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The Odd Death of Arturo Gatti

Debating murder versus suicide and the emotional life of a modern boxer

Updated: August 29, 2011, 5:04 PM ET
By Chris Jones

At the end of this month, at a press conference in New Jersey, Arturo Gatti's friends will announce that they now have proof — courtesy of a private investigator named Paul Ciolino — that the world champion boxer did not take his own life.

But despite the best efforts of his still-loyal corner, the story of Gatti's death will probably always be incomplete. He was a great boxer because his fights were definitive; there was never much mystery about him in the ring. But his end ...

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