Victim’s Family Hails ‘Superman’ Cop Who Solved 2003 Murder

He’s their “Superman.”
A retired NYPD detective was hailed as a hero in a Brooklyn courtroom Wednesday for never giving up on his first ­homicide case, as the killer was finally sentenced for the crime.

“I had a picture of the victim with her 8-year-old daughter on my desk, under my blotter,” ­remembered retired NYPD Detective Richard Lyman. “Hopefully it brings them a little closure.” 

“Come here, Superman!” family members shouted to Lyman in court. “This is a real hero!”

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