Richard Leonard “Iceman” Kuklinski

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Richard Leonard “Iceman” Kuklinski

Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA
Death 5 Mar 2006 (aged 70)
Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 13709759 · View Source
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Mafia Figure. He was a mob hitman known as the "Iceman," a nickname he earned for keeping many of his victims remains locked away in a storage freezer. He was the subject of the 1983 published book "The Iceman: The True Story of a Cold-Blooded Killer" and two cable television documentaries, "The Iceman: Confessions of a Mafia Hitman" and the "The Iceman Tapes." During his lifetime he boasted to having murdered over 100 people. His preferable method of killing was by poisoning, usually administered by spraying cyanide into the faces of his intended victims from a nasal spray canister. He was convicted and sentenced to prison for committing two murders in the 1980's, one of which involved a New York City police detective. He died at St. Francis Hospital in Trenton, N.J. from apparent natural causes at the age of 70.

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  • Originally Created by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
  • Added: 23 Mar 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 13709759
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Leonard “Iceman” Kuklinski (11 Apr 1935–5 Mar 2006), Find a Grave Memorial no. 13709759, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.