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RB Police Hotel Investigation
Release Date: July 13, 2009

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July 13, 2009
Contact: Chief Gregory J. Austin
(914) 937-1020

On Sunday, July 12, 2009, Rye Brook Police responded to an aided case at the Hilton Rye Town, 699 Westchester Ave, Rye Brook, NY. Upon arrival police found Ben Novack, Jr of Fort Lauderdale, Fl, DOB 1-19-56, beaten and a victim of a homicide.

Rye Brook Police are investigating this incident with support from the Westchester County Department Public Safety and the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office. Mr. Novack was the President and CEO of Convention Concepts Unlimited out of Fort Lauderdale, FL. He was the organizer of a convention at the hotel held over the weekend. Based on the information available at this point in time this incident appears to be centered on Mr. Novack. Investigation is on going.

Anyone who has any information on this incident are asked to contact the Rye Brook Police Department at 914-937-1020 or the anonymous Rye Brook Tips Line at 914-937-0090 or email at All information will remain confidential.

Please view the press briefing held on July 13, 2009, at 11:30 am at Rye Brook Village Hall, 938 King Street, Rye Brook, NY 10573.

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