OREANDA-NEWS Well-known Italian writer, director and playwright Andrea Camilleri died on Wednesday at the Roman Hospital Santo Spirito in his 94th year of life, according to a special bulletin distributed by this medical institution. 

The writer who invented the world-famous detective - Commissioner Montalbano, was urgently hospitalized on June 17 after a sharp drop in pressure and the consequent heart failure. He was immediately placed in the intensive care unit of the Santo Spirito hospital, put into a state of pharmacological coma and connected to a ventilator. All this time, his wife Rosetta and three daughters were with him. 

Shortly before his death, Camilleri began to prepare the concert program "Cain's Self-Defense", which was to be held in the ancient Roman baths of Caracalla.