The New York City Police on Friday had arrested a Personal Assistant (PA) believed to have perpetrated the murder of the late GOKADA CEO, Fahim Saleh, whose beheaded and armless body was found by a cousin in his apartment in marhattan on Tuesday.
NewsNaija gathered that the alleged Personal Assistant, Tyrese Haspil, is owing his deceased boss a huge amount of money and had assaulted him in the elevator with a stun gun a day before he was murdered.
According to NYPD Chief of Detectives, Rodney Harrison, Haspil, aged 21, was incharge of Saleh’s finances and personal matters,he grew up on the long Island and resides in Brooklyn, he was arrested few houses away from the crime scene on Friday.
In the course of the Investigations NewsNaija learnt that an investigator security video showed the GOKADA CEO, Saleh exiting from an elevator that leads directly to his apartment and he was closely followed by a masked man who was fully dressed in black.
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As reported by a trusted news source, the security video accounted for a struggle that ensued between Saleh and the masked man at the entrance of Saleh’s apartment.
The Police however said the officers who responded to Saleh’s cousin’s 911 call found Saleh’s clothed torso, an electric saw, and bags containing head and arm at the crime scene which was in the living room of Saleh’s luxury home.
Medical examiners after conducting an autopsy which revealed that Saleh’s was killed of multiple stab wounds to the body, ruled the incident as an homicide. And investigators were of the belief that Saleh’s cousin who had gone to check on him, interrupted the attack making the culprit took to his heel through the back door.
Nonetheless, Informations on when Haspil’s will be arraigned are yet to be made available as at press time.
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