Melissa Bassi



Age: 16


Summary: fashion student at the all-female Morville Falcone High School in Brindisi, Italy who had been hospitalized in extremely critical condition from massive shrapnel wounds and severe burns suffered up to 9o percent of her body in an apparent "Mafia"-connected school bombing that left at least five other students seriously injured after a bomb containing three gas cylinders exploded outside the campus in southern Italy.



Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a bombing incident


Born: November 26, 1996


Died: May 19, 2012


Location: Lecce, Italy