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Crime Wire: Who REALLY Killed Bugsy Siegel?

 CRIME WIRE Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Eastern. Please visit our Crime Wire Website. Together we can make a difference. LISTEN LIVE or to the PODCAST: CLICK HERE Host Dennis Griffin takes listeners back to a time when Las Vegas as we know it was in its infancy and one of the most famous, or infamous, gangsters was Bugsy Siegel. Known for his intense violence and quick temper, Siegel is a legend portrayed in movies and television dramas to this day over 65 years since his death. Good looking and sometimes called the visionary behind the creation of Las Vegas, the life and death of Bugsy Siegel, as reported in 1947, is the stuff Hollywood script writers would have a hard time creating, and has been duplicated through the years on film. Crime Wire will take another look at the unsolved murder of Bugsy Siegel in a 2 part series on November 27 and December 11. From Dennis Griffin: On the night of June 20, 1947, notorious mobster Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel was relaxing in the living room of  his girlfriend Virginia …