The Nigerian sex worker killed in Italy by a dissatisfied customer has been fully identified as Blessing Benedicta Daniel.
Popularly known as Anita, Ms. Daniel was killed in Albareto by her sex client according to the provincial paper, Modena Today.
The 40 year-old man, Leopoldo Scalici handed himself over to the police and confessed he was the killer.
Daniel, who was called Benedicta Dan in the story, was working in the industrial area of Modena Nord. Her body was found in a ditch on April 7.
In a reconstruction of the murder, in the night between Saturday and Sunday Mr. Scalici approached the deceased on the street, took her in his van to a secluded place for sex.
Modena Today reported that Scalici must have been provoked into aggression after being dissatisfied by the sexual act.
According to the paper, “Scalici said he hit the stranger at the head, using a heavy workbench vise. A blow that would have been lethal.
“The exact place where the crime took place has not been disclosed, but it can be assumed that it took place in one of the various secluded pitches used by African prostitutes practicing in the industrial area of Modena Nord”.
The suspected killer has been arrested and autopsy has been ordered for Blessing Benedicta Daniel.
CEO of Oxford Events in Italy, Kelvin Okoh Jacob, who posted photographs of Daniel on a Nigerian Community News (Europe) Facebook page, cautioned Nigerians not to pass judgment on her until the police completed their investigation.
“On the issue of our late Sister from Modena, please we want to beg fellow Nigerians that this is the time of sadness in our community about the death of our fellow citizen. The police are investigating the matter, until investigating is over no one can be sure of what really happened to her. Please and please let’s respect the dead by not sharing information about her that may turn out to the wrong. All we need now is to pray for her soul to rest in peace. Because there is no Man without sin. R. I. P. ANITA.”