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Menachem Stark’s blood, DNA found in abandoned van: cops

January 29, 2014 10:45AM

Slain Brooklyn landlord Menachem Stark’s blood and DNA were found inside a van they believe was used to abduct him earlier this month, according to a police department source.

On January 2, Stark was accosted outside his Williamsburg office and shoved into a Dodge Caravan. His charred corpse was found in Great Neck the following day, And Police Found The Vehicle On A Brownsville Street a week later.

Police are investigating a former contractor to whom Stark owed about $20,000 as a possible suspect in the murder, the New York Post reported.

Stark owed several million dollars to multiple creditors and was the subject of multiple lawsuits. And while some tenants remembered him as a kind and generous landlord, others said he was an out-and-out slumlord. [NYP]Hiten Samtani