|March 11, 1965  "The Case
of the Sad Sicilian"
Paulo Porro is a charming, clever young
man from Sicily with a clever scam for ingratiating
himself with Italian-American families. But when he tries
his charms on Enrico Bacio, Paulo runs into a problem. It
seems that back in Sicily, there is a bad blood between
the Bacio and Porro families. In fact, Bacio thinks Paulo
has come to kill him. When Bacio is found with a file
lodged in his neck, this indeed seems to be the case.
What's worse, Paulo admits that he met the murdered man
that evening, having been lured to Bacio's house by a
telegram making him an offer he couldn't refuse if he
agreed to leave the country. Now it's up to Perry to sort
Paulo PorroFabrizio Mioni (defendant)
Enrico BacioAnthony Caruso (victim)