Emanuel ( Mendy) Weiss was a member of a murder-for-hire gang made up of low-level Jewish and Italian gangsters working out of Brooklyn N.Y. during the 1930s. This gang came to be known in the news media as Murder Inc. The gang carried out gangland murders in the New York City area under the direction of Lepke Buchalter and Albert Anastasia. Weiss died in the electric chair in Sing-Sing Prison on the night of March 4,1944. The same night that Louis Capone and their boss Louis (Lepke) Buchalter were executed. Cause of death: Executed by electric chair.