PALERMO – The mafia repentant Angelo Siino dies. This was revealed by Adnkronos, which publishes the news on its website. Siino, due to his key role in the management of contracts, was considered the ‘Minister of Public Works of Cosa Nostra. The repentant, who was 77 years old and who suffered from various diseases, would have died on 31 July but the news has been kept secret so far. Siino, who had been ill for some time, decided to start collaborating with justice in 1997, revealing the controlled procurement system that had further strengthened Totò Riina’s Corleonesi.
“I too learned about the death of my client late – says the lawyer Alfredo Galasso at Ansa -, it was a choice of the family”. The repentant was the economic mind of the Riinas for years and managed public procurement on behalf of the mafia.
A lover of motorsport, he competed mainly in rallies using the pseudonym of “Bronson”. He suffered from diabetes and other conditions, including a form of senile dementia. His health condition had significantly worsened after the suicide of his son Giuseppe, which occurred in 2019.
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