After committing the crime, 28-year-old Antonio De Pace reportedly called cops to inform them he had murdered young medic, Lorena Quaranta, 27.
When Police received the scene, they found her dead in their apartment in Italy, while De Pace was found on the ground having cut his wrists but his colleagues were ready to save his life at their hosiptal.
The young couple had been working during a local hospital in Messina, Sicily after they were drafted to assist during the coronavirus crisis.
De Pace allegedly confessed: “I killed her because she gave me coronavirus.
A police source said: “She was a doctor who was working hard to save lots of others. It’s such a tragedy.”
The Sun reports that tests were being administered on both, but it came back negative, meaning neither Lorena or De Pace had the virus.
Lorena had been very vocal on social media about the coronavirus outbreak.
In a Facebook post just days before her death Lorena wrote: “Now quite ever we’d like to demonstrate responsibility and love for life.
“You must show respect for yourselves, your families and therefore the country.
”You must think and remember people who dedicate their lives daily to taking care of our sick.
“Let’s stay together everyone staying at home. Let’s avoid the next one falling sick may be a beloved or ourselves.”
Last month, her boyfriend posted a message congratulating her after she passed a test and said:
“To reach our dreams you’ve got to figure hard determinedly and you’re proof.
“I wish you to stay chasing your dreams, always live the life you always imagined. Well done!