Maurane Fraty


Age: 12

French art student and niece of former Tenth District Council of Paganica city director and entrepreneur Chiara Petrocco who was the only French tourist reported missing and feared dead following the devastating April 6 L'Aquila earthquake that killed over 300 people and injured at least 1,500 others including two other French nationals when a powerful 6.3-magnitude quake struck the mountainous region of Abruzzo in central Italy and destroyed or damaged thousands of buildings in several towns and villages surrounding the medieval city of L'Aquila, Italy near the epicenter of the quake, in which it became the worst deadliest earthquake to hit Italy in three decades since the 1980 Irpinia earthquake when 2,735 people died in one of the 6.9-magnitude quakes that struck southern Italy and caused widespread damage in nearby Naples.

Cause of Death: Killed during an earthquake

Born: January 13, 1997

Died: April 6, 2009

San Gregorio, Italy