July 12, 2009
Arturo Gatti Dead-Amanda Gatti Held As Suspect and authorities state that his wife is the main suspect in the murder.
Arturo Gatti, 37, was found dead in a hotel room at the seaside resort of Porto de Galinhas in northeastern Brazil on Saturday morning on July 11th, 2009.
The Gatti’s arrived on Friday, July 10th, 2009 for a second honeymoon with their 10 month old son.
(pic) I have looked all over the Internet and this is the only Photo of Amanda Gatti I could find. Which makes me wonder it if is her…
Brazilian authorities have revealed that Arturo Gatti’s wife, Amanda Rodrigues, 23, is one of the main suspects in his murder. They believe her information about the murder to be inconsistent and sufficient grounds for suspicion.
Arturo Gatti Dead-Amanda Gatti Held As Suspect and Rodrigues-Gatti has told the authorities, that she and her husband were involved in a heated argument on Friday night in a Brazilian bar. She then states that Arturo was drunk by the time they returned to the hotel.
Arturo Gatti was found in his underwear with a wound to the back of his head and marks on his neck, which police beleive came from Amanda purse strap.
Police Reports also indicate that police found a blood stained purse strap, that they believe may have been used to strangle Arturo Gatti.
Ex World Champion Boxer Arturo Gatti was due in New York next week to testify in a lawsuit filed against the New York State Athletic commission by a former boxing opponent, Joey Gamache. This suit resulted from a 2000 fight that left Gamache with permanent brain damage from head trauma, in a flight where Gatti was 19 pounds over weight.
Arturo Gatti Dead-Amanda Gatti Held As Suspect is just the icing to the cake of this horrible death in Brazil.