Nurse Murders Doctor Girlfriend Because He Thought She Gave Him Coronavirus
A 28-year-old nurse Antonio De Pace has murdered his doctor girlfriend Lorena Quartana over coronavirus fears.
He allegedly strangled his 27-year-old partner to death because he thought he had caught coronavirus from her.
Antonio admitted to the police that he murdered her and the body of the newly qualified doctor was found lying on the floor of their apartment.
Antonio who had hurt himself called the police.
Paramedics and hospital staff were able to save his life before, according to the Sun, he allegedly confessed to local prosecutor Maurizio de Lucia:
“I killed her because she gave me coronavirus.”
The pair had both worked at a hospital in Messina, Sicily, and were helping fight the pandemic.
Early indications suggest, however, that neither of them had Covid-19, though tests are ongoing.
Days before her death, Lorena had shared a report which highlighted how more than 12,000 doctors had died, which she put was “unacceptable”.
“Now more than ever we need to demonstrate responsibility and love for life. You must show respect for yourselves, your families and the country.
”You must think and remember those that dedicate their lives daily to looking after our sick.
“Let’s stick together everyone staying at home. Let’s avoid the next one falling sick is a loved one or ourselves.”
Just a month ago, Antonio congratulated her on qualifying in a post of his own.
“To reach our dreams you have to work hard with determination and you are proof.
“I wish you to keep chasing your dreams, always live the life you always imagined. Well done!
“Congratulations on your brilliant graduation doctor.”
He has since been targeted on his page by people from the area, with one describing him as a “son of a b****”.
Lorena’s heartbroken parents have been told her funeral will have to be held quickly due to the constant rise in virus deaths – with Italy having been hit hardest by the pandemic.