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Assamad Nash biography: 10 things about New York man who stabbed