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Inmate's escape reopens wounds for murder victim's family

Derek Capozzi's escape has reopened a nightmare for a family in the Boston area.

19-year-old Aislin Silva was murdered in a mob hit in 1996.

It was years before parts of her body were found and many years before gang members were convicted for her murder.

Investigators say here neck was snapped and Derek Capozzi, the escapee in Kentucky, helped cut her body up and get rid of the pieces.

All six members of a mob crime gang involved in the girl's murder were eventually convicted.


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