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Feb 25, 2017

Brembate di Sopra is a small and picturesque town 7km or 4 miles north-west of the city of Bergamo in Northern Italy. About an hours drive from Milan. The province of Lombardy covers the cities of Milan and Bergamo including the small town of Brembate di Sopra. With it’s close proximity to Lake Como and the Swiss and Austrian borders, it is a popular stopover for tourists. The area is dotted with ancient villas and palazzos.

It is a humble town, not modernised to the extent of nearby Milan. Many homes still use wood burning stoves, raise chickens and grow their own vegetables. Postcards of the snow capped the Bergamo Alps sit in shop displays, and the views from the small town are a reminder that things don’t change at a fast pace in rural Italy.

The town has a traditional historical centre, classic church steeples and winding paths and gardens. It still feels like an old town with old traditions and values. Every year the small town hosts a street parade where townsfolk and others from the area come together to dress in Harlequin fancy dress and make traditional wooden floats to parade the streets. Like many old parts of the country, family values are deeply rooted, and people are fiercely loyal.

With around 8,000 residents, Brembate di Sopra is a quiet, close-knit rural community, a safe environment for a young family. A place where a 13-year-old girl walking to a nearby sports centre, alone in the late afternoon, was not given a second thought.

 

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Researched and written by Anna at A.G.P Stories

 

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2. All other music and audio clean up performed by Mike Migas and Andrew Joslyn 

 

RESOURCES

(Warning: Contains spoilers)

– BOSSETTIADE – Website dedicated to the case Bossetti/Gambirasio

– Murder of Yara Gambirasio – Med Library

– DNA profiling: privacy violations & collateral effects – Justin Bailey

– Yara Died Clutching a Tuft of Grass Soon After She Disappeared – Italian Life

– Murder of Yara Gambirasio – WikiVisually

– Yara Gambirasio murder – Wikipedia

– In Search for Killer, DNA Sweep Exposes Intimate Family Secrets in Italy– Council for Responsible Genetics

– The Murder Mystery Solved by DNA from the Back of a Postage Stamp – Newsweek

– In Search for Killer, DNA Sweep Exposes Intimate Family Secrets in Italy– The New York Times

– The murder that has obsessed Italy – The Guardian

– Teenager Yara: A murder probe that has Italy in its grip – Belfast Telegraph

– DNA evidence and family secrets snare Italian child murderer – The Guardian

– Italy gripped as trial begins over murder of 13-year-old Yara Gambirasio– The Guardian

– Court in Yara case to retire July 1 – Ansa

– Child killer ‘confesses’ in church visitors’ book – The Local

– Bossetti alibi false, investigators say – Ansa

– Bossetti to remain in jail in murder case – Ansa

– Yara Gambirasio: Massimo Bossetti, 365 days in jail without trial man already condemned by the Minister – L’Huffington Post

– Bossetti and those phrases the father of Yara, the same investigators – Bergamo News

– A New Bomb Strikes the Case – Dagospia

– Court explains Yara killer life sentence– Ansa

– Yara’s Parents Beg for Daughter’s Release, Convinced She is Alive – Italian Life

– Yara Murder Case, Judges in a Closed Session. Bossetti: “I am Innocent” – Interris

– DNA tests revealed ‘match’ in Yara case – Ansa

– Maximum Sentence. Bossetti/Murder Yara Gambirasio, life imprisonment – Chronicle

– The murder that has obsessed Italy – Yara Gambirasio, 13, went missing on November 26, 2010

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