By Michael Benson
A homicide Plot. . .
Single mom Lee Ann Armanini labored as a bartender in a strip joint in lengthy Island's South Shore while she obtained pregnant through Paul Riedel, proprietor of a gym in Amityville, manhattan. In 1998, Paul did the appropriate factor and married her. the wedding was once no longer a contented one, and Lee Ann left Riedel in 2000. She moved to Florida and took up with a mob-connected hood named Ralph "Rocco" Salierno. jointly, they plotted Riedel's homicide so as to get his cash and possession of the healthiness club...
A Case Of improper id. . .
But Salierno murdered the inaccurate man--Alexander Algeri, Riedel's lifelong good friend and company companion who bore an uncanny resemblance to Riedel and even drove an analogous type of automobile, a Ford Explorer.
A attractive Trial. . .
In a infamous trial that was once full of sensational revelations approximately drug abuse, illicit intercourse, and other way homicide, Lee Ann...
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The investigator introduced himself formally as Detective Robert Anderson, of the homicide squad. He didn’t look like a cop. Not that he was wimpy, it was just that he looked more than just smart. He looked intellectual. When Detective Anderson opened his mouth, however, Sal could tell he was a genuine tough guy. “He came in with a couple of his guys,” Sal recalled. “He asked if I had any ideas. ’” Chapter 4 Riedel The only person of questionable character in Algeri’s life was his business partner, a mountain of a man named Paul John Riedel.
This was the team O. J. Simpson and many other greats had played for. USC routinely fielded one of the best college football teams in the country. It was the sort of program that routinely sent players to the National Football League (NFL), where there awaited national fame and riches. But there would be no football fame for Paul Riedel at USC. Before he made it to college, his football career was cut short by a serious shoulder injury. That injury ended football for Paul. Since his stint in prison Riedel had done well for himself.
There was no hope. Algeri was pronounced dead at the hospital. ” As was true of all homicides, an immediate autopsy would be performed. The minivan with its two adrenaline-jazzed occupants rolled east on Merrick Road, which was also Route 27A. And, once one crossed the border ending the Village of Amityville, it stopped being called Merrick Road and became the Montauk Highway. If the men had stayed on that road heading east, they would have ended up at the easternmost tip of Long Island. They passed a bank, an antique shop, and a series of white houses with long driveways leading to carports in the back.