A 36-year-old Nigerian Emmanuel Chidi Namdi in Italy was beaten to death outside the Italian refuge where he was staying, AGI News Agency reports.
Emmanuel was reportedly taking a walk with his girlfriend in Paolo Calcinora on Tuesday, when they got racially abused by a supporter of a local football club.
According to reports they were called “monkeys”.
This led to an altercation between Emmanuel and the football fan, which led to being beaten to on the head with a steel bar till he became unconscious.
He never regained consciousness and died in the hospital on Wednesday.
Reports states that Nnamdi has been living in the area for eight months and was sheltered by Catholic charity Caritas.
Also his 24 year old girlfriend, had lost her baby after a perilous Mediterranean crossing.
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