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 Abe Reles

Abe Reles

Brownsville, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 12 Nov 1941 (aged 35)
Coney Island, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Burial Glendale, Queens County, New York, USA
Plot 1-E-38-12-23
Memorial ID 5676 · View Source
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Organized Crime Figure. Known as "Kid Twist", he was a member of the murder-for-hire group of mafia assassins that became known as "Murder Inc". About to go to trial for his involvement, he instead became a government witness. Just prior to his scheduled testimony against crime boss Lepke Buchalter and other figures. he either fell, jumped or was pushed out of his sixth floor room window at the Half Moon Hotel in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York, while being held in police custody in 1941.




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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 11 Jun 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5676
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Abe Reles (10 May 1906–12 Nov 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5676, citing Mount Carmel Cemetery, Glendale, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .