March 22, 2023

Mafia cop Louis Eppolito Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife (Frances Ann Eppolito), Daughter, NYPD detective, Stephen Caracappa, Cause of Death

Louis Eppolito Bio, Wiki

Mafia cop Louis Eppolito was born on July 22nd, 1948 and died on November 3rd, 2019. He and Stephen Caracappa were former New York City Police Department (NYPD) police detectives who worked on behalf of the New York City Mafia, principally the Lucchese and Gambino crime families, while they committed various illegal activities.

They were convicted in 2006 of labor racketeering, extortion, narcotics, illegal gambling, obstruction of justice, eight counts of murder and conspiracy to commit murder, charges stemming from the 1980s and the early 1990s in New York City, and in the 2000s in Las Vegas. Both were sentenced to life in federal prison.

Louis Eppolito and Stephen Caracappa

Eppolito and Caracappa were arrested by Drug Enforcement Administration agents in 2005 and convicted for their involvement in the eight murders in 2006.

The two NYPD detectives agreed to pass intelligence reports about mob rats to the crime family in exchange for a monthly salary in a deal struck with Lucchese underboss Anthony “Gaspipe” Casso,

In two of the slayings they did for the mafia family, Eppolito and Caracappa used NYPD intelligence to track down Lucchese rivals and deliver them to mob executioners.

Israel Greenwald, one of the diamond dealer was pulled over by the dirty detectives after they tracked his license plate using an NYPD database. They drove him to a warehouse on Nostrand Avenue in Brooklyn, where Caracappa and another mafia hood killed him, while Eppolito acted as a lookout, it was revealed at their trial. Greenwald’s remains were buried underneath the warehouse until they were excavated in 2005.

In yet another contract-hits, Caracappa and Eppolito shoved a canary into the mouth of a Lucchese associate suspected of informing on the mob outfit.

Eppolito partner in crime, Caracappa died at a medical detention facility in Butner, North Carolina, in 2017. He was 75.

Louis Eppolito Death & Cause

Mafia cop Louis Eppolito died on Sunday, November 3rd, 2019 while serving a life sentence at the United States Penitentiary in Tucson for the eight contract killings that he and Caracappa helped carry out starting in the 1980s. He was 71.

His cause of death was not immediately known. A source said he’d been struggling with health issues for years.

Louis Eppolito Wife and Daughter Statements

Louis Eppolito known family members are his wife, Frances Ann Eppolito and his daughter, Andrea Eppolito-Fisher.

The wife of the Mafia Cope in a statement to the Post said; “Louis died in a hospital with dignity and caring people around him.”

His daughter, Andrea Eppolito-Fisher, mourned her father’s death in a Facebook post-Sunday.“My father, Louis John Eppolito, died peacefully in his sleep at 9:03 pm,” she wrote in the message. He died like he lived, on his own terms, as a fighter. And I will miss him and love him forever.”

His daughter studied Hospitality Management at University of Nevada, Las Vegas and is an Owner/Event Designer at Andrea Eppolito. In his intro on Facebook, she says she is a “Wife, mother, daughter, sister & friend. WORK: Las Vegas Wedding Planner.”

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Louis Eppolito Family