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John Gotti Jr.’s wife, daughter turn down second plea deal offer over alleged basketball assault

Former mobster John Gotti Jr.’s wife and daughter have reportedly rejected a second plea deal offer as they continue battling assault charges connected to a February fight at a high school basketball game.

Kimberly Gotti, 55, and her 23-year-old daughter, Gianna Gotti, are accused of pummeling a woman and tearing off her wig during the contest.

The two would have gotten their assault charges dismissed if the daughter pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor on Wednesday, News12 Long Island reported.

Their defense attorney Gerard Marrone previously turned down a plea deal that would have required the pair to take anger management classes, arguing that his clients were not the aggressors in the altercation.

On Feb. 8, the women were attending an evening matchup between the Oyster Bay and Locust Valley high school boys’ basketball teams in Lattingtown, L.I.

A heated exchange in the stands shortly after 8 p.m. allegedly prompted a 47-year-old woman to scold adults who were hurling homophobic and misogynistic slurs at students.

Kimberly Gotti is accused of rushing that woman, punching her and taking the alleged victim’s hat, while Gianna allegedly joined in on the punching, tore at the woman’s hair and later boasted about the beatdown.

The victim reportedly suffered scratches to her face and injuries to her scalp, which she told police felt like it “was going to be ripped off.”

Marrone claimed that the victims in the stands were parents from Locust Valley who were picking on Kimberly’s son Joseph, who plays for Oyster Bay. He added that Kimberly was punched first. John Gotti Jr. also claimed that his wife was punched in the head.

He said the only reason his wife and daughter were appearing in court was because they refused to press charges against anyone else.

The case is scheduled to return to court on June 4.


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