The dormitory, victims, and an apartment building in the city center.

More from the cutting-room floor of "The Aftershocks," just published by Matter.

When I met with Parisse, he mentioned an exchange he had with one of the seven defendants. (He requested that I not say who.) It was the day Parisse gave testimony, and the man wanted to express his sympathies and compliment Parisse for composure on the stand. They hugged. Parisse replied that he doesn’t feel hatred toward any of the scientists. “I know you did not come here from Rome to kill my children. But you are responsible.”

AuthorDavid Wolman