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Mug Shot Monday! Armando Cossentino, 1962

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Armando Cossentino

Armando Cossentino

In 1962, Queens County, New Yorker Armando Cossentino, 19, and his 36 year-old lover, Jean Difede, murdered her physician husband, Dr. Joseph Difede in order to collect on his $72,000 life insurance policy. They were arrested not long after and went on trial early that summer. Armando was sentenced to die in the electric chair while Jean, a mother of 2, got 20 years. When the sentence was announced, she screamed out, “If I have to spend 20 years in jail I’d rather be dead!”

 

His death sentence was commuted to life in prison in the 1970 by Governor Rockefeller. He was paroled sometime in the 1990s.

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