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Bronfman Kidnapping / Suspects #241524

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 18, 1975
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(Studio) New York kidnapping charges placed against 2 charged in Sam. Bronfman II abduction. 2 men in court on extortion charge.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(NYC) Fireman, Melvin Patrick Lynch, 37, is bachelor and Irish immigrant. Bronfman found in his apt. Dominic Byrne, 53, also Irish-American, recently began limousine service. Active in Catholic church; did run liquor store. Lynch drove 1 of limousines occasionally. Byrne gave police key to apt. Neither active in Irish political affairs. [MAN - says Dominic good friend and neighbor.] [2nd MAN - says Lynch last man he'd suspect.] [WOMAN - says Dominic such good person.] Judge Martin Jacobs sets $500,000 bail for Lynch and $200,000 for Byrne. Both surrender passports.
REPORTER: Sam Chu Lin Artist: Al Herr (WCBS-TV)

Mudd, Roger

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