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Madeline Santarelli of ‘The Capones’ dies
Madeline Santarelli, one of the players on the new Reelz Channel reality series “The Capones,” has died, the cable channel announced Monday.
The announcement said the Elmwood Park woman died Monday and “was a beloved Capone family friend and will be greatly missed.” The cause of death was not revealed.
Shot in the Chicago area, “The Capones” focuses on Dominic Capone, said to be the great-great grandson of mobster Al Capone’s uncle, as he and his mother run an eponymous pizza restaurant in Lombard. Santarelli appears as Dominic’s ex-girlfriend, nicknamed “Cherry Lips” and newly released from Cook County Jail.
The series debuted Jan. 28.