PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A South Philadelphia man has been indicted Monday in what may be the city’s first mob slaying in a decade.

Forty-two-year-old Anthony Nicodemo has been in custody since neighbor Gino DiPietro was gunned down outside his home in December.

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Prosecutors have not commented on a motive, and skipped a preliminary hearing to send the case to a grand jury.

The 50-year-old DiPietro was killed the same day federal prosecutors wrapped up their racketeering case against reputed mob boss Joseph “Uncle Joe” Ligambi and six others.

A Ligambi prosecutor had handled DiPietro’s 2008 drug case. And Nicodemo’s name came up on wiretaps played at the trial.

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But it’s not yet clear the slaying has any link to the Ligambi case.

Nicodemo’s defense lawyer did not immediately return a call for comment about the murder charge.

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