There is a detention for the death of the three firefighters in the explosion of the Quargnento farmhouse, in the Alessandria area (MAPPA). The police carried it out during the night against a person held responsible for arson, murder and voluntary injury due to the explosion that killed Antonino Candido, Marco Triches and Matteo Gastaldo on the night between 4 and 5, injured two others firefighters and a carabiniere (CHI ERANO).
Maximum confidentiality on the identity of the detainee
The identity of the person is maintained by the military of the Arma. During the night the police of the Provincial Command of Alessandria listened to Giovanni Vincenti, the owner of the farmhouse, for hours. To make it known is the lawyer Laura Mazzolini. "I witnessed the questioning, I cannot say anything. I think you will soon have official statements," the lawyer said, leaving the offices of the weapon in Piazza Vittorio Veneto. The man, whom the investigators had already heard more than once, responded to the investigators' new questions for several hours.
At 9.00am the press conference with details of the operation
The turning point in the investigations a few hours after the solemn funeral of the three firefighters in the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Mark of Alexandria, in the presence of the Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, the President of the Chamber Roberto Fico and the Interior Minister Luciana Lamorgese. "You have to catch them, you have to do everything to catch them", it was the appeal that the relatives of the three victims had turned to the prime minister.
The news of the judicial police detention arrives at 2.30am on the night with a ten-line statement which refers to the details of the operation at the press conference scheduled for 9am this morning.