An Italian nurse, 28 has killed his newly qualified doctor girlfriend, 27 saying she gave him coronavirus, according to prosecutors
Lorena Quaranta, was found dead after her boyfriend Antonio De Pace allegedly called police to say he had killed her because she gave him coronavirus
Early indications from testing carried out last night suggest that neither he nor his girlfriend had the virus.
Both had been working in Messina, Sicily, but were drafted in to help out with the coronavirus outbreak.
De Pace, called officers to tell them that he had murdered his partner, according to reports in Italy.
Police then called paramedics because they found De Pace had cut his wrists and discovered him on the floor of the apartment, officers said.
He was saved by Lorena’s colleagues at the hospital and stunned police say he them told them: ‘I killed her because she gave me coronavirus.’
Last night Mr De Pace was kept in custody in a local hospital while Dr Quaranta’s parents were told they would have to hold her funeral quickly because of the massive rise in coronavirus deaths