‘TORTURE VIDEO’ GAY KILLER JAILED FOR 39 YEARS
Horror caught on camera
A SADISTIC killer who was caught on camera torturing a vulnerable gay man in his own home has been jailed for at least 39 years.
Jason Marshall, 29, posed as an MI5 agent then stripped, gagged, cuffed and smothered 58-year-old Peter Fasoli with clingfilm.
Mr Fasoli begged for his life when Marshall threatened him with a knife before killing him.
He stole his bank cards and PIN numbers, and torched his flat to cover his tracks in January 2013.
He then fled to Italy, where he killed again and attacked a third man before being caught.
Mr Fasoli’s death was put down as an accident until his nephew stumbled across harrowing webcam footage of his last hours on his uncle’s computer hard drive.
Following a trial at the Old Bailey, Marshall was found guilty of murder and arson.
Yesterday Judge Nicholas Hilliard QC sentenced him to life with a minimum of 39 years for the “sadistic” killing.
He said: “I am sure you were motivated by a desire to cause Mr Fasoli pain without his consent, which would be a significantly greater source of pleasure or gratification to you.
“You tortured him for so long because you enjoyed it so much.
“I’m sure that you can have felt no remorse whatsoever for what you have done. On the contrary, you derived pleasure from it.”
The defendant had met Mr Fasoli on gay dating website Badoo and arranged to meet him at his bungalow in Northolt, west London, on the pretext of a bondage sex session but with the plan of robbing him.
He stole £780 in the days following Mr Fasoli’s death and used his bank card to buy a flight to Italy, to continue his violent spree in Rome.
Computer repairer Mr Fasoli’s murder went undiscovered for nearly two years until his PSYCHO: Sadistic killer Jason Marshall nephew Christopher Murgatroyd found the footage while looking for family tree research on his fire-damaged hard drive.
Jurors were shown footage in which Myleene Klass’ Classic FM radio show can be heard playing in the background.
Marshall, from East Ham, east London, who is already serving 16 years for the attacks in Italy, claimed to be suffering from amnesia.
Mitigating, Tomas Quinn said his client had a “bizarre” history of impersonating police officers, ticket inspectors and special constables.
But he was not sophisticated, deliberate, long-term targeted or focused in his crimes, he said.
Det Insp James Stevenson, of Scotland Yard, said he was “very pleased for the family” of Marshall’s victim.
He said: “Marshall is clearly a very sadistic individual.
“He has a psychopathic personality disorder but does not have a treatable mental illness.”
VICTIM: Peter Fasoli and ( below, left) scene of his death