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August 6th, 2017

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.


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. She told the Daily N

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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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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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