For nearly two years the death of vulnerable 58-year-old Londoner Peter Fasoli was recorded as an accident…
True Detective February 2018
For nearly two years the death of vulnerable 58-year-old Londoner Peter Fasoli was recorded as an accident – until a relative discovered CCTV footage of his horrific torture-murder on the victim’s computer. Investigators had thought that the computer repair man had been a victim of smoke-inhalation, following a fire at his home in Northolt, west London, in January 2013. In fact, the fire was arson, started by Mr. Fasoli’s sadistic killer, Jason Marshall (above, right), who fled to Rome after strangling him and then suffocating him with clingfilm. Marshall, who had met Mr. Fasoli through a gay dating app, went on to murder another man in Italy and nearly killed a third man before he was brought to justice. Not surprisingly, the case has raised many concerns over the investigation into Mr. Fasoli’s death.
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