CRIME: Goldfish Bowl (Cont'd)

His Adam's apple smashed, one Hyman Stark, petty thug, strangled to death after a third-degreeing in Nassau County police headquarters at Mineola, L. I. last fortnight (TIME, July 25). Last week a deputy chief, a lieutenant, eight detectives (onequarter of the county's detective force) and three patrolmen were indicted for the crime on charges ranging from manslaughter to assault. All were likewise accused of a conspiracy to obstruct justice. Wealthy, socialite Nassau County was rudely shocked.

How Stark, arrested with three companions for beating and...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!