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 – NYPOST.com