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Two US tourists given life sentences in Italy for murder of policeman

An Italian court convicted two young Americans on Wednesday for the murder of a police officer while they were on a summer holiday in Rome, with both handed life sentences.Finnegan Lee Elder, 21, had admitted to stabbing Mario Cerciello Rega during a late-night encounter in July 2019, while out with his friend Gabriel Natale-Hjorth, 20.Prosecutors claimed it was a brutal, unprovoked attack in which Elder, then 19, stabbed Cerciello 11 times with an 18cm (seven inch) camping knife.The Americans…

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