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True Crime Bay Ridge: On Shore Road, the First Mafia Murder in New York

In 1902, a few teenage boys swimming off 73rd Street discovered the almost-beheaded corpse of a Brooklyn grocer, which would lead police to one of the earliest organized gangs in the city.

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True Crime Bay Ridge: The Many Murders of John Kilbride

A young art student was killed in Bay Ridge in 1899 and dumped in the bay. His killer remained undiscovered for decades—until two more people were murdered.