Skip to main content
  1. News
  2. Crime & Courts

Kidnapped Victim Found Dead

See also

Police say the body of a business owner kidnapped off the street in Brooklyn Thursday has been discovered on Long Island. The body of 39-year old Menachem Stark was discovered in a dumpster at a Getty gas station in Great Neck. Authorities say Stark was abducted in front of his business on Rutledge Street in Williamsburg late Thursday night. He had just left his realty office during the snowstorm at about 11:30 p.m.

Surveillance images showed two suspects struggling with the victim and forcing him into a light-colored Dodge Caravan. The car then took off with Stark outside. It was last seen travelling eastbound on Broadway. Police say he may have been carrying a large amount of cash. When his family didn't hear from him, they notified a volunteer patrol in Brooklyn's Ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, and then called the police around 2:30 a.m. Stark's family offered a $100,000 reward for information leading to his safe return.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at http://WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM and/or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

Advertisement

News

  • Mt. Everest avalanche
    Disaster strikes Mt. Everest as at least 12 people were killed in an avalanche
    Video
    Watch Video
  • Most Earthlike planet discovered
    The Kepler telescope has discovered the most Earthlike, possibly habitable planet yet
    Space News
  • Easter crosses create debate
    Easter crosses spark a debate of separation of church and state in Ohio
    Headlines
  • Chelsea Clinton is preggers
    Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton is pregnant with her first child
    Headlines
  • Stanley Cup playoffs
    The battle for Lord Stanley's Cup is on, don't miss a minute of playoff action
    Sports
  • Ukraine discussed amongst U.S., E.U., Russia
    The U.S., E.U. and Russia agree on ways to diffuse the tension in Ukraine
    Video
    Watch Video

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!