Fahim Saleh, the Chief Executive of Officer of popular logistics company, GOKADA . The Tech Entrepreneur was reported to have been found dead, with his body found headless and dismembered in his New York apartment on Tuesday, July 14th, 2020.
His murder has dominated the news headlines in New York City. ‘CUT-UP BODY FOUND IN $2M APT’ the New York Daily News splashed on their front cover of Wednesday, July, 15.
The body of the 33-year-old was discovered by his sister who became worried after not hearing from him in a day.
She visited and found him headless while his body had been cut up and sorted into different plastic bags. A power saw which was still plugged in was also found in the apartment.
According to several reports, police believe they have surveillance footage of the suspect entering the building and then using the elevator.
The footage is said to show the suspect in a glove and a mask covering his face sharing the elevator with Saleh up to the seventh floor.
As the door of the elevator opened directly into Saleh’s apartment, he was seen to fall to the floor immediately from a possible gunshot.
Police, reports say, believe the murder was carried out by a professional because of how the attack happened.
Saleh is well known in Lagos, Nigeria where he helped launch Gokada, the former bike hailing company that has turned into delivery services following the government’s ban on passenger motorcycles.