'Main Player' in Menachem Stark Murder Being Questioned by Police

Posted By on April 30, 2014

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Published April 30, 2014.

Police are questioning a suspect in custody in connection with the January murder of Brooklyn Hasidic businessman Menachem Stark, a spokesman for the department confirmed.

The 26-year-old man, has admitted to his role in the crime and implicated the other two, sources told the New York Post and the Daily News. He is expected to face a murder charge, the sources told the Post.

Police called the suspect the main player in the kidnap and murder, the Daily News reported. The paper said two other people were being questioned.

The pace of the investigation has accelerated over the last 24 hours and hopefully will continue to accelerate over the next 24 hours to its conclusion, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said during a brief appearance with Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson, who nodded in agreement. Its accelerating and its moving in a very quick direction.

Satmar political leader David Niederman praised the police actions in a statement.

Today is bittersweet, Niederman said. Bitter because Menachem is no longer with us and he is forever missed. Sweet that the law enforce community has made an arrest in this heinous crime.

Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) also praised the authorities. I have followed this terrible and tragic case from the beginning and applaud the NYPD for their tenacity in pursuing the murder suspects, said Hikind.

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'Main Player' in Menachem Stark Murder Being Questioned by Police

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