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Genovese soldier Anthony Russo aka Little Pussy was shot to death in Long Branch, New Jersey, on April 26, 1979, while on an Easter furlough from prison. His killers were identified in FBI reports as Thomas "Pee Wee" DePhillips, a capo in the Genovese family, Anthony DeVingo, a soldier and enforcer in the Genovese family who controlled gambling and loansharking in parts of Essex County, and Joe "Joe Z" Zarro, an alleged Genovese associate whose operation spread into Passaic County. "It was a…

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Old Essex County Jail, Newark, New Jersey. Built in 1837, closed in 1970 upon completion of the new jail. Abandoned jail.

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Essex County Penitentiary - abandoned in Caldwell, NJ. Built in 1827, closed in 1989. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991 however no efforts have been made to preserve it.

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Hellingly Hospital - There’s nothing like a creepy mental asylum to really get the goosebumps going. This asylum was located in the UK, East Essex County, and was known for its isolated location and massive, towering wings. It was used for almost 90 years throughout many different asylum fads, but was generally known for its quiet, kinder approach to treating asylum patients. However, after being abandoned the ruins suddenlythe ruins suddenly switched paths and became very, very creepy, as…

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