Valentina Berti
 


 

Age: 34



Summary:
Italian special-education teacher and wife of top Genovese financier Stefano Esposito serving as the marshal chief of the Italian finance police Guardia di Finanze at the provincial government of Genoa since 1994 who was among one of more than 250 people 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 her husband 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: February 11, 1975


 
Died: April 6, 2009



Location:
Villa Sant'Angelo, Italy