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MURDER AT 248 PRESIDENT STREET (1916) – The Brownstone Detectives Violence was a common daily occurrence and reports of abductions, shoot-outs, and kidnappings for ransom were often in the papers. Although the police suspected this an accidental shooting, they were not taking any chances. Russo had said that his weapons cache was the result of a money-making speculation. Living with Russo on the lower part of the house was his wife, Rose, 24, her brother Louis Agnati, 12, and their two babies, R… View Listing »
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Man Found Dead In LES Apt. After Blood Seeps Into Beauty Salon Below The decomposing body of a 27-year-old man was found in a Manhattan apartment yesterday after a business owner on the ground floor noticed a terrible odor and other signs of death. The News reports, "The smell worsened on Monday so she lit incense and called the landlord, but he only knocked on the man’s door. A neighbor said this evening that the victim recently lost his job but was not distressed. View Listing »
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Woman Murdered in LES Apartment as Frantic Neighbors Tried to Save Her People were yelling, 'Where are you? page said she was a marketing and advertising student at Hunter College, and was expected to graduate this year. who lives with his wife, Anne Taylor, in Greenwich, Conn., the Post reported. "She was a great young woman," a family friend told the News. "It almost looked like she had been decapitated. View Listing »
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Two die of possible OD’s inside L.E.S. apartment Police responded to 155 Ridge St., Apartment 6D, on Mon., March 21, and found the victims at 12:30 p.m. Police identified the two as Loren Kirby, 59, who was living in the apartment, and Julio Fabian, 47, of 930 E. It was unclear how long the two lifeless bodies had been there. Subsequently asked if police had gotten Kirby’s gender wrong — and what led them to jot it down as female — the police spokesperson said he could not offer an explanation. … View Listing »
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On Sunday, June 18, 2006, Petro-Nixon left her family's home, telling them she was walking to the Applebee's restaurant near New York Avenue and Fulton Street, to meet a friend. She never returned home. Four days later, her body was discovered in a trash bag in front of 212 Kingston Avenue. It was determined that Petro-Nixon had been strangled. Petro-Nixon was buried at Rosedale and Rosehill Cemetery, located in Linden, New Jersey. In June 2016, Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson anno… View Listing »
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APARTMENT 6A - Ex-girlfriend paid for sex act that led to.argument and stabbing death of 53 year old man. Melvin Vargas (53) was stabbed to death in his 6A apartment by Esmerilda Morales. They had known each other since she was 16 and the 2 had been involved in a sporadic romantic relationship years ago. They remained in contact and had an arrangement under which the defendant would engage in sexual activity with the victim for money. On the night in question she was paid $150 in exchange for a … View Listing »
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House of Death: A building with a notoriously dark history. Once home to Mark Twain, this property boasthauntings by 22 ghosts - one of which, is Mark Twain himself. The home was trasformed into 10 separate apartments in 1937. The property has beeen visited by numerous paranormal investigators over the years, many of which claim to have sensed a lady in white, a young child and a gray cat. Criminal Defense Attorney murders adopted daughter: Joel Steinberg. A former New York criminal defense att… View Listing »
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As summarized on Wikipedia: Benjamin Nathan was an American investor and philanthropist. He was bludgeoned to death in his home in 1870, and the notorious murder case remains unsolved despite several trials in the years following his death. View Listing »
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'They Gave to So Many': Married Couple's Suicides Spur Fundraising Push Glenn Scarpelli, 53, and his wife, Patricia Colant, 50, leapt from 29 E. In response, the couple's friends launched an online fundraising campaign that day to help pay the children's tuition. The couple opened the practice in 1990 after Scarpelli graduated from Logan University in Missouri, according to his LinkedIn profile. "Both of them were such amazing people and were so genuine and kind, and in Midtown Manhattan, everyb… View Listing »
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This property was listed in the DEA National Clandestine Laboratory Registry. Law enforcement agencies reported they found chemicals or other items that indicated the presence of either clandestine drug laboratories or dumpsites. View Listing »
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Man murdered, body buried in backyard: Frank Soucie, 60, was suffocated by his girlfriend's son, Derek Tudor, 27. Remains were found buried in the backyard. View Listing »
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On July 11, 2011, Leiby Kletzky, a Hasidic Jewish boy, was kidnapped as he walked home from his school day camp in the mainly Hasidic neighborhood of Borough Park, Brooklyn in New York City, New York. Kletzky's disappearance sparked an all-out search by New York City police and a block-by-block search by up to 5,000 Orthodox Jewish volunteers from New York and other states coordinated by the Brooklyn South Shomrim volunteer civilian patrol. His dismembered body was found in the Kensington apart… View Listing »
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