In 2009 This Boxer Was Found Dead In A Hotel. Then Police Found Blood On His Wife’s Purse

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By July 2009 Arturo Gatti’s career as a two-weight boxing champion is long behind him. Then he was a family man – although his relationship with his wife Amanda was the subject of much speculation. So when Arturo was found dead on the floor of an apartment in a Brazilian holiday resort, suspicion soon fell on the woman left behind.

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Born April 15, 1972, in Cassino, Italy, Arturo grew up in Latium in the central west of the country. However, as a boy he relocated with his family to Montreal in Quebec, Canada. And when he was a teenager, he moved once more – this time some 375 miles south to Jersey City, New Jersey.

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