Tags: orthodox | nyc | landlord | killed

Mystery Surrounds Killing of Orthodox NYC Developer

Saturday, 11 Jan 2014 11:39 AM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

Two masked men grabbed a New York City real estate developer at his office doorstep the snowy night of Jan. 2 and thrust him into a waiting van.

The body of Menachem Stark turned up a day later in a smoldering trash bin miles away in suburban Long Island.

Stark is a member of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect. He has been described as an honest family man eager to help his neighbors and friends. But he's also been called a slumlord who defaulted on million-dollar loans and kept some of his buildings in disrepair.

Investigators have no solid leads in the mysterious death that shocked his close-knit community in north Brooklyn.

Police Commissioner William Bratton says "it's a complex investigation."

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Atheist Sues After New Jersey Rejects License Plate

Friday, 18 Apr 2014 22:31 PM

Shannon Moran, of Maurice River Township has filed a lawsuit against the state Motor Vehicle Commission, saying it viola . . .

South Carolina Mayor Fires Lesbian Police Chief

Friday, 18 Apr 2014 22:20 PM

A South Carolina mayor fired his 20-year veteran chief of police, who is a lesbian, reportedly declaring in a recorded p . . .

Discovery Channel Everest Jump in Doubt After Deadly Avalanche

Friday, 18 Apr 2014 22:12 PM

The Everest Jump Live special that Discovery Channel had planned for May 11 is in question following a deadly avalanch . . .

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved