Update $50,000 reward offered: Hamilton’s 4th homicide: Angelo Musitano dies from gunshot wounds in Waterdown

Police responded to a cal at Chesapeake Dr. in Waterdown on May 2nd at around 4:00pm on report of gunshots. Police found 39 year old Angelo Musitano suffering from several gunshot wounds in his truck that was parked in the driveway of his home.

Musitano was rushed to Hamilton General Hospital where he died from his injuries.

Police believe the homicide was targeted and are looking for the shooter who has been described as:
Male stalky build, wearing a dark toque, black jacket, grey pants and dark shoes.

Update May 9.
Police have determined though video evidence that the suspect fled the scene in a burgundy 2006 Ford Fusion with rusty rims. The getaway car was found abandoned on May 2017 in the area of Fenton Drive and Braeheid Avenue in Waterdown. Police believe the vehicle was abandoned and the suspect fled in another vehicle. Instigators are asking anyone who witnessed a second vehicle in the area or any suspicious circumstances to contact them.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 905-546-4167.

Update January 12, 2018

Hamilton police believe more than one person was involved in stalking Angelo Muistano prior to his death, and more than one vehicle was used to accomplish this task.

A  2006 Ford Fusion used by the killer has been directly linked to a 2006 – 2011 black, two door, Honda Civic. A  male driving the Ford Fusion was seen arriving and leaving in the Honda Civic during the time Angelo Musitano was being followed.

A red 2017, Chevrolet Malibu,  was captured on video in and around the Chesapeake Drive area during this period, and the day before Musitano was murdered appeared to be watching Angelo Musitano’s residence. The Malibu drove off as soon as Musitano pulled into his driveway.

And lastly grey or blue Infiniti sedan, was also seen by a witness in the Braeheid Avenue area interacting with the burgundy Ford Fusion .

Hamilton police will be paying visits to anyone who owned a 2006 to 2011 black, two door, Honda Civic, in and around May 2, 2017.

If you have any information you are asked to contact Detective Jason Cattle by calling 905-546-4167.

Update September 20th 2018
Jabril Hassan Abdalla, 27, of Hamilton, has been arrested and charged with the murders of Angelo Musitano and, Mila Barberi as well as the attempted murder of Saverio Serrano.

Canada-wide warrants have also been issued for Michael Graham Cudmore, 37, from Hamilton and Daniel Mario Tomassetti, 27, of Ancaster. All three individuals are facing the following charges:

  • First Degree Murder x2
  • Attempted Murder
  • Conspiracy to Commit Murder x3

Police believe that Michael Cudmore and Daniel Tomassetti have fled to Mexico.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Jason Cattle at 905-546-4167.

Update December 6th, 2018.
Hamilton Police are offering a $50,000 cash reward for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of the persons responsible for the murder of Angelo Musitano. On September 19, 2018, Jabril Abdalla was arrested at his Hamilton home and Canada-wide warrants were issued for the arrests of Michael Graham Cudmore of Hamilton and Daniel Mario Tomassetti of Ancaster.

Update September 16th
Michael Graham Cudmore the suspected shooter in the deaths of Mila Barberi and Angelo Musitano, was found dead in Mexico at the end of June 2020. Police said his body was recovered in a vehicle that was abandoned at the side of a rural road.

Investigators believe Cudmore had joined Daniele Ranieri, a person of interest in both murders, in Mexico. Ranieri was found murdered and his body left in a ditch in Mexico in March 2018.

Daniel Tomassetti of Ancaster is still wanted for both murders and his arrest warrant remains on file with Interpol.

Update May 25th 2021
Jabril Abdalla has been released on bail on May 21st, 2021, only after returning to jail in October 2020 after having his bail revoked by Ontario’s Court of Appeal. Abdalla was previously charged with the murder of Angelo Musitano in Waterdown in 2017 and innocent bystander Mila Barberi in Woodbridge in 2017.

According to Thespec.com, Abdalla “remains the only person ever held in custody in the murders. He was not the shooter, but is alleged to have been a party to the offences.”

The 2017 Hamilton Homicide Victim list is available here.