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3/3/2006--Bagneux, France..Police tape seals off the basement room in an apartment building in the Pierre-Plate housing project where 23-year-old Jewish cell phone salesman Ilan Halimi was kidnapped and held for three weeks in the southern Paris suburb of Bagneux. Halimi was lured by a 17-year-old French girl of Iranian descent who left him in the hands of a group of multiethnic immigrants who call themselves the Barbarians. ..Mr. Halimi, who was dumped, naked and covered with cigarette burns, near a suburban train station in the southern Paris suburb of Sainte-Genevieve-des-Bois, died on his way to the hospital on Feb. 13. Police suspect he was kidnapped because he was Jewish but it remains unclear whether anti-Semitism was the motive for the grisly killing, which may have been part of an extortion racket...Photograph By Stuart Isett.All photographs ©2006 Stuart Isett.All rights reserved.