New York City woman files $10 million civil lawsuit against members of mafia organized crime family A woman who escaped a life sentence for the vicious murder of her son decades ago has reportedly died in a car crash in Brooklyn.
Rose Gargano, 70, of Brooklyn, lost control of the steering wheel at about 3:42 p.m. Friday while driving south on Third Avenue.
According to local news reports, the 2020 Range Rover she was driving turned left, flew over a curb, and crashed into a post of an elevated freeway under construction near 52nd Street. New York City Police Department Highway Detective Squad.
Police and first responders arrived at the scene following the 911 call and found her unconscious at the wheel.
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Gargano was transferred to NYU Langone Brooklyn, where he was pronounced dead.
The NYPD is investigating the possibility that Gargano had a medical accident while driving, and the city’s coroner’s office will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of her death.
The fatal crash reportedly occurred about two miles away from. her home in Bay Ridge.
“Our family is devastated and we mourn the loss of our beloved wife, mother and grandmother,” one of her sons, Jerry Gargano, told the New York Daily News. I will miss you.”
Rose Gargano and her husband, Carmine, filed a civil suit in 2018 against high-ranking officials. colombo crime family Joseph “Joey Caves” Competiello and Dino “Big Dino” Calabro, NY Daily News reported. Both men were convicted of the 1994 murder of the couple’s 21-year-old son Carmine Gargano Jr.
Brooklyn federal prosecutors say Compettiello acted on orders from Calabro when he took a sledgehammer to the 6-foot-2, 230-inch young man after shooting Gargano Jr. twice at a chop shop on McDonald’s Avenue. said he was. According to the newspaper, a pound body.
However, both men agreed to cooperate with prosecutors to avoid life imprisonment on numerous charges, including those related to: Murder of Gargano Jr.
Competiello was sentenced to 12 years in prison in 2014. Calabro said he was sentenced to 11 years in prison in 2017.
Garganos filed a $10 million wrongful death lawsuit in the Brooklyn Supreme Court in 2017.
“Never let go,” Rose Gargano told the NY Daily News in 2017. “They changed my life and family forever.”
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A neighbor told the newspaper that her husband died during the COVID-19 pandemic and now has three surviving sons.