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Tue Dec 29, 2020, 01:22 PM

Florida governor to let Miami murderer serve sentence in Italy. Prosecutors object

Source: Miami Herald

MIAMI — Two decades ago, a Miami jury convicted Italian filmmaker Enrico Forti of murdering an Australian man whose bullet-ridden body was discovered in the sands of Virginia Key.

Forti's claim of innocence has become a cause célèbre in Italy, even as he serves a life prison sentence in Florida and state courts have consistently rejected his appeals on the conviction for the 1998 murder of Anthony "Dale" Pike.

But Forti, 61, may soon be back in his native country after Gov. Ron DeSantis, at the request of the U.S. Department of Justice and the Italian government, "conditionally approved" his transfer of custody to Italy — a move fiercely opposed by the Miami-Dade prosecutors who convicted him.

Such transfers are uncommon but allowed under treaties between the United States and most European countries. A governor's spokeswoman said the transfer was approved "following the Italian government's assurance that Mr. Forti will serve the entire remainder of his Florida prison sentence in Italy."

Read more: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/florida-governor-to-let-miami-murderer-serve-sentence-in-italy-prosecutors-object/ar-BB1ckc9F?li=BBnb7Kz

Governor DeathSentence is quite a piece of work.

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Tue Dec 29, 2020, 01:27 PM

1. Yep

He’s something, alright. Let’s see if he allows Trump to be extradited to New York when the call comes.

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