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Suffolk candidate for register of probate accused in verbal conflict

Patricia Campatelli, who ­recently defeated Boston city councilor Salvatore LaMattina in a race for Suffolk register of probate, was involved in a verbal altercation at an East ­Boston restaurant last week, witnesses said.

Nancy LoConte, 51, of East Boston said she witnessed the Sept. 22 incident and filed a complaint with Boston police the next day. LoConte said Campatelli, 48, shouted profane insults at her and the group she was dining with on the patio of Ecco, a bar and restaurant on Porter Street.

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