The season premiere of “48 Hours Mystery” covers the controversial death of world championship boxer Arturo “Thunder” Gatti, who passed away tragically in 2009 while on vacation in Brazil from what Brazilian authorities first said was murder but later concluded was a suicide.
CBS 48 Hours correspondent Erin Moriarty covers the case and interviews various people close to the boxer and Gatti’s widow Amanda Rodrigues Gatti who many people close to Arturo Gatti believe had something to do with his death speaks out for the first time about her rocky relationship with Arturo. Also interviewed in this episode are “Irish” Micky Ward, best known for his trilogy with Gatti and close friend of the late boxer.
The question remains was Arturo Gatti’s death homicide or suicide?
Watch “48 Hours Mystery” on CBS Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.