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Benjamin "Bugsy" SIEGEL

 
 
 

 

It was just after 10:45 p.m. when someone fired a rifle through the window of 810 Linden Drive
in Beverly Hills, the rented home of Siegelís girlfriend, Virginia Hill.
(Photograph courtesy of the Associated Press)

 

 

An artist's conception depicting how a gunman crept up to a window and
fired nine shots at Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel as the racketeer was
reading a newspaper in the living room of Virginia Hill's home.

 

 

Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel dead.

 

 

Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel dead.

 

 

Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel dead.

 

 

June 20, 1947, Beverly Hills, California - A Coroner's Assistant covers the bullet-ridden body of Benjamin
"Bugsy" Siegel, slain by five of nine bullets fired through a window.
(Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

 

 

A coroner's aide bends over the body of Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel as it lies on the floor
of the room in which he was slain. Crime probers were curious as to why the window
through which the shots were fired was opened but the curtain was not drawn.

 

 

Police officer examines the body of Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, who fell from the couch on which he was
 sitting reading a newspaper to the floor when two bullets hit him.

 

 

Police officers carry the body of Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel.

 

 

 

 

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