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1 West 72nd Street

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Lucia and Leo Krim, aged 6 and 2 respectively, were murdered in the late afternoon of October 25, 2012, at the La Rochelle apartment building on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City. The children's part-time caretaker, Yoselyn Ortega, was convicted of stabbing the children to death with kitchen knives while their mother Marina Krim and three-year-old sister Nessie were a few blocks away at a swimming lesson. Upon returning home, their mother and sister found Lucia and Leo dead in a … View Listing »
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Dick Kallman (July 7, 1933 – February 22, 1980) was an American actor. After working on the New York stage where he won a Theater World Award for his performance in the 1951 Broadway musical Seventeen, Kallman starred in the title role of the 1965–1966 television sitcom Hank. He returned to Broadway, taking over the leading role in the musical Half a Sixpence. Kallman played non-recurring roles in TV series such as The Jack Benny Show, Bachelor Father and Medical Center. He also acted in episode… View Listing »
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Jose Tito Ortiz, 72, and his wife, Olga Ortiz, 50, were found dead in their basement apartment on the Upper West Side. Police found a gun, and believe that Ortiz shot his wife, then turned the gun on himself. View Listing »
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Apt. 8 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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