The wife of Arturo Gatti’s arrested for the murder of the former boxing champion.
Photo of Amanda Rodrigues, the 23-year-old wife of murdered boxer Arturo Gatti being escorted by police. Campos/JC Imagem/PAGOS
Amanda Rodrigues, the 23 year old wife of Arturo Gatti has been arrested and charged the former boxing champions murder. Brazilian authorities arrested Amanda Carina Barbosa Rodrigues for the death of Arturo Gatti. According to authorities, Gatti was strangled with a purse strap in a hotel room Saturday at a Sao Paolo, Brazil resort. It is also be reported, as we had previously suspected, that Arturo Gatti was murdered in his sleep.
Brazilian authorities have charged the wife of slain former boxing champ Arturo Gatti with her husband’s murder, police said.
They arrested 23-year-old Amanda Rodrigues Sunday, saying she used the strap of her purse to strangle the former junior welterweight champion in his sleep, police said.