definite finally uttered something interesting, something useful, even Stefano,
said, they need to figure out where that pistol is otherwise there will be more murders. They will continue to kill day will continue to kill. Stefano was right. The key to this covering the true identity of the monster hinged on tracing the whereabouts of the gun, but that wasn't the only The statement that grabbed Mario's attention Stefano had said they will. Continue to kill tomorrow, oh that indicated that he may not have acted alone. On the ninety executed, his wife, maybe he had accomplices and if that was true, then perhaps one of them was the monster of Florence coming up. Two men are investigated in connection with the nineteen sixty eight murders. This episode is brought. You buy Casper,
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Eighty two journalists, Mario's Betsy, interviewed Stefano Malay about the night. He killed his wife and her lover, while ballistics confirmed that he'd been the one to pull the trigger Stefano seem too Just that he'd had accomplices. There was startling revelation after interview was published, investigators scrambled to uncover who might have been with Stefano on that fateful night, they Clean zeroed in on two brothers from Sardinia, forty year old, Salvatore and forty one year old, Francesco VIN. She Salvatore it just goes. Connections to Stefano Randy Salvatore, rented a room and definite house for years, and both brothers had affairs would stephanus wife, Barbara This wasn't news to the authorities. The affairs had come up to Stefano original trial, the police's that all three men were humiliated when Barbara started sleeping with someone new, which meant that they all motive for killing her. If one of them
there's, had assisted Stefano in the murder. It was certainly possible that the same man had kept the gun, and if that was the case, Then it seems probable that that man went on to kill more people as the elusive monster of Florence. However, to prove this theory, investigators needed link one of the things she brothers with the gun. Stefano Malay claimed that he threw the twenty two caliber barretta in a ditch after killing his wife, but no one seemed to believe him. The authority search on the crime scene and found nothing, but now the and had resurfaced in someone else's hands work. Under the assumption that one of the Vinci brothers kept the gun and had become the monster authorities, trace them movements are Francesco Salvatore Cross, checking, with the locations of the murderers of the two. Brothers, they discovered their Francesco had an extensive criminal record and Torreon temper. He had also been
in the vicinity of each of the crime scene on the dates. The homicides occurred in September at night, in seventy poor Francesco in his face nephew Antonio, had a public art with some men in Borgo sign Lorenzo was around the same time and place was defined. Pechiney and pascuala gentle Corey were killed in their car Francesca, What was also spotted near Monti spiritually in June of nineteen? Eighty to that same mom and to know Emilio, Rainy and Paolo minority got stuck in a ditch, trying to escape the monster and were killed moments later Francesco claimed he was a modest spiritually visiting Antonio, who lived a few more. Miles from the murder scene, Antonio Robert it his uncle story, but investigators, weren't convinced the alibi felt a little too convenient perhaps the most damning piece of evidence against Francesco involved, the false information prosecutor, Sylvia Della Monica, asked journalists to plant.
