Thursday, February 7, 2008
The Unknown Gangster
Eighty-one years ago today a large package consisting of two burlap bags stitched together was dropped off in front of 318 East 8th Street in Manhattan's East Village. Inside, with his hands and feet bound behind his back and a sash cord around his throat, was man of approximately 35-years of age. According to the labels in his clothing he was from Detroit.