This was Weegee…

PM, December 26, 1940, p.15

New York Post, Friday, December 27, 1968, p. 14

Crime Photographer Weegee Dies
“…the Dali of photography, who once bemoaned the passing of Murder Inc…
He died yesterday of a brain tumor at Park West Hospital. He was 69…
His view of the world ran parallel: ‘I like things to be normal. A good fire or a murder every few nights. It’s natural for a woman to shoot her husband and a guy to throw his sweetheart off a cliff. I hate suppressed desires.’
In recent years he was also noted for abstract photos…”

(June 12 1899 – December 26, 1968)

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