Sicilian mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro has died, in accordance with Italian media experiences.
Messina Denaro, who was caught in January after spending 30 years on the run, had been receiving remedy for colon most cancers.
The 61-year-old was alleged to be a boss of Sicily’s Cosa Nostra mafia and had been on the run since 1993.
He was detained at a non-public hospital within the Sicilian capital Palermo.
He had been having appointments on the hospital for a while, Italy’s Ansa information company reported, including police had secretly moved officers into the constructing in a single day to protect the protection of different sufferers.
Messina Denaro was sentenced in absentia to a life time period for his position within the 1992 murders of anti-mafia prosecutors Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino.
He additionally confronted a life sentence for his position in bomb assaults in Florence, Rome and Milan which killed 10 folks the next 12 months.
And he was additionally accused of being solely or collectively accountable for quite a few different murders within the Nineties.
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