Wife now charged with conspiracy in Toronto hairdresser's murder
The hairdressing world called Fabio Sementilli “Big Daddy.”
But California prosecutors claim his wife Monica Sementilli, 45, and her boyfriend, Robert Louis Baker, 55, wanted him to be Dead Daddy.
The pair are already charged with capital murder in the Jan. 23 stab slaying of the former Toronto superstar hairdresser.
The duo have pleaded not guilty but are now also charged with conspiring to murder Sementilli.
Prosecutors already tagged on special circumstance allegations that the murder of the 49-year-old was for financial gain and murder while lying in wait.
But the conspiracy charges make it likely that if the illicit lovers are found guilty they face the prospect of execution at San Quentin.
It alleges that Monica Sementilli and Baker agreed to murder the hairdresser and cash in his life insurance. The Los Angeles Daily News reports that the criminal complaint charges the rogue Romeo and Juliet: “communicated via cellphones and encrypted communication applications regarding their plan to kill victim Fabio Sementilli” and Baker “solicited an unknown conspirator to assist him in killing victim Fabio Sementilli.”
Cops suspected Monica Sementilli and Baker had been carrying on a torrid affair for 18 months.
Her prize if her husband died? A cool $1.6 million.