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Luana died at work, 2 suspects. A protective shutter in the viewfinder


May 5, 2021

The investigations of the Prato prosecutor who have opened a file for the death of Luana D’Orazio, the 22-year-old worker from Agliana (Pistoia) who died Monday morning 3 May sucked by a machine in a textile factory are focusing on a protective shutter removed. Innkeeper, in the municipality of Montemurlo (Prato). For crimes of manslaughter with removal or willful omission of precautions against accidents at work, due to violations of safety regulations, the owner of the company and the person in charge of maintenance of the machinery of the company have been registered in the register of suspects. The registration by the public prosecutor Vincenzo Nitti was necessary so that the two suspects could appoint their own consultant to attend the autopsy. The hypothesis of the investigators of the judicial police – the investigations are conducted with the ASL technicians – is that Luana D’Orazio was crushed by the warper because the protective shutter, that is the mechanism intended to prevent accidents, would have been removed. The investigators yesterday also listened to some of the young woman’s colleagues to accurately reconstruct the dynamics of the fatal injury. “We are working to understand if and what did not work in the machinery, including the safety photocell – explained the chief prosecutor of Prato, Giuseppe Nicolosi – We have received the findings and will now appoint the experts for the technical checks on the documents collected by the judicial police “. Other elements will emerge from the autopsy that was arranged for Friday: it will be done by the coroner Luciana Sonnellino. Also on Friday there will be a 4-hour strike by the workers of the province of Prato.