Charges filed in murder of popular Cicero pizzeria owner

A Chicago man has been arrested and charged with the death of a popular pizzeria owner in Cicero.

Matthew A. Brown-Turner, 25,  is charged with killing  Giovanni Donancricchia early  Thursday morning.

Investigators say Brown-Turner entered Albano’s Pizza through a back door, just after the restaurant closed.

He threatened Giovanni’s wife, Angelea, with a gun but was confronted by Giovanni.  His wife fled, but Giovanni was shot once in the chest and died.
Police say the shooting was caught on a security camera and Brown-Turner can be seen with a gun.

He is charged with three counts of murder and one count of attempted armed robbery.
Brown-Turner is due in bond court this morning.

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