June of nineteen. Eighty two reports that suggested pie low had provided details about the monster before dying. These are smartly offered more questions than answers. No one knew what policy supposedly told police, which meant he could have said anything, then that was obviously a frightening thought to the matter, you're? Who knows what he might have done? It response interesting the same day. The news came out, authorities discovered, Francesco Car hidden under some branches. In the tuscan hills it appeared that Sylvia tactic might have spook trenches. Go into getting rid of his vehicle with all that in mine, Francesco was called in four quest meaning in July of nineteen, eighty two when asked why he'd hidden vehicle. He blurted out excuse involving the jealous husband of a woman. He was sleeping with the following month Francesco then she was arrested under suspicion of being the monster. But while the where these were happy to hold summit accountable for the monsters crimes. Many Florentine,
were doubtful, but the police had locked up the right man separate from the police investigation. The public had developed their own ideas, of who the monster might be an Francesco, didn't fit the profile to locals, the killer was a ladies man, a hustler and a violent career criminal damaged The florentines believed the monster to be smart, stealthy and cunning. They didn't necessarily think he was a rocket scientist, but they also didn't think he was a blustering macho hot head. So when the monster struck again in September of nineteen eighty three, while French school was still in prison. Few were surprised if September, eighth, twenty four year olds, Horst Meyer and of a rush park there, Sky Blue P, W boss amongst the olive trees of veal DE jovially, a hillside road six miles from Florence. The jury tourists were taking a tour of ITALY and most like
He hadn't heard about the monster on the off chance that they were familiar with, the serial killer, horsemen over may have assumed that they were safe because they were both men based on the monsters. Previous crimes, he only targeted header. Sexual couples, preferring to focus his more said this, dig energies on women, unfortunately its past. Well that move us long blonde hair and spelt frame confused the monster to thinking he was a woman authorities also surmise that the monster watched the couple as they got into bed together in the back of the camper and he shot at them with his barretta through the side windows. When the bodies were found two days later, forest was played out on a mattress eyes glazed and staring at the ceiling. Overs body was still crouched in the corner, neither had been touched by the monster, but he did make his mark. In other ways he fired several more rounds into the side of the bus and tore up a magazine
leaving the glossy pages scattered around the crime scene, its thought he lost his but after realising, he accidentally murdered two men and that was frustrating to him. It ruined his plans, the monster was a serial killer with a ritual, and this marked the second I'm in a row that he wasn't able to complete it been road in Monti spiritually had caused him to abandon aunt Hannah four mutilating her and though lack of women in jovially forced him to go home empty handed, but while the monster brooded over his failed rituals, Francesco Vinci was hopeful that this new crime proved his innocence. Unfortunately, Florence Police, hesitant to release him from lock up to just five Francesco ongoing imprisonment. Authorities claimed that the monster had made a mistake in targeting two men, because the meat monster, didn't kill them. Even though. The killer used the monsters, gun, police can cut
the historian, which Francesco gave the veranda to some one else before him imprisonment. Then person murdered Horst and outta invest gaiters decided that this man had to be Francesca. Nephew Antonio Antonio, had been quick to and his uncle after he was accused of being the monster and He had a little rap sheet up. His own had only been convicted of a few petty crimes that was enough for police to justify a search of his house made find the barretta, but they did find a few unregistered guns near his property and promptly arrest Antonio for possession of illegal firearms, with both Vinci men in prison authorities hope they could intimidate them into a confession. Those hopes were quickly dash Antonia was extremely smart in court. Argued on his own behalf, suggesting that, because of the
illegal guns, were found near his property, but not on it. There was no proof that they were even his. Furthermore, he suggested, police planted the weapons to get Antonio to read on his uncle. He one is. Ace and was released, Francesco wasn't so lucky, although it was a currently clear that he wasn't the monster. The police still didn't want us at him, free if they did, they fell they would be letting another criminal back onto their streets and that would lose them even more credibility with the Florentines public, so they kept Francesco locked. For some other minor crimes, refusing Let him go butter the summer of nineteen eighty four approached florentines were terrified of what might, been during the monsters favorite season, despite the fact that Francesca was still in prison, no one truly believe they, the right man behind bars. Sure enough. On July, twenty ninth, the monster of Florence celebrated, is tat.
