Tech entrepreneur’s dismembered body found in Manhattan condo


FILE PHOTO: Fahim Saleh, Co-founder/CEO of Gokada explains his company’s operation during an interview with Reuters in Lagos, Nigeria May 3, 2019. Picture taken May 3, 2019. REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja/File Photo

NEW YORK (News Nation/AP) — Police say the dismembered body of a 33-year-old tech entrepreneur has been found inside his luxury Manhattan condo.

Police confirmed the death of Fahim Saleh in a statement, deeming it a homicide. New York media reported his torso was found near a plugged-in power saw, and his head and limbs were sorted into plastic bags.

Saleh was found at around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday inside his apartment on the Lower East Side.

A NYPD police vehicle sits parked outside the entrance to 265 Houston Street, where Fahim Saleh, Co-founder/CEO of Gokada, was found dead at the apartment building in New York City, New York, U.S., July 15, 2020. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Saleh was the chief executive officer of a ride-hailing motorcycle startup called Gokada that began operating in Nigeria in 2018.

The company confirmed his death on Twitter Wednesday and called him “a great leader.”

Authorities said a relative called police after going to check on Saleh and making the gruesome discovery. Police have made no arrests in the killing.

Reuters contributed to this report

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