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Prominent Businessman, And Fed Informant, Dead Of Apparent Suicide

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A prominent Bridgeport businessman who wore a wire for the feds, helping convict a former Cook County commissioner and a former Chicago alderman, was found dead of an apparent suicide in his plumbing business, authorities said.

Michael DiFoggio, 58, was found with a single gunshot wound to the head around 10 p.m. Tuesday at his family business, DiFoggio Plumbing in the 3200 block of South Shields Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

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