An Italian man was horrified to discover his 27-year-old girlfriend lying in a pool of blood on the floor after turning up to find out why she was not returning his calls.
Chiara Ugolini, 27, was found dead in her apartment by her boyfriend Daniel Bongiovanni in the city of Verona in Northern Italy this Sunday evening (5th September).
Chiara, who worked at her boyfriend’s dad’s shop, was supposed to turn up for her shift at 6.00 pm on Sunday but never showed.
Local news site Leggo reports that her boyfriend rang her several times to find out why she had missed her shift but she didn’t answer.
Daniel decided to head back to the apartment that he shared with Chiara and make sure that she was alright.
When he arrived he found his girlfriend dead led face down in a pool of her own blood which appeared to be coming from a wound on her head.
Daniel called the police who arrived at the scene and determined that there appeared to be no forced entry into the apartment and besides the wound on her head, Chiara had no other injuries.
Prime suspect quickly turned up to be Emanuele Impellizzeri, 38, who has lived in the neighbourhood for several years and was arrested by cops as he tried to flee the scene of the crime on his motorbike the same night.
According to local media, Impellizzeri confessed to the police that he killed the 27-year-old but his motivations for the crime have not been made public.
The police are currently waiting for an autopsy to be completed on the victim’s body.
The investigation is ongoing.