New York Police has release the video showing the moments when the suspected killer of Gokada founder, Fahim Saleh, Tyrese Devon Haspil.
Tyrese Haspil was the personal assistant of Fahim Saleh before he allegedly murdered him in his Manhattan luxury apartment.
While he was working for his boss, Haspil’s duties included handling Saleh’s finances and personal business, according to sources. It was unclear exactly when he was fired. The disagreement that led to the alleged murder has been connected to the theft of about $90,000 belonging to Fahim by Tyrese Haspil.
Haspil’s duties included handling Saleh’s finances and personal business, according to sources. It was unclear exactly when he was fired.
“All I know is he is a very good kid,” said an elderly woman who knew the suspected killer.
Haspil, wearing glasses with his hair cropped short, was led from the 7th Precinct in a white Tyvek suit, face mask, handcuffs and leg shackles. He remained silent, ignoring shouted questions from reporters, but kept his head up while walking slowly with two detectives.
His arrest hours earlier at a Manhattan apartment ended a three-day search. A source indicated that Haspil, who has no prior criminal record, asked for a lawyer right away and made no statements to police.
Yesterday, the New York Police Department said the Tyrese Haspil has been charged with second-degree murder.
The lead detective, Chief of Detectives Rodney Harrison, said during a brief news conference at 1 Police Plaza that Tyrese Haspil, 21, was busted at 8:45 a.m. in the lobby of 172 Crosby St. in Manhattan.
Haspil handled Saleh’s “finances and personal matters,” Harrison said.
“It is also believed that he owed the victim a significant amount of money,” he said.
Haspil allegedly attacked Saleh with a Taser at 1:45 p.m. Monday while Saleh was getting off an elevator that opened directly into his Manhattan apartment, Harrison said.
Cops were alerted to the slaying after a cousin found Saleh’s remains on Tuesday, Harrison said.
“Mr. Saleh’s cousin discovered his dismembered body in the middle of his apartment with his head, arms and legs amputated,” Harrison said,
Harrison said he wouldn’t “get into the cause of death” or answer any questions, and ended the briefing after just three minutes.