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Man arrested for Rossi death threats

A 42 year old Italian laborer was arrested on Thursday after allegedly making threats to kill reigning seven time MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi during this weekend's Italian Grand Prix.

According to sportmediaset.it and the ANSA news agency, the man threatened to shoot Rossi, whom he claimed to 'hate', during this weekend's Italian GP.

The threats were made to Rossi's family and friends, as well as to newspapers and TV stations.

Upon his arrest, police said the man's home was found to contain "irrefutable evidence", prompting a confession.

“I want to thank the police,” said Rossi. “There is little else to add, except that I'm sorry that someone has so much [hate] without any real reason.”


Tagged as: Valentino Rossi

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Locks46+91+38&2

June 04, 2010 10:32 AM
Last Edited 358 days ago

This is some serious s**t . And really hope that is the end of it.One thing any rider or any person for that matter doesn't want is to have a nutter like that on the loose.You just don't expect to read stuff like that.



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