Richard Kuklinski

Contract Killer Richard Kuklinski Full Name: Richard Kuklinski
Nationality: American

Profession: Contract Killer
Why Famous: Given the nickname "Iceman" for his method of freezing a victim to mask the time of death, he was a contract killer for Newark's DeCavalcante crime family and New York City's Five Families of the American Mafia.

He claimed to have murdered from over 100 to 250 men between 1948 and 1986.

Born: April 11, 1935
Star Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, USA

Died: March 5, 2006 (aged 70)

Historical Events in the Life of Richard Kuklinski

  • 1982-04-29 American mafia hitman Richard Kuklinski murders pharmacist Paul Hoffman by beating him with a tire iron
  • 1986-12-17 American mafia hitman Richard Kuklinski is arrested at a roadblock

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