The employees of Colomba Bianca winery are devastated by the recent events. Giuseppe Gambino, the director, expresses how they are unable to work due to the shocking news. Marisa Leo, who worked at the winery, was tragically killed by her ex-partner Angelo Reina, who then took his own life. Gambino recalls how they had worked together all day before Marisa mentioned meeting her ex to see their daughter. The mayor of Salemi, Domenico Venuti, expresses his condolences to Marisa’s family and calls for attention to be drawn to the unacceptable and unbearable phenomenon of femicide. The mayor of Marsala, Massimo Grillo, also laments the tragedy and highlights the need for educating young people about respect for human life and women. Marisa was a well-known figure in the Sicilian wine industry and belonged to the “Donne del vino” association. Many messages of sympathy and remembrance are shared on social media, lamenting the loss of such a beloved person. Various individuals express the urgent need for concerted action against violence towards women, including creating adequate policies, supporting anti-violence centers, and implementing prevention programs for both victims and perpetrators.
Omicidio-suicidio di Mazara, tanti ricordano Marisa Leo: “Grati per tutto ciò che ci hai donato”