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By Kit Pearson

While Patricia's mom sends her to her cousins' cottage for the summer season, Patricia doesn't are looking to move. She doesn't understand her cousins in any respect, and she's by no means been stable at camping out or canoeing, not to mention making new associates.

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The significant factor surrounding these murders is that Vito Rizzuto, Nick Rizzuto’s son, is suspected of being involved,” concludes a confidential FBI report from 1985—almost prescient as it was written 20 years before there were informants filling in the extensive blanks of what authorities knew of the mysterious murders. The same report outlines with some amazement the Rizzuto family’s central role as a hub for extensive criminal interests in America, Italy, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Venezuela, France and Switzerland, noting Vito’s and his father’s relationships with some of the world’s most significant drug barons.

There was no doubt sadness and uncertainty at leaving his young family behind, but both husband and wife must have taken some comfort in knowing that the other would remain among family despite their separation. Maria Renda and baby Nicolò would live on the same short street, perhaps even in the same house, as the Rizzutos. For her part, Maria knew that her husband was leaving Sicily accompanied by her brother, Calogero Renda. Calogero was two inches shorter and a year younger than Rizzuto. With a darker complexion and a mole on his left cheek, Calogero appeared to be a man of some means—he owned fashionable clothes and had the ability to travel internationally.

A. Margiotta, the mayor of Cattolica Eraclea, and stamped with the seal of the town’s municipal office. Finally, he had a Certificato di Penalita—a penal certificate testifying that he had never served a term in prison—signed by the vice chancellor of the court in Agrigento, the provincial capital. S. officials were suspicious. C. ” The government was trying to “ascertain the circumstances and facts in the case,” the accompanying letter says. The inquiry, however, did not stem from Rizzuto’s messy murder.

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