Former mob boss ‘Baby Shacks’ Manocchio back on Federal Hill

By News Staff

State Police has confirmed that former New England mob boss, Luigi “Baby Shacks” Manocchio, in back in Rhode Island and living on Federal Hill.

Manocchio is back in his old apartment on Atwells Avenue above the Euro Bistro.

Manocchio was moved from a federal prison in North Carolina to a halfway house Tuesday after serving three and a half years of a five and a half year sentence. Manocchio was the head of the Patriarca crime family from the mid-1990s until 2009.

The 87-year-old Providence man pleaded guilty in 2012 for his part in an extortion ring shaking down Providence strip clubs.

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