Abducted Hasidic landlord's body found in New York dumpster

By JTA
January 5, 2014 13:05




The body of a Hasidic real estate developer who was kidnapped outside his Brooklyn office was found burning in a dumpster in Long Island.

Menachem Stark’s body was found late on Friday afternoon. His funeral was held on Saturday night at the conclusion of Shabbat.

Thousands of people, mostly Satmar Hasids, attended the funeral in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Stark, 39 and a father of eight, reportedly was suffocated before his body was placed in the dumpster and burned, according to police.


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