Long IslandCrime

Christian Tarantino case

Undated photo of Christian Tarantino.

Undated photo of Christian Tarantino. Photo Credit: Handout

Trial of Christian Tarantino, a Dix Hills gym owner who was convicted on May 23, 2011 of killing an armored car guard during a 1998 robbery, and then killing another man he feared would inform on him.

A file photo of Christian Tarantino leaving FBI
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

A file photo of Christian Tarantino leaving FBI Headquarters in Melville to be arraigned. (Sept. 24, 2008)

Christine Baumgardt , left, leaves the D'Amato Federal
Photo Credit: David Pokress

Christine Baumgardt , left, leaves the D'Amato Federal Courthouse with family friend Michele Gerdvil, center, and daughter Jean Baumgardt during the Christian Tarantino murder trial. (March 29, 2011)

Christine Baumgardt leaves the D'Amato Federal Courthouse during
Photo Credit: David Pokress

Christine Baumgardt leaves the D'Amato Federal Courthouse during the Christian Tarantino murder trial. (March 29, 2011)

Dee Snider and his wife leave federal court
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Dee Snider and his wife leave federal court in Central Islip Wednesday afternoon. Snider is attending the trial of Christian Tarantino, who was accused of killing his brother-in-law, Vincent Gargiulo. (April 27, 2011)

Undated photo of Christian Tarantino.
Photo Credit: Handout

Undated photo of Christian Tarantino.

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