Moro had been kidnapped by the Red Brigade, a pro Communist movement, on March
16, after a bloody shoot-out when 12 terrorists killed his 5 guards.
Red Brigade claimed they would put Moro on trial in a People's Court, however,
after a search, police couldn't find it.
negotiations failed, and the Italian authorities had refused to release 13 Red
Brigade members being held in Turin in exchange for Moro, he was allowed to send
a final message to his wife:
have told me that they are going to kill me in a little while, I kiss you for
the last time."
body was found, two days later, riddled with bullets in a car in the centre of