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Montreal Mob boss Vito Rizzuto dead at the age of 67: Radio-Canada

Vito Rizzuto (right) speaks with his attorney Jean Salois in Montreal on Feb. 6, 2004. Radio-Canada is reporting that Vito Rizzuto, the reputed head of the Montreal Mafia, has died. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
December 23, 2013 - 4:58 AM

MONTREAL - Radio-Canada is reporting that Vito Rizzuto, the reputed head of the Montreal Mafia, has died.

The network says the 67-year-old Rizzuto died at Sacre-Coeur Hospital this morning after battling a lung ailment.

Rizzuto returned to Canada in 2012 after spending six years in prison in the United States.

During Rizzuto's time behind bars, his son Nick and his father Nicolo were both killed.

News from © The Canadian Press, 2013
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