Mob 'Acid' Hitman Gets Life Behind Bars

By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 18, 2009 2:55 AM CDT
Mob 'Acid' Hitman Gets Life Behind Bars
Charles Carneglia's mug shot.   (AP Photo/Manhattan District Attorney's Office, File)

(Newser) – A mob hitman who used acid to melt his victims' bodies has been sentenced to life, reports the New York Daily News. Charles Carneglia smirked in a Brooklyn courtroom as he listened to statements from his four victims' relatives, including one who called him an "animal" with a "dark soul." Carneglia "led a profane life; his sole role in the Gambino family was to kill and dispose of bodies," said the prosecutor. "He relished the job." Carneglia claimed "liar after liar" testified against him.
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