Family of Venice Beach Tragedy Victim Statement

Aug 06, 2013, 19:07 ET from Shernoff Bidart Echeverria Bentley LLP

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At the request of the family, Gregory L. Bentley of Shernoff Bidart Echeverria Bentley LLP, counsel for the family of Alice Gruppioni, releases the following statement from the family:

The family wishes to express our sincere gratitude for the thoughts and prayers from so many around the world. We appreciate the professional attention and kindness shown by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office while advising us this morning of the impending prosecution of  Nathan Louis Campbell.

We also wish to express our heartfelt gratitude to Consul General of Italy, Giuseppe Perrone, for assisting us in expediting arrangements to allow us to bring Alice home.

No words can adequately express the grief and sorrow we are feeling as we mourn the loss of a beautiful person, family member and young bride. Thank you all for your concerns as we begin to search for answers.

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