Shoot Him'

A conviction in a Mob killing

Mob executions normally go unpunished. But the work of New York detectives and Bronx County prosecutors produced a conviction last week in the killing of a federal witness. The team did what the FBI and Justice Department had failed to do: show that Nat Masselli, 31, had been slain last year in an effort to impede a federal investigation into allegations that Labor Secretary Raymond Donovan had ties to organized crime.

New York-area Mafiosi had expected Masselli to testify in Special Federal Prosecutor Leon Silverman's probe of Donovan's...

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