CRIME: Double-Dealer's Death

The rubout was executed neat Chicago gangland style. Two armed men —wearing ski masks and carrying a walkie-talkie to get word from a lookout —slithered into Rose's Sandwich Shop on the hairy, scary West Side. "Up against the wall!" they ordered the eight people inside. One of the gunmen then shoved a twelve-gauge shotgun under the chin of Richard Cain, 49. The hit man fired two blasts, blowing away Cain's handsome face. The killers quickly fled, accompanied by what witnesses later said was a mysterious "woman in blue."

Thus ended Cain's remarkable double-dealing life as a...

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