30 years in prison is the penalty that Andrea Reale, the judge of the preliminary investigations of Ragusa, sentenced Veronica Panarello, accused of killing his son Loris Stival. The sentence came at the conclusion of the abbreviated trial procedure , conditioned by a psychiatric report. It was accepted the request of the Public Prosecutor, who contested to Loris mom voluntary murder and concealment of a corpse, with the aggravating circumstance of premeditation.
November 29th 2014, Veronica Panarello denounces the disappearance of small Loris, she declares to left him to school in the morning and she did not find him at the exit of Falcone -Borsellino educational circle. The corpse of the baby is found by Horace Fidone few hours before night in a gully in Santa Croce . It will be an autopsy to ascertain that Loris was strangled with the electrician clamps and the hypothesis of an “ogre” immediately turns.
Thanks to the recordings of the security cameras, it begin to emerge the first inconsistencies with the story of Panarello, she will be stopped for the son’s murder and concealment of a corpse. Her arrest is validated by Claudio Maggioni , Ragusa magistrate.
The first hearing
December 2015, Veronica Panarello access the summary proceedings, conditioned to psychiatric report. During the first hearing,Andrea Stival, Panarello father in law, was accused by the woman of killing the little Loris because he had discovered that the two were lovers. The grandfather is under investigation for homicide competition.