Man accused of NYC murder, Arizona double stabbing and violent attack on Orlando woman

A man with ties to Central Florida is accused of committing violent crimes in New York and Arizona.

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Raad Almansoori is accused of murdering a woman in a Manhattan hotel room nearly two weeks ago.

He was arrested more than a week later, accused of stabbing two women in Arizona.

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One Orlando woman claims he sexually assaulted her last April when they worked together at a restaurant.

The state attorney ended up dropping the most violent charges, citing insufficient evidence.

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She said if her case had been handled differently, the other alleged crimes could have been prevented.

Almansoori is in jail in Arizona.

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Officials there said they would not send him back to New York, because of what they call the city’s “soft on crime policies.”

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