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6B THE JOURNAL-NEWS, THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 1 978 Man sentenced for killing child By TARA CONNELL : Staff Writer Former Yonkers loanshark Samuel Santoro 'will serve at least 13 years in prison for fatally eating the 3-year-old son of his ex-girlfriend Seven years ago. ; Although Santoro was given a term of 19 years to life Wednesday, the start of the sen-'tom-e was made retroactive to 1972 by Acting Slate Supreme Court Justice Howard A. Jones. ; Jones' action means Santoro will be eligible for parole in 1991. The maximum sentence he fcould have received would have made him eli-gible for parole in 2002. ' The judge gave several reasons for his sentence, including his belief that the child's murkier at Santoro's hands represented "a paradox." What caused the beating, Jones said, was ;Santoro's "frustration at not being able to toilet .Ir.iin the youngster. It's a paradox, don't you ;Vo. A mixture of good intentions and evil 'deeds." ' Santoro, 40, was found guilty Jan. 19 of mur dering the child, Anthony Aiello, "with a depraved indifference to human life." The murder occurred March 11, 1971 in a Yonkers apartment Santoro shared with the boy's mother, Sadie Aiello. In her testimony at Santoro's trial, Mrs. Aiello said her ex-boyfriend beat the child on March 10 because he wet his bed. The following morning, young Anthony was in such pain that Santoro began feeding him asprin and orange juice. But the child was unable to keep the medicine down and threw up, enraging Santoro. The mother said "When he started throwing up, Sammy grabbed him by the neck and started choking him. "He pulled him out of the high chair and walking into the living room carrying Anthony by the neck. He was holding him and he started to punch him. ..and he punched until (Anthony's) head fell back," Mrs. Aiello told the jury. The panel of six men and six women took three days to return a guilty verdict against Santoro, who did not take the stand during his trial. In the month following his conviction, Santoro told a probation department officer a different story about the child's death. That version has not been made public. Because of the variations in the two stories, Jones allowed Santoro to take a polygraph, or lie detector, test prior to his sentencing. The judge said Wednesday the test results were mixed and "did not serve to achieve completely the purposes which (the defense) sought." At defense attorney Michael Coiro's request, the polygraph report was sealed to the public. However, Jones repeated two remarks Santoro made to the tester. "The report indicates that the defendant admitted 'I used to get so mad I didn't know what I was doing' with relation to the child and efforts to toilet train him," Jones said. Also, the judge reported Santoro said "I wasi in a fit of rage that day." Despite the polygraph results, Jones said the report helped him determine the minimum sentence to impose on Santoro because it removed , the judge's doubts about the essential truth of Mrs. Aiello's testimony. A REMINDER FOR RESIDENTS OF THE NYACK SCHOOL DISTRICT PUBLIC MEETING ON PROPOSED BUDGET Thursday, April 20 at 8 p.m. in the Administration Bldg. South Highland Ave., Nyack PUBLIC BUDGET HEARING Tuesday, May 2 at 8 p.m. Open registration is being held every weekday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Administration Building. Final date to register for the May 24 election is Friday, May 19. BE PART OF THE DECISION MAKING PROCESS! LET US HEAR FROM YOU! NYACK BOARD OF EDUCATION Steven Goldman, President Constance Frazier Judith Martin, Vice President Charles Garrison Thomas Boyle pao Giacobbe John Costa N.Y. site for nuclear waste? ; ALBANY, N.Y. 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