A tragedy occurred on Sunday February 11, 2024 in the municipal forest of Manziana (Italy), around fifty kilometers from Rome. A 39-year-old man was out for a morning jog when he was attacked by three Rottweilers.
“A very good boy”
His lifeless body was found around 8:30 a.m., report the Corriere della Sera And La Repubblica . “He was a very good boy, loved by everyone. We are destroyed”, said his younger sister. Passionate about sport and music, this supermarket employee had just returned to his studies to change his life.
Large wounds were found on Paolo Pasqualini’s body, particularly on his face, neck and arms. The 30-year-old had already succumbed to his injuries when help arrived.
A witness attacked in turn
The latter had been alerted by two witnesses. One had tried in vain to help the victim. An animal breeder for the town hall, he was in turn targeted by dogs. He escaped without injuries. The other witness had only heard the jogger’s cries for help.
” I am desperate “
The rottweilers were still at the scene of the attack when authorities arrived. They then fled and the area was immediately evacuated. The dogs were finally able to be neutralized by veterinary staff using sedative balls. They were transported to a local kennel. No information has been provided regarding their fate.
According to information from our colleagues, these dogs escaped from a house located near the forest. Asked by La Repubblicathe owner assures that they had never been aggressive before. ” I am desperate. […] I wasn’t at home, they called me early this morning. I’m shaken, I can’t understand what happened because they never escaped from here.”, he lamented. This man could be prosecuted for manslaughter.