Giuseppe Pelosi


Age: 59

Italian murderer who was the only person to be convicted for the murder of controversial Italian left-wing director Pier Paolo Pasolini by running him over with a car on a beach outside Rome, Italy more than 40 years ago and was sentenced to nine years in jail for the crime in 1976, who was a former 17-year-old rent boy at the time when he was caught driving the car at the scene of the murder and immediately confessed to murdering Pasolini the day after his death on November 2, 1975 but several years later retracted his confession by fuelling conspiracy theories that the iconic leftist gay novelist, poet and filmmaker had been assassinated by political opponents.

Cause of Death: Cancer

Born: June 28, 1958

Died: July 20, 2017

Rome, Italy