Michael Parisi was indicted in the shooting of Canio Toglio on Union Street in New Rochelle, New York on November 19, 1922. Parisi suspected his wife and Toglio were having an affair. Parisi had threatened his wife prior to the shooting. His defense was insanity due to a head injury suffered as a child. His neighbors testified he was an abusive alcoholic, who had caused disruptions in the neighborhood with firearms in the past. He was sentenced and committed to Matteawan State Hospital, where the medical superintendent questioned his insanity, which may have resulted in his early release.
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