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Landlord to Pay in Killings

Dec 20, 2002 @ 08:59 PM — by David Worby

A Bronx landlord was found partially liable yesterday for the 1993 slayings known as the St. Valentine s Day massacre and was ordered to pay the victims families a chunk of a $16.4 million judgment. A Bronx Supreme Court jury agreed that the five murders might not have happened if Dearborne Management and Prospect Union Associates had provided better security at its Mott Haven apartment building. The landlords were ordered to fork over $6.23 million 38% of the megabucks judgment while the five men serving life sentences for the killings must pay the rest. This was justice, said Howard Frederick, lawyer representing one of the victims families. The jury did a good analysis of a complicated case. On Valentine s Day eve 1993, killers looking to settle a drug related dispute with tenant Edwin Santiago entered the Prospect Ave. building through a broken door. No guard was on duty to stop them from killing Santiago Christopher Hernandez, Annette Medina and Julia and

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