Benno Neumair, 31, killed his parents after a row over household chores and dumped their bodies in a Bolzano river
Peter Neumair and Laura Perselli both teachers, vanished from the Italian city of Bolzano in the northern Italian province of South Tyrol in Jan 2021
The Italian bodybuilder, admitted to killing both his parents because they asked him to take the family dog for a walk
Laura Perselli’s dead body was later found in the nearby Adige River with signs of strangulation, Peter Numair’s body never surfaced but his blood were found on a nearby bridge
The bodybuilder was arrested on January 29 and has confessed to the murders murder
The younger Numair is now in prison in Bolzano on charges of murder and body concealment as the investigation continues
A man has confessed to killing his parents because they asked him to walk the dog.
The alleged murder took place in the city of Bolzano in the northern Italian province of South Tyrol when teachers Peter Neumair and Laura Perselli went missing earlier this year.
The victims’ son, the bodybuilder Benno Neumair, 31, was taken into custody on January 29.
The younger Neumair has now admitted to the murders during a row. He confessed that he killed his father after a brief fight and then murdered his mother without a word of explanation when she walked in on them.
His parents Peter Neumair and Laura Perselli went missing from the Italian city of Bolzano earlier this year. Perselli’s body dead body was later found in Adige River with signs of strangulation while her husband’s body never surfaced, although traces of his blood were found on a nearby bridge
The argument that led to the murder started when the father asked his son to get out of bed and take the family dog out for a walk.
When he refused an argument developed. Benno said: “Dad accused me of being a failure. I just wanted silence. So I shut him up.”
He said he had gone to his room to escape being scolded by his dad.
He objected to the fact that his father had followed him inside the room when he had gone to bed and fallen asleep after playing on his computer.
He complained that his dad had woken up and continued to complain that he was not doing his share of the household chores.
He decided to strangle him to stop nagging.
He said: “I took the first climbing rope I found from the plastic tray of my tools. We were in the hallway and we fell together on the ground. I just remember that I squeezed very tightly.”
Benno said that his mum returned home soon after and he strangled her with the same rope.
He said: “I did it without even saying goodbye.”
The son said that he then threw their bodies off a bridge into the river.
The self-cofessed killer man is now in prison in Bolzano on charges of murder and body concealment as the investigation continues.