Gary Russo

Gary Russo, 54, has been reported missing. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Construction Worker Known As ‘Second Avenue Sinatra’ Found Dead

A man who gained fame singing Frank Sinatra on Second Avenue has been found dead in an apparent suicide, after he was missing from his Queens neighborhood for a month.

08/29/2015

Gary Russo, 54, has been reported missing. (credit: NYPD)

Construction Worker Known As ‘Second Avenue Sinatra’ Is Missing

Gary Russo, 54, was last seen at his Queens home located near 156th Avenue and 90th Street around 12:15 a.m. on July 28.

08/05/2015

Gary Russo sings a song at the corner of Second Avenue and 73rd Street on Aug. 2, 2011 (credit: Stan Brooks/1010 WINS)

Construction Worker Serenades Crowds At 2nd Avenue Subway Project

For the past two weeks, construction worker Gary Russo has carted his karaoke kit from his home in Queens to sing some Frank Sinatra and Bobby Darin classics during his 30-minute lunch break.

08/02/2011