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Wikipedia's summary of the sentences applied to each of the brigatisti involved in Aldo Moro's death shows a wide range of jail terms.

In particular Barbara Balzerani served 21 years until 2011 while Mario Moretti who is thought to have actually carried out Moro's execution only served 15. Why the differences?

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Perhaps issues with evidence or maybe some turned state's witnesses or whatever. –  Felix Goldberg Sep 1 '13 at 4:54
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Moretti was sentenced to six life sentences, Barbara Balzerani to one. So, the actual sentences seem to be more inline with their participation, although both were paroled. Also, it was never proven in court that Moretti carried out the execution. –  Yannis Rizos Sep 1 '13 at 9:36
    
@YannisRizos - answer? –  DVK Sep 3 '13 at 2:41

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