Year, murder verse three by taking his crime, to a new level that night twenty euro. The Claudio stuff anarchy and is now Ten year old girlfriend peer routine parked in the forested hills of video, a small town about when he five miles northeast of Florence as soon as they finished making love the monster approach, the car and shot both I'm dead. Then he dragged P S body away from the car and proceed. To cut out her vagina, but he didn't stop there. This time monster also removed her left breast with is not knife. It seems that the monsters Emma was evolving FBI Proof, allows Robert our Hazel Wood and JANET. I wore and assert that the ritual mystic aspects of a sexual crime may be expressed differently over a series of offences, This kind of change can occur for a number of reasons. For starters, the killer may simply come across and Annette
elected source of arousal that alters his sexual fantasy as result he may go on to fulfil that new desire during his next murder. There is also the possibility that the gratification of killer feels from his sadistic urges subsides over time, So in order to achieve the same level of satisfaction, the killer is forced to escalate. The violence Hazel wooden war and claim that twenty five percent of sexual criminals escalate their behaviour due to this phenomenon. They also assert that the x, in all circumstances surrounding each homicide may affect the aspects of the ritual committed. The rich, can appear unfinished interrupted, as was the case in Monti spiritually. It may also be modified or embellish to serve a new need, which was why happened in video, however, the reason the monsters appetite was growing and changing the police still no viable suspects. Now their content
you'd insistence that Francesco was the monster, went from improbable to laughable for more people had been murdered since the authorities put Francesco away, and it was clear that law drop the wrong man Finally, in this bring of nineteen. Eighty five Francesco, Vince he was released because Mario spats he had publicly mainly that Francesco was innocent, Francesco invited them porter to a dinner party to celebrate his new found freedom. End of the night Francesco allowed Mario to interview him about what kind of person the real monster might be. Just go at obviously spent a lot of time. Ruminating on this topic and head to say quote. The monster is very intelligent someone who knows how to move that night in the hills, even with his eyes, closed one. Who knows how
use a knife better than most one, who, once upon a time, experienced a very, very great disappointment, Mario agreed with Francesco assessment, considering them monsters, uncanny ability to evade capture for so many years. He had to be smart if the authorities worn able to track him down. Mario knew it was only a matter of time before the cunning killer attacked yet another couple showing off the money you're struck again on September. Eighth, nineteen, eighty five, he crept toward an unsuspecting couple who set up camp in the middle of the skull. Petty clearing of field about eight miles south of Florence Jean Michel Crawfish, really a twenty five year old runner and his girlfriend thirty six old Nadine Maurizio had been taking a trip through ITALY. Drew assembling their tent, the french couple went inside and began making love, rather than waiting for the coupled to finish,
The monster sliced a hole in the outer layer of their covering frightened they unzip them. Flat to see who was outside as soon as they put their heads out. The months shot them with his barretta muddy died instantly, but Jean Michel only suffered minor warns. He emerged ITALY jumped up knocked. The monster over and started sprinting away them MR ran after him, catching up with Jean Michel about thirty feet away. He tackled the man on the ground and stabbed him a number of times then slid his throat satisfied the monster trudge back to not dean and dragged her from the tent. He perform the same two mutilations he done to appear on tiny the year prior. Removing the Vagina enter left breast ass trophies. Then he put her corpse back inside the tent and slipped it shot. He left the bodies where they were
bomb by police two days later other than the shell casings left behind the crime scene was meticulous. There were no footprints, no fingerprints and no hair follicles to be found Once again, the monster had stuck to the authorities and intrepid Joe lest Mario spent see at this stage it seemed that everywhere we ve, been working on this case for the past eleven years, worried that they would, ever find the man they've been searching for all that changed on the morning of September 12th, one thousand nine hundred and eighty five. When prosecutor Sylvia Dellamonica walked into her office. She found an envelope on the center for desk waiting for her as if under a spotlight, it was addressed letters cut from a magazine and had been mailed the day before. Or with shaking gloved hands. Sylvia opened the thick envelope and removed the small bundle inside she gingerly pulled back issues of tissue paper. Then
let out a blood curdling scream when her car Big scrambled over to see what was so frightening. They were met with her Riddick site. There on Sylvia S. Desk sat a jagged peace I'm not deemed more Yos left breast, a gift, the monster of thanks again for tuning into serial killers, we'll be back soon with part two of the monster of Florence. Where will take a closer look at the psychological profile of the monster and follow the investor nation, as Florence is gripped by fear information on the monster of Florence. Amongst the many sources we used, we found the monster of Florence by Douglas Preston and Marius Betsy extremely helpful to our research. You can find out about this
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