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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, Rose, 19 months, and Anthony, 6 months old. For he realized that his shooting accident had killed not just his wife that day. We perform in-depth investigations on the historic homes of our clients, and produce for them their very own House History Books.

MURDER AT 248 PRESIDENT STREET (1916) – The Brownstone Detectives

He was a 26-year-old longshoreman with a strong work ethic. But when his wife was discovered with a bullet between her eyes, Detective Coughlin figured he would search the place. And when the dust h

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