Friends and Family #74

Original Caption:

Naples -- The body of former New York vice-king Charles 'Lucky' Luciano is hoisted into a coffin from the pavement where he had collapsed and died from a heart attack at the Capodichino airport. He was there to receive a friend when he was taken ill and died within a few minutes. He was 65 years old. Police were watching him. He had been deported to Italy in 1946. He had been born in Sicily, real name being Salvatore Lucania. (1962)


Peter L. Winkler said...

His luck ran out.

swac said...

He was luckier than most in his line of work.