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Mafia boss 'entitled to a dignified death'

Mafia boss 'entitled to a dignified death'
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One of Italy’s most notorious mafia bosses Salvatore ‘Toto’ Riina could soon be released from prison after the country’s appeals court ruled authorities should re-examine a defence plea for the aging and infirm gangster to be moved to house arrest to die with dignity.

Anger in Italy after supreme court says detention of ailing mafia “boss of bosses” Toto Riina should be reviewed https://t.co/A74b977Kdh

— Cassandra Cavallaro (@cascav) June 6, 2017

The 86-year-old, nicknamed ‘The Beast’ because of his brutality, is serving multiple life sentences for his role in a number of high-profile Mafia murders.

23 Maggio 1992 | Strage di #Capaci | Mandante: Totò #Riinapic.twitter.com/yOwoDZ2VuH

— Isole di Gusto (@PatriziaArigo) June 6, 2017

The victims families expressed outrage at the decision.

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