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Makeup Artist to Disguise Witnesses in Mafia Boss Trial



    Jury in Salemme Trial Visits Locations Related to Case

    The murder trial of former Mafia boss Frank Salemme continued Friday.

    (Published Friday, May 11, 2018)

    Two government witnesses in the trial of former New England Mafia boss Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme will be disguised by a "movie-industry" quality makeup artist to protect their identities.

    Judge Allison Burroughs agreed to the plan Wednesday to protect the identities of two inspectors for the federal Witness Security Program.

    The U.S. Marshals Service had urged the judge to keep the public out of the courtroom while they're on the stand and broadcast their testimony into another room.

    Salemme is on trial for the 1993 death of a nightclub owner Steven DiSarro. Salemme denies involvement in the killing.

    Rare Footage Shows Last Surviving Member of Amazonian Tribe

    [NATL] Brazilian Indigenous Man Chops Down a Tree in the Amazon, Rare Footage Shows

    Brazil's National Indian Foundation released footage from 2011 of an indigenous man who is believed to be the last surviving member of his tribe chopping down a tree in the Amazon.

    (Published Friday, July 20, 2018)

    Salemme was in the witness protection program when DiSarro's body was found in 2016 in Providence, Rhode Island.

    Testimony in the trial is expected to resume Tuesday.

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