The “Monster”: who is the Perfect Culprit

Milena Sutter’s kidnapping and murder. Genoa (Italy), 1971, May 6th. The story that I ‘m going to tell you it’s about a young man, born in Genoa (Italy), in 1945, whose name is Lorenzo Bozano. He is twenty-five years old when his life completely changes because of a dreadful event. Lorenzo was charged with the kidnapping of Milena Sutter, a …

Life in Italy in the early ’70s

The complex historical-cultural setting in Italy where the Sutter-Bozano case took place. Are you interested in deepening the social context around the events you learn from newspapers? Sometimes it’s important to carry out research into time and place to better understand the reasons behind some facts. You need to know the exact places and the atmosphere at the time of …

Genoa, the city of the 1971 criminal case

Genoa (Italy), the city where everything happened in 1971. When we read a novel, a story, a fairy-tale or any other kind of text we just enter inside a new world. Every good writer is a bricklayer who builds a story using time, place, descriptions, and details, as if they were his tools. Even when we read an article, we …

Evidences for the prosecution of Lorenzo Bozano

Every murderer has his motive, every motive hides a secret. What’s the secret behind Lorenzo Bozano’s prosecution? Building a criminal case means reconstructing the history of events, which have affected the affair. The chain of events is put together by the collection of evidences against the alleged culprit. Why do you need evidences to understand a criminal case? Because behind …

Milena Sutter, the nightmare comes true

Milena Sutter’s criminal case. Her body found by two fishermen. What had happened? On May 20, 1971 two friends decided to go fishing in Priaruggia, district of Genoa (Italy). They took to the open sea as the sun went down; the afternoon was quiet and warm. The silence was interrupted only by the peaceful noise of the sea. The two …