The body of paparazzo Daniele Lo Presti, 42, was found under a bridge last Friday on a jogging trail in the Testaccio district of Rome. Known for photographing celebrities around the world, including a shot of Brad Pitt in the arms of a lover, Lo Presti was discovered by friends who were meeting him for a run. He lay in a pool of blood, killed by a single bullet in the head, raising concerns that the mafia might be behind the assassination.
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