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  • Herbert Sperling, Drug Kingpin Tied to French Connec...

    Aug 15, 2018 | via The New York Times 

    Herbert Sperling, a convicted drug dealer from Hell's Kitchen who was accused of ordering the execution of Vincent C. Papa, the fellow mobster who masterminded the brazen theft of 400 pounds of French Connection heroin and cocaine from a police vault, died on July 3 at a hospital near Ayer, Mass. He was 79. His death, which had not been announced, was confirmed by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, which did not specify a cause.


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