Double murder in Old Montreal -

Double murder in Old Montreal

Police investigate clothing store owner’s ties to mafia


Two people were gunned down mid-afternoon in Old Montreal yesterday, a brazen (and bizarre) killing that is allegedly tied to the shooting death of mobster Nicolo Rizzuto Jr. Two gunmen entered Flawnego, a women’s clothing store in the chic strip of St Jacques in Old Montreal and shot dead Peter Christopoulos and an unnamed victim. The alleged target, Flawnego owner Joseph Ducarme, managed to escape. Ducharme is reputed to have ties to Montreal’s underworld, notably as a bagman for construction magnate Antonio Magi, an associate of Rizzuto, who was gunned down in late December. Christopoulos is alleged to have been Ducharme’s bodyguard.

Montreal Gazette

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