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A $50,000 reward announced in search for killer of Joseph Gatto

Los Angeles Police detectives today announced the offer of a $50,000 reward in the unsolved murder of Joseph Gatto, the father of state Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D) 43rd District. Assemblyman Gatto joined police and some local leaders in making the announcement. The body of the elder Gatto was discovered in his Silver Lake home on November 13, 2013. Gatto reportedly died from a “single gunshot wound.” Investigators determined the victim’s death occurred “… approximately 24 hours before he was discovered by family members.” The reward is being offered for information... Read More →

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Funeral services today for the murdered father of Assemblyman Mike Gatto

A huge turnout in the Los Feliz area today for the funeral of Joseph Gatto, the father of Assemblyman Mike Gatto. More than a thousand mourners attended services at Our Mother of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 2060 North Vermont Avenue, according to KNX 1070 Newsradio. Joining the family, relatives, and friends, members of the State Assembly as well as local politicians and dignitaries. Joseph Gatto, a well-liked retired teacher and artist, was found shot to death in his Silver Lake home on November 13. A team... Read More →

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