Man Sentenced for Involvement in Novack Murders

Joel Gonzalez was sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Friday, May 31, 2013  |  Updated 11:32 AM EDT
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Bernice Novack Death Investigation Questioned

Manhattan U.S. Attorney

Joel Gonzalez

advertisement
Photos and Videos

Novack Murder Trial Begins

Narcy Novack is accused of murdering her husband, Ben Novack Jr., in New York. Novack Jr. was the heir to the Fontainebleau hotel fortune. Former Fort Lauderdale Police Detective Steve Palazzo talks about the case.

Interrogation Tapes Released of Accused Millionaire Killer

Narcy Novack is accused of killing her husband, Ben Novack, who is the heir to the Fountainbleau fortune.
More Photos and Videos

One of the men involved in the 2009 killing of a Florida millionaire has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Joel Gonzalez was sentenced Thursday for the fatally beatings of Ben Novack Jr. at a Westchester County hotel room and Novack's mother, Bernice Novack, at her Fort Lauderdale home.

Ben Novack's father built the Fontainebleau hotel in Miami Beach.

Gonzalez was a key cooperating witness for the prosecution.

He testified against Novack's widow, Narcy, and her brother, Cristobal Veliz. The siblings were convicted of arranging the beating deaths.

They are serving life in prison.

More Local Stories:

Get the latest headlines sent to your inbox!
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Leave Comments
What's New
Get Our New iPad App
Now optimized for iPad, NBC 6... Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out