‘Unimaginable:’ Italy mourns 3-year-old killed in suspected mafia hit – CNN.com


Rome CNN — Mafia killings don\’t typically shock Italians — as disturbing as the occasional hit may be, the tragedy usually affects only friends and families of the victims.But a coldblooded, point-blank killing this month in southern Italy has a nation grieving — for a 3-year-old child.Nicola \”Coco\” Campolongo was shot in the head along with his grandfather, Giuseppe Iannicelli, and his grandfather\’s 27-year-old companion — victims of an apparent mob hit over money.Their bodies were found January 19 in a burned-out Fiat Punto on the outskirts of Cosenza, in southern Italy\’s Calabria region. Iannicelli, who was serving a drug-related sentence on house arrest, appeared to be the target of the hit.

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