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No Bail for Plumber Charged in 1993 Murder With Former Mafia Boss

U.S. Magistrate Judge Donald Cabell ordered 61-year-old Paul Weadick held on Wednesday in Boston federal court

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    This is an undated FBI handout photo of reputed Massachusetts mobster Francis "Frank" Salemme, who was captured earlier this year after living in Florida for almost a year and brought back to Boston to stand trial on charges of alleged racketeering and other charges. Jan. 1, 2016.

    A Massachusetts plumber charged in the 1993 murder of a south Boston nightclub owner along with former New England Mafia boss Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme has been denied bail. 

    The Boston Globe reports U.S. Magistrate Judge Donald Cabell ordered 61-year-old Paul Weadick held on Wednesday in Boston federal court. 

    Cabell wrote in his detention order that the Burlington man would likely flee and "pose a risk of harm to the public" if he was released. 

    Assistant U.S. Attorney Fred Wyshak argued at a hearing last week that Weadick is a violent man with ties to high-profile mobsters who could aid his escape or intimidate witnesses. 

    Former Mob Boss Held Without Bail in Connection to Murder

    [NECN] Former Mob Boss Held Without Bail in Connection to 1993 Murder
    Former mob boss "Cadillac Frank" Salemme is being held without bail after being arrested on charges related to the murder of a witness, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. (Published Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016)

    Weadick and Salemme each pleaded not guilty to the murder of 43-year-old Steven DiSarro to prevent him from testifying against Salemme and his son.


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