Body of 39 Year Old Missing Menachem Stark Kidnapped 1/2/14 Found in a Gas Station Dumpster in Great Neck, Long Island


39 year old Menachem Stark had been missing since Thursday, January 2, 2014 when he was abducted by two men after he left South Side Associates, located at 331 Rutledge St. around 11:30 p.m.  Menachem Stark struggled with the suspects before forcing him him into a light-colored 2006 or 2007 Dodge Caravan. Sadly, this missing persons case has come to a gruesome end. The body of Menachem Stark was found at a Getty gas station on Cuttermill Road in Great Neck, Long Island about 20 miles away from where he was kidnapped.


The body of a Williamsburg businessman missing since Thursday was found today in a gas station dumpster on Long Island.

Police say the body of 39-year-old Menachem Stark was found at a Getty gas station on Cuttermill Road in Great Neck.

It’s a devastating end to a mysterious missing persons case. Police say surveillance cameras were rolling Thursday night as Stark was abducted on a Williamsburg street

UPDATE I: New York Times – Charred Body of Kidnapped Man Is Found on Long Island.

The charred body of a prominent Hasidic real estate developer who was kidnapped Thursday near his Brooklyn office has been found in a smoldering trash bin outside a Long Island gas station, the police said on Saturday.

The body of the developer, identified as Menachem Stark, 39, was discovered on Friday afternoon by workers at a Getty gas station in Great Neck, about 20 miles away from where he was kidnapped, the Nassau County Police Department said in a statement on Saturday.

UPDATE II: NY Post – Slain slumlord found in trash has enemies list a mile long.

The millionaire Hasidic slumlord found burned and suffocated in a Nassau County dumpster — his body still smoldering from the waist down — had so many enemies that investigators say they almost don’t know where to start looking.

“Any number of people wanted to kill this guy,” one law-enforcement source said of Menachem “Max” Stark, 39, describing the father of eight as embroiled in several “shady” real-estate transactions and being up to his tuchus in debt.

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