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Lawyer says suspect in mob boss killing believed online QAnon conspiracy theories and did it for Trump

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  • A lawyer for the New York man who was charged with killing an alleged mob boss reportedly says he did so to help President Donald Trump.
  • The New York Times reported that an attorney for Anthony Comello wrote in new filings that Comello was consumed by online conspiracy theories, specifically QAnon, which baselessly posits the existence of a "deep state," or a secret and powerful network of people in the highest ranks in society, business, and politics.
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A lawyer for the New York man who was charged with killing an alleged mob boss reportedly says he did so to help President Donald Trump.

Anthony Comello, 24, was motivated by baseless conspiracy theories when he shot Francesco Cali, a leader in the Gambino crime family, 10 times outside Cali's home in March, his attorney Robert C. Gottlieb said in new filings, according to the Times.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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