• Chloe Wiegand Feb 8

    Grandfather Gets 3 Years' Probation in Girl's Puerto Rico Cruise Ship Death

    A grandfather who pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in the fall of his young granddaughter from an 11th-story window of a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico was sentenced Monday to three years’ probation, according to justice officials. Salvatore “Sam” Anello, of Valparaiso, Indiana, had pleaded guilty in the case in October 2020. Defense attorney Michael Winkleman has said Anello…

  • Chloe Wiegand Oct 15, 2020

    Grandfather Pleads Guilty in Granddaughter's Puerto Rico Cruise Ship Death

    A grandfather accused in the fatal fall of his young granddaughter from an 11th-story window of a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico last year pleaded guilty Thursday to negligent homicide. Salvatore “Sam” Anello of Valparaiso, Indiana, said earlier this year that he would drop a not-guilty plea to help end what he called “this nightmare” for his family. Eighteen-month-old…

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