From ANSA news agency in Italy:
Ruby witness Imane Fadil dies
Murder probe opened
Milan, March 15 – A Moroccan-origin model who was a key prosecution witness in the ‘Ruby’ underage prostitute trials involving ex-premier Silvio Berlusconi has died after claiming to have been poisoned.
A murder probe has been opened, police said.
They said she had died after a “month of agony”.
She was awake until the end despite progressive organ failure. Imane Fadil, 34, died March 1 at the Humanitas Clinic at Rozzano near Milan where she had been admitted at the end of January.
She told her relatives and lawyer that she was afraid she had been poisoned.
on appeal, after having been convicted in another court earlier
after judges said he did not know Ruby was a minor.
Translated from Dutch NOS TV today:
According to the Italian press, Fadil was working on a book about her experiences at Berlusconi’s controversial parties. The public prosecutor is said to have a copy of the manuscript.