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