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Toto Riina

Sicilian Mafia ‘Boss of bosses’ Toto Riina dies in jail

ROME: Gangster "Boss of bosses" Toto Riina, who has died at the age of 87 according to Italian media reports, was one of the most violent and feared Godfathers in the history of the Sicilian Mafia. Salvatore "Toto" Riina, nicknamed "The Beast" because of his cruelty, lead a reign of terror for almost 20 years after taking control of the island's powerful organised crime group Cosa Nostra in the 1970s. The 87-year old had been serving 26 life sentences since 1993. He is thought to have ordered over 150 murders. The…