A young entrepreneur, specialising in digital services for the developing country has been found murdered and dismembered in her apartment in New York, said on Wednesday the new york police.
Fahim Saleh, 33 years old, was found Tuesday in the middle of the afternoon at his home in Manhattan, said a spokesman of the police, who called his death a homicide.
An investigation is underway, but no arrest is reached at this stage, added the spokesperson.
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We are shocked and saddened to hear the reports of the death of Fahim Saleh, one of the founding members of the Pathao team. Fahim believed in the potential for technology to transform lives in Bangladesh and beyond. He saw the promise in us, when all we had was a common purpose and a shared vision. He was, and will forever remain, an incredible inspiration for Pathao and our entire ecosystem.
“We are deeply saddened to inform you of the tragic and sudden loss of our founder and executive director, Fahim Saleh. Fahim was a great leader, an inspiration and a positive light for all of us “, has indicated his company on his Twitter account.
“Our thoughts go out to his friends, his family and all those who feel as we pain and sorrow “, she added.
According to the Daily News, citing a police source, the killer would have left behind an electric saw after leaving hastily the scene of the crime, because the sister of the victim came to announce in the lobby of the building.
It was she who reportedly discovered the body and alerted the emergency services.
No reason has been advanced officially to the murder, but investigators discuss for a settlement account that is linked to its business, according to the daily.
Fahim Saleh, who had been told in a ticket on the website Medium to have started by launching an application that allows you to make hoax calls, president of the company Gokada, an application sharing two-wheeled delivery to Lagos, Nigeria.
According to its Twitter accounts and Instagram, it was also co-founder of a venture capital company, Adventure Capital, which specialises in digital services aimed at “making life better” in developing countries.
According to some media, he had recently acquired, for approximately $ 2.2 million, the apartment where he was found dead. He had posted on Twitter a photo of his new building last December.
His murder occurs on a background of a recent rise in crime in New York city, denounced several times by president Donald Trump.