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REPUTED N.Y. MOBSTER FOUND DEAD IN CAR

A man police sources said was a chieftain in the Lucchese crime family was found dead in the trunk of a black Jaguar that had been parked on a Bronx street for about a week, police said Sunday.

Police about 5 p.m. Saturday opened the trunk of the sports car, which was parked in the Baychester section after residents on the block complained about a foul odor coming from the vehicle, said Sgt. Mary Wrensen, a police spokeswoman.Police identified the man as Michael Salerno, 67, of the New York suburb of Ardsley.