Richard Kuklinski

American contract killer

Richard Leonard Kuklinski (April 11, 1935 – March 5, 2006), also known as The Iceman, was an American contract killer (hitman) who was convicted of murdering six people. However, many people believed he murdered two hundred people (based on claims by Kuklinski himself). He worked with members of the American Mafia. He was born in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Kuklinski died at age 70 on March 5, 2006 in Trenton, New Jersey of complications from blood disease. His body was cremated.[1]


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