Message for a Mobster

A second witness in the Donovan probe is murdered

In most ways it was a rather standard gangland slaying. The victim was driving his 1977 Lincoln Continental through The Bronx in New York City one evening last week when a passenger in the car suddenly placed a .38-cal. pistol to the back of his head and fired a single shot. The Continental swung out of control and smashed into a parked car. The assassin jumped out and climbed into a trailing red Buick LeSabre, which then sped away. But the victim happened to be Nat...

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