There was an event last night in Italian football …
Serie B referee Daniele De Santis lost his life as a result of the attack.
According to reports in the Italian press, the 33-year-old referee and 30-year-old fiancee Eleonora Manta, living in the city of Lecce, was attacked by an unidentified person with a knife in their home.
According to the testimony of some eyewitnesses, the incident took place at around 21.30 local time yesterday evening.
De Santis and Manta could not be saved despite all the interventions in the incident, which was revealed when an elderly couple next door who heard the noise in De Santis’s flat called “Emergency”.
According to the first examination of the authorities, it was stated that the incident may have been caused by personal animosity between the killed victims and the killer.