Emanuela Orlandi.
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Italian gangster's body exhumed over missing girl case

The body of the infamous Italian gangster Enrico De Pedis, who was killed in 1990, has been exhumed from one of Rome's most important churches.

Investigators hope to find evidence relating to the 1983 disappearance of a 15-year-old girl, Emanuela Orlandi, following a tip-off suggesting the clue to the case was in De Pedis' tomb.

Alan Johnston reports from Rome.

  • 14 May 2012
  • From the section World