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Leo F. Matrangola

Leo F. Matrangola

Leo F. Matrangola, who was Bel Air's police chief for 24 years before his recent retirement and earlier headed a vice and narcotics unit in Baltimore County, died of leukemia Sunday at his Street home. He was 62. Born in Cape May County, N.J., he was the son of Francis Joseph Matrangola, a radio station owner and broadcaster, and Mary Ulicia Souders Matrangola. The family moved to Harford County when he was a child. He was a 1970 graduate of John Carroll High School, where he played basketball, football and lacrosse. He earned a degree in criminal justice at Towson University and a master's degree in legal studies from the University of Baltimore. He was a 1985 graduate of the...