Police in the us state of New Jersey on Saturday arrested a 24-year-old man, suspected to be behind only according to mob boss Francesco Cali earlier this week in New York City.
The police in New York City, according to CNN and other media.
The suspected man is expected to be formally indicted for the killing, when he transferred from New Jersey to the authorities of the town in New York, where the killing took place.
It informs Dermot Shea, efterforskningschef by the police in New York, at a news conference.
Shea does not disclose what led police on the trail of the detained person. He also will not indicate whether the arrested person has a criminal record.
But the suspect got on the drabsdagen a parking ticket near the scene of the crime, informs Dermot Shea.
Francesco Cali was on Wednesday evening found dead in front of his house in the New York city borough of Staten Island. He was hit by ten shots in the upper body. Mordvåbnet is not yet appeared.
Cali was with family members when a vehicle seemingly randomly drove into a parked car in front of the residence.
Since Cali went outside to see what had happened, pulled the slayer into his hand a weapon and opened fire, police have previously stated.
According to Dermot Shea is the "very likely" that the traffic accident was orchestrated to lure the Cali outside.
The 53-year-old Cali was considered to be the top figure in the mafiafamilien Gambino.
On a question about Francesco Calis reputation as a criminal leader says Dermot Shea, that 'we know perfectly well to the hr. Calis past. It will be part of the investigation to find a motive'.
the Killing of Cali is, according to several u.s. media, the first on a mob boss in New York city in 34 years. At the time the victim was Paul Castellano, who was also the top person in the Gambino family.