(AP) — The man charged with killing the reputed boss of the Gambino crime family had a symbol on his hand that some say is associated with a conspiracy theory.
Anthony Comello was arrested Saturday in the death of Francesco “Franky Boy” Cali.READ MORE: At Least 4 Taken To Hospital, 1 With Life-Threatening Injuries, After Crash On Edens Expressway At Lake Cook Road
Before a hearing in New Jersey, Comello held up his left hand.READ MORE: With Delta Variant Worries Mounting, COVID Testing Returns Alongside Vaccination At 2 New Chicago Area Sites
On it were scrawled slogans supporting President Donald Trump, including “MAGA Forever.” That refers to Trump’s “Make America Great Again” campaign slogan. In the center of his palm was what appeared to be a “Q.”
The letter is associated with QAnon. That’s a conspiracy theory that suggests a “deep state” plot against Trump and contends special counsel Robert Mueller is actually investigating former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former President Barack Obama.MORE NEWS: On Third Day Of Lollapalooza, Concertgoers Advised To Bring Masks
Asked what was on Comello’s hand, his lawyer Brian Neary replied: “Handcuffs.”