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'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 »

Lead in NYC Serial-Killer Case: 'John Doe Duffel Bag'

He may have been near 2 of 3 murder scenes

(Newser) - A man carrying a duffel bag may have been at two of three connected murder scenes in Brooklyn, and now police want to talk to the man they're calling "John Doe Duffel Bag," the New York Post reports. The balding, mustachioed man was spotted on surveillance video... More »

Serial Killer Stalks Brooklyn Store Owners

All 3 victims killed with same gun

(Newser) - Three Brooklyn men have been killed by the same gun in the past four months, leading police to suspect a serial killer, the New York Daily News reports. All three men owned stores in Brooklyn, all were killed in their shops around closing time, and all were of Middle Eastern... More »

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