Dinardo pleads guilty to felony count of possessing a firearm

Jim Melwert
November 08, 2018 - 12:30 pm
Sean Kratz and Cosmo Dinardo

Bucks County District Attorney's Office


DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — One of the men behind a mass-murder on a rural Bucks County farm has pleaded guilty to an unrelated gun charge.

Cosmo Dinardo pleaded to a felony count of possessing a firearm while prohibited to do so.

Dinardo was arrested while carrying a 20-gauge shotgun in February 2017. He was not allowed to have a firearm because of a prior commitment to a mental institution.

Dinardo was sentenced to five years probation. That is concurrent with the four life sentences he is already serving for the murders of Dean Finocchiaro, Tom Meo, Mark Sturgis, and Jimi Patrick.

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His co-defendent, Sean Kratz, charged with three of those murders, is awaiting trial.