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Joseph Meldish, a hardwired hitman for the mob whom law eforcement sources say is  suspected of scores of contract killings was convicted Wednesday in a Bronx court of gunning down a city tunnel digger he mistook for a drug dealer.

reported  BY Kevin Deutsch ,Daily News 
Meldish was longtime muscle for the Purple Gang, an independent drug-dealing mudering  crew originally affiliated with  Bonanno, Lucchese mob, and later with the Genovese family

  Kirsten Conely for the post also reports.  Click here: Bronx jury convicts gangster of botched hit –