A personal assistant arrested Friday in the slaying of a 33-year-old tech entrepreneur who was found dismembered inside his luxury Manhattan condo was believed to have owed his boss a “significant amount of money," police said. (July 17)
RODNEY HARRISON: At approximately 8:45 this morning, 21-year-old Tyrese Haspil, H-A-S-P-I-L, was taken into custody in the lobby of 172 Crosby Street by members of the New York, New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force and transported to the seventh precinct for arrest processing. On Tuesday, July 14, Mr. Fahim Saleh cousin discovered his dismembered body in the living room of his apartment with his head, arms, and legs amputated.
Upon further investigation, it was revealed that on Monday, July 13 at approximately 1:45 PM Mr. Saleh was assaulted by Mr. Haspil with what appears to be a conductive energy weapon better known as a taser while exiting an elevator into his apartment. Mr. Haspil has been charged with murder two, and we are working closely with our partners in the Manhattan District Attorney's Office.