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April 17. 2013 10:45AM

FBI undercover agents foil alleged kidnapper, former Byram councilman, connected to 'cannibal cop' plot

Richard Meltz, 65, a former Byram councilman who lives in Stanhope and Nashua, N.H., and Robert Christopher Asch, a 60-year-old from Manhattan, are accused of planning to kidnap and kill the family members of a co-conspirator, identified as Michael Vanhise, authorities said.

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