BOSTON (CBS) – A reputed mobster who spent 33 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit has passed away.
In 2007, a federal judge ruled the FBI framed Peter Limone and another man.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
He ordered them free and awarded Limone a $26 million settlement.READ MORE: Wednesday's Child: 13-Year-Old Serenity
WBZ’s Dan Rea investigated the case since 1993 and was instrumental in getting the conviction overturned.MORE NEWS: Hurricanes Roll Past Bruins 7-1
Limone lost a five-year battle with cancer Monday. He was 83 years old.