The Investigation into the Circumstances Surrounding the Death of Abe Reles on November 12, 1941, at the Half Moon Hotel in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York.

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Grand jury investigation report issued ten years after the death of Abe Reles, a key witness in a trial of Murder Inc. Jury concludes that Reles had been trying to escape when he fell to his death from a hotel window.  Digitized from a photocopy of the original in the Burton Turkus papers, Box 1.

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Abe Reles (is subject of)


December 21 1951 (published)


Grand jury -- New York (State) -- Kings County.
New York (State). Supreme Court.
Reles, Abe, 1906-1941.

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Burton B. Turkus Papers, Special Collections, Lloyd Sealy Library, John Jay College of Criminal Justice/CUNY, www.lib.jjay.cuny.edu.


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