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  • Man freed in killing of rabbi suffers heart attack

    March 25, 2013 | 12:40 pm

    A man whose sentence was overturned after serving 23 years for the killing of a Brooklyn rabbi had a massive heart attack a day after being freed.

    David Ranta, 58, had a heart attack last Friday. A New York State Supreme Court judge in Brooklyn had released him from jail the...

  • Rabbi’s convicted killer goes free after new probe casts doubt on evidence

    March 21, 2013 | 3:00 pm

    Relatives of a murdered Brooklyn rabbi reportedly are shocked after the convicted killer was freed following a new probe of the case cast doubt on the evidence.

    David Ranta, 58, was freed Thursday by a New York State court judge in Brooklyn. Ranta, who had been in imprisoned in...