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Mafia Boss's Body Given to Family

After having been put on display before his victims' relatives to prove that his death was not a hoax, the body of a deceased mafia boss has been returned to his own family for funeral proceedings, RIA Novosti reported Sunday.

Sergei Tsapok died of heart failure last week. He had been sentenced to life in prison for masterminding the murder of a farmer in Kushchyovskaya, a town he de-facto controlled for more than a decade by tormenting the locals into submission.

The farmer was killed alongside 11 innocent victims, including four children.

Tsapok's body will likely be cremated following protests from local citizens refusing to allow his burial in the local cemetery.

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