Saturday, October 15, 2016 8:20 p.m. Update Saturday, October 15, 2016 8:20 p.m. LAVAL - The mafia... Vincenzo Spagnolo was shot dead in the Vimont district of Laval late Saturday afternoon, learned our Bureau of Investigation. He was taken to hospital where his death was confirmed. Spagnolo was a close friend of the former godfather of the Montreal Mafia Vito Rizzuto. He has been a confidant and right arm of Rizzuto when the latter returned from his prison in Colorado. An investigation is underway to determine the exact circumstances of the murder. This is the service of the investigation of crimes against the person of the Sûreté du Québec who took the matter in hand. Sergeant Audrey-Anne Bilodeau, spokesperson for the SQ, rushed to the scene to maintain relations with the media, did not confirm the identity of the person shot dead Saturday on Laval territory, limiting itself to saying that he is a man in his sixties and could be subject to "a settling of accounts linked to organized crime."
"The man was suffering from at least one gun shot at his residence," said Ms. Bilodeau, adding that the event occurred on the street Antoine-Forestier 17 to 30 h. The name of Vincenzo Spagnolo was mentioned in documents from the Colosseum project, which were presented in the framework of the Commission on the award of contract in construction. In these documents, including one said he was present at the wedding ceremony of Giulia Arcadi, daughter of the former head of the Mafia interim, Francesco Arcadi.