TOMS RIVER-Daniele RomeodiSantillo, 29, of Jackson Township received a sentence of 30 years by judge James M. Blaney for his role in the murder of Peyman Sanandaji. Mr. Sanandaji was murdered on April 9, 2015 in the abandoned Casanova’s Ristorante, adjacent to the RemoediSantillo’s family owned Romeo’s Pizzeria.
RomeodiSantillo claimed the murder was in self defense, but during the trial, the jury found him guilty of conspiring with Hector Calderon, of Freehold to murder Sanandaji, and was found guilty on charges of murder, weapons charges and conspiracy to commit murder.
RomeodiSantillo maintained his innocence throughout the trial.
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