Former Sopranos' Actor on Trial for Murder
Lillo Brancato Jr., who played Matthew Bevilaqua in the Sopranos and the young kid alongside Robert DeNiro in the movie Bronx Tale, is on trial in the Bronx on second degree murder and burglary charges.
His attorney (and long-time TL pal) Joe Tacopina told the jury Brancato is a drug addict, not a killer.
[Police]Officer Enchautegui, who lived next door and was asleep at the time, awoke when he heard a window break, prosecutors said. He confronted the men and shot both, but was killed when Mr. Armento shot him in the chest, prosecutors said. Mr. Armento was convicted of first-degree murder last month and sentenced to life in prison.
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