News Decapitated body of millionaire tech boss, 34, found in...

Decapitated body of millionaire tech boss, 34, found in his $2.25m NYC apartment after ‘hitman shared elevator with him’


- Advertisment -

THE decapitated body of a New York tech entrepreneur was discovered in his luxury Manhattan apartment by his horrified sister – in what police reportedly believe was a brutal professional assassination.

The victim – identified by the Daily News as 34-year-old Fahim Saleh – was found headless and dismembered inside his Lower East Side apartment on Tuesday at around 3.30pm.


Fahim Saleh’s headless body was found on Tuesday[/caption]

Peter Gerber

Fahim Saleh was found headless and dismembered inside his Lower East Side apartment[/caption]

Peter Gerber

The victims body parts were found in plastic bags at the scene[/caption]

According to Saleh’s LinkedIn, he is the CEO and founder of Gokada, a motorcycle ridesharing app in Lagos, Nigeria.

Police discovered the victim’s torso alongside contractor bags in the $2.25million apartment located on East Houston St. at Suffolk St, sources told the News.

Saleh’s sister reportedly contacted authorities when she discovered her brother’s body inside his seventh-floor condo.

She had gone there to look for him after not hearing from him for one day.

NYPD spokesman Sgt. Carlos Nieves told the newspaper: “We have a torso, a head that’s been removed, and legs.

“Everything is still on the scene.”

However, a motive for the killing is unknown.

Saleh’s body was cut with a power saw, which authorities found at the scene and plugged into an electrical outlet.

Peter Gerber

Police are seen outside the luxury apartment building[/caption]

Peter Gerber

The victims body was discovered on Tuesday afternoon[/caption]

Detectives are looking into if the arrival of Saleh’s sister had caused the suspect to leave the scene through a different exit, an official told the New York Times.

Surveillance video inside the building captured the victim stepping into the elevator on Monday at approximately 1.40pm.

The footage reportedly shows his alleged hitman – wearing a black suit, a hat, a black mask, and gloves – following him into the elevator.

A source with the NYPD told the News that the “perp” had a suitcase and the victim fell to the ground as soon as he got out of the elevator.

Sources revealed to the New York Post that the victim appeared to be confused during the elevator to his seventh floor apartment.


Saleh was found dead in his $2.25million New York City apartment[/caption]


According to Saleh’s LinkedIn, he is the CEO and founder of Gokada, a motorcycle ridesharing app in Lagos, Nigeria[/caption]

Footage showed that he appeared to be attacked when he got off the elevator, which opens up to his apartment.

Barely any blood was found at the scene and nothing was stolen at the apartment, prompting one source to think that the suspect had been “interrupted,” the Post reported.

Another police source said the crime scene look like a “professional” killing.

Local resident Danny Faust told the NY Post he saw a woman crying in the lobby of the apartment building as she was questioned by police.

“She was really upset. Crying. Shaking. She was just sitting there but you can tell her legs were shaking,” Faust said.

“She’s nervous. She was crying like, you know, wiping her eyes.”

The woman was Saleh’s cousin, according to sources.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest news

Q&A about dead suspects in California mass shooting | Latest News

WHAT PROMPTED THE GUNFIRE?Police do not have a motive for the shootings, which ended with a gun battle...

Madcap James Bond ideas that didn’t make the cut — from 007 dressing as Jesus to a David Bowie villain – Bukipress

JAMES BOND is famed for squeezing out of tight spots in pretty miraculous ways. But an eccentric idea by film...

We need to end lockdown quickly & there can be no turning back this time – Bukipress

BORIS Johnson stands on the cusp of another critical moment in his epic battle with Covid. Last April, of course,...

Kelly vs Avanesyan LIVE RESULTS: Stream, TV channel, undercard for big night of boxing at Wembley Arena – latest updates – Bukipress

JOSH KELLY faces the biggest night of his career this evening as he fights David Avanesyan for the European...
- Advertisement -

Liverpool eye Lucas Ocampos transfer but £56m release fee for Sevilla winger could be potential stumbling block – Bukipress

LIVERPOOL are reportedly interested in signing Sevilla winger Lucas Ocampos this summer. But the 26-year-old’s £56m release fee could scupper...

Ant & Dec name Saturday Night Takeaway’s angriest prank victims saying Gordon Ramsay still sends ‘chilling’ texts – Bukipress

ANT McPartlin and Dec Donnelly have revealed the stars they left shaking with rage after their elaborate wind-ups. The pair...

Must read

- Advertisement -

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you