Mafia cold case solved after 12 years
Mob-linked businessman 'strangled, dissolved in acid in 2002'19 March, 12:41
Mafia-linked Sicilian businessman Andrea Cottone disappeared in November 2002 at Villabate near Palermo.
The informants named three members of a rival Cosa Nostra clan, two of them detained since 2005, who allegedly strangled him and dissolved his body in acid.
Police said then boss of bosses Bernardo Provenzano OK'd the hit after the killers' clan was decapitated by police.