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The Prince has done an outstanding job of putting together what must be the only list available anywhere that covers so many events of murder, attempted murder and other situations that allegedly involve the Mafia. We wanted to recognize The Prince's tireless effort by presenting his compelation to you.


Originally Posted by The Prince on Thursday, 20 May 1999, at 11:49 a.m. on AmericanMafia.com Forum
updated by The Prince January 2004

A Look At Mob Hits, Misses, Disappearances, and Deaths In America

1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Year Unknown
Key          Notes

Name Nickname Condition Family Suspected Reason Alleged Rank/Occupation/Tie
NY1-Albert Circelli*   Dead (at Rao's) Lucchese/Genovese Heckling Singer at Bar Lucchese Soldier, Shooter Genovese Assoc.
NY1b-Albert Petraglia   Wounded (at Rao's) None Was at Rao's Nassau County Court Clerk, Bystander
P1-Jonathan DeBarge Chico Wounded (Stabbed) Philadelphia Disturbance at Night Club Noted R & B Singer, Attacker Casasanto
P2-John Casasanto Johnny Gons/Gongs Dead Philadelphia   Well Known Associate, Tied to DeBarge Stab
NE1-Anthony Arillotta   Not Hit (Home Shot Up) Springfield Possible Tie to Bar Fight Associate, Involved in Loansharking
NE1a-Irene Arillotta   Not Hit (Home Shot Up) Springfield (?) Possible Tie to Bar Fight Sister in Law of Gary Westerman (see below)
NE1b- Unidentified Young Child   Not Hit (Home Shot Up) Springfield (?) Possible Tie to Bar Fight Child of Arillotta
NE1c-Unidentified Young Child   Not Hit (Home Shot Up) Springfield (?) Possible Tie to Bar Fight Child of Arillotta
NE2-Adolfo Bruno Al, Big Al Dead Genovese: Springfield Power Struggle Top Boss in Springfield Crew of Genoveses
NE3-Joseph Mazzotta   Dead Genovese; Conn. (Tied to Below Murders) Associate of Bruno, Equipment Biz Owner
NE4-Barry Rossi   Dead Possibly None Murder for Hire Lover Tied Connecticut Automotive Shop Owner
NE4b-Robert Stears Bobby Dead Possibly None Murder for Hire Lover Tied Auto Shop Owner, Tied to Love Triangle
NE4c-Lorne R. Stevens   Dead Possibly None Murder for Hire Lover Tied Mechanic at Rossi/Stears Shop
FL1-John Gurino*   Dead Gambino Self Defense in Deli Dispute Former Close Associate of John Gotti
FL2-H. Paul Rico   Wounded (In Jail) New England   Ex-FBI Agent, Indicted in 1981 Mob Hit
CA1-Bruno Jacques   Dead Montreal   Unclear; found in Laval
UNY1-Angelo/Anthony Mugnolo   Wounded Possibly None (Shot Gangland Style) Bagel Store and Deli Owner in Ozone Park
UNY2-Andrew Puccini   Dead Possibly None (Shot Gangland Style) Brooklyn Restauranteur
UNY3-Vincent Garguilo   Dead Possibly None (Shot Gangland Style) Steel Worker, Twisted Sister Kin
UNY4-Vincent DeVito   Wounded (Albany) Genovese (?) (Shot Gangland Style) Father-In-Law of Daniel Pagano
UNY5-Justin Bressman   Missing; Dead or Hiding Possibly None (Car Found Torched) Potential Witness in Vincent Garguilo Slay
UNJ1-Michael Parisi   Dead Possibly None   Rising Local Builder
UNE1-Gary Westerman   Missing; Tip of Foul Play Genovese (?) Possible Tie to Bar Fight Associate, Tied to Cocaine Traffic
UCH1-James Mancini   Dead Possibly None (Mob link being looked at) Girls Softball Coach in Lyons
UCH2-Joseph Lombardo Joe the Clown Missing; Possible Fugitive The Outfit   Reputed Boss of Chicago Outfit
UFL1-Charlie Moretto   Dead Lucchese/Genovese(?) (Mob link being looked at) Affluent Businessman, Mob Ties to Father
D1- Jesse Eugene Stoneking   Dead The Outfit Suicide Ex-#2 in Metro East Crew, Turned Informer
D2-Dennis Peterson   Dead Genovese/Lucchese Apparent Suicide Lawyer, Under Indictment on Mob Charges
D3-Michael Coiro   Dead Gambino Natural Causes Noted Mob Lawyer, Convicted Obstruction
D4-Louis Malpeso, Sr. BoBo Dead Colombo Natural Causes, In Prison Capo, Imprisoned For Orena-Persico War
D5-Marshall Caifano Johnny Marshall Dead The Outfit Natural Causes Legendary Capo, Ran Las Vegas pre-Spilotro
D6-Ralph Francis Salerno   Dead None Natural Causes Decorated NYPD Officer, Mafia Expert
D7-Frank D. Amato, Jr. Sonny Dead Pittsburgh Natural Causes Son of Ex-Pittsburgh Boss, Gambling kingpin
D8-George Tocco   Dead The Outfit Motorcycle Accident Stepson of Jailed Mob Leader Albert Tocco

1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Year Unknown

NY: New York hit (also listed strictly by number)
NJ: New Jersey hit
NE: Boston, New England hit
P: Philadelphia Hit
UNY: Unclear New York hit
UNJ: Unclear New Jersey hit
UP: Unclear Philadelphia hit
D: Death, not by murder
*: turned out to be non-mob murder
RNJ: Recovered New Jersey hit; body found
Unclear: uncertain if the murder was mob-related, or the body wasn't found
O: Ohio
URNE: Unclear New England hit, bodies recovered
LV: Las Vegas Hit
CA: Canada Hit
UCA: Unclear Canada Hit
FL: Florida/Carribean Hit
CH: Chicago Hit
UCH: Unclear Chicag0o Hit
UFL: Unclear Florida Hit
MI: Michigan Hit
Uatl: Unclear Atlanta Hit

1-Boston, New England, and Patriarca can be used interchangeably many times
2-Incidents are not listed in chronological order outside of the year they occurred
3-While most incidents mentioned here were from the Americas, I felt Liggio and Buscetta were important enough to mention
4-If the family in question is strictly mentioned by the city or the term "mob connected" , then it was unclear who did it (unless the family is known by city)
5-All gaps in spread sheet are facts that are unknown to me about each incident
6-Gregory Scarpa, Sr., Michael Giagregorio, George Lubell, Vito Guzzo, Jr. and Steven Mancusi are all mentioned more than once; they are the same person each time.
7-All information here was gained from books, magazines, web sites, newspapers, and the forum, not from my own information.
8-I am not privy to any inside information. All information gained has been documented (see #7)


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