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Settlement, Closure, For Murdered Union Official’s FamilyBy Irish Echo Staff

The Irish Echo – August 25, 2015

Attorney Brian O'Dwyer.

Attorney Brian O’Dwyer.

By Irish Echo Staff

New York City will pay $1.75 million to the family of Jim Bishop, a former painter’s union official who was murdered on May 17, 1990.

Brian O’Dwyer and Cody McCone of the law firm of O’Dwyer & Bernstien, LLP announced that the suit brought by the Bishop family against the City of New York had been settled for the amount of $1.75 million.

The suit, which was brought in 2006, alleged that two police officers, Stephen Caracappa and Louis Eppolito, were assassins and spies for the Mafia while they were employed as detectives of more…

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