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Mob 'associate' admits to Springfield murder

Hit was ordered by disgruntled NY crime family

Frankie A. Roche of Westfield pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court to murdering Adolfo 'Al' Bruno. Frankie A. Roche of Westfield pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court to murdering Adolfo "Al" Bruno. (DAVID MOLNAR/THE REPUBLICAN/FILE 2005)
By Martin Finucane
Globe Staff / April 18, 2008

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It sounds like the plot from a movie: A New York mob family becomes dissatisfied with the money flowing from a "crew" in a smaller New England city. Disgruntled members resort to murder so they can take control of the crew. (Full article: 511 words)

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