Two Hells Angels and a member of Satan’s Soldiers have been charged with the murder of 51-year-old father whose assassination was caught on surveillance camera in May.
Video showed Francisco Rosado being gunned down in the parking lot of a Bronx, New York property where he held a role as a building super.
On Tuesday, Frank ‘Loose Cannon’ Tatulli, 58; Anthony Destefano, 27, and Sayanon Thongthwath, 29, were arrested and on Wednesday they were arraigned.
The gang members were charged with murder, manslaughter and weapon possession in the killing of Rosado, who was head of the Pagans Motorcycle Club’s Bronx chapter.
Frank ‘Loose Cannon’ Tatulli, 58; Anthony Destefano, 27, and Sayanon Thongthwath, 29, (not pictured) were arrested on Tuesday for the killing of Francisco Rosado (pictured left and right)
Two men are seen on May 2 as Rosado was fatally shot in the head and chest in the Bronx, New York
‘I give all the glory to Jesus,’ his widow Jeannie Rosado cried to the New York Daily News. ‘It’s bittersweet. It’s good that they were caught, but it doesn’t bring him back.’
‘We are still very much grieving,’ she added. ‘I pray that they get everything they deserve.’
In January, several shots were reportedly fired at the new Hells Angels headquarters in the Bronx. However its unknown whether Rosado’s killing was connected to that incident.
Jeannie said she didn’t know of any rivalry between her husband and the group.
‘I wasn’t aware of any feud,’ she said. ‘We still don’t know why. It just goes to show you the evil we have in the world right now.’
Two of the defendants belong to Hells Angels but Destefano is a member of the Satan’s Soldiers biker gang, according to the New York Post.
The suspects are seen getting back into the Jeep after the shooting in Allerton where the victim worked as a building super
The leader of the Pagans Motorcycle Club gang’s Bronx chapter died at the scene of the crime
The gang has been linked to the production and smuggling of meth, cocaine, heroin and PCP and is also believed to have deep ties to organized crime
Rosado was talking to people in a parking lot on Hollard Avenue near Boston Road in the Allerton section of The Bronx at around 3.20pm on May 2 when he was accosted by a pair of masked suspects and shot dead.
Surveillance video captured the moment the killers jumped out of a blue Jeep Cherokee and ran with their silencer-topped guns drawn toward Rosado standing out of the frame. The footage did not show the victim getting hit.
The assassins returned moments later, got back in the Jeep and sped away.
In an interview with the New York Daily News at the time, Jeannie Rosado said she and her entire family, including her and Francisco’s three grown children and five grandchildren, were devastated by his death.
‘He had a short temper, but a heart of gold,’ the widow told the newspaper of her partner of 27 years. ‘He was a hard-working man who provided for many people.’
Rosado worked as a building superintendent in Allerton, and in his free time ran the club in The Bronx.
The Pagan Motorcycle Club has more than 1,300 members across at least 100 chapters in several states along the East Coast.
The gang has been linked to the production and smuggling of meth, cocaine, heroin and PCP and is also believed to have deep ties to organized crime.
The Pagans are one of four major outlaw motorcycle gangs in the US – with rivals being the Hells Angels, the Bandidos and the Outlaws.
‘I give all the glory to Jesus,’ his widow Jeannie Rosado (pictured right) cried. ‘It’s bittersweet. It’s good that they were caught, but it doesn’t bring him back’
In January the new Hells Angeles HQ in the Bronx was shot at however, Rosado’s widow said she wasn’t aware of any feud between the gangs