Tommaso Buscetta

 

Age: 71

 

Summary: Italian Mafia turncoat whose testimony in the New York "pizza connection" heroin-smuggling trial in the mid-1980's resulted in the conviction of hundreds of mobsters in Italy and the United States.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: July 13, 1928

 

Died: April 2, 2000

 

Location: Undisclosed location under the witness-protection program, New York