Salvatore Perrone

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4th Store Owner Narrowly Escaped NYC Serial Killer

'I feel good—very good,' says Jacob Hamula

(Newser) - Brooklyn store owner Jacob Hamula could have ended up a victim of Salvatore Perrone, the suspected serial killer believed to have gunned down three other store owners before police nabbed him . Perrone, called "John Doe Duffel Bag" or "Son of Sal" in the press, visited Hamula's shoe... More »

'John Doe Duffel Bag' an Oddball in Financial Distress

Money was tight for alleged murderer Salvatore Perrone

(Newser) - The man charged with the murders of three Brooklyn shopkeepers was a local oddball who was grappling with money troubles, the New York Times reports. Salvatore Perrone's three-story Staten Island home, earlier hit with a foreclosure notice, has "looked haunted and unlivable for about 20 years," notes... More »

'John Doe Duffel Bag' Busted in NYC Serial Killings

Salvatore Perrone sells clothes to shopkeepers

(Newser) - New York City police have arrested the man dubbed " John Doe Duffel Bag " in the wake of a string of Brooklyn shop murders . Salvatore Perrone, 64, sells clothes to shopkeepers out of his eponymous bag—which police say contained the rifle used in the crimes (modified to feature... More »

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