US student charged with murder of Italian policeman apologises in court

Rome (AFP) – A US student on trial for killing an Italian policeman during a failed drug bust last year tearfully apologised on Wednesday, saying he would never forgive himself. Finnegan Lee Elder, 20, read a statement in front of the Rome court in which he said the evening of July 26, 2019 was “the worst night of my life”, according to Italian news agencies at the hearing, which is closed to most media due to coronavirus restrictions.Elder and friend Gabriel Natale-Hjorth face life sentences for murder.Prosecutors say Mario Cerciello Rega was killed in an unprovoked nighttime attack after he …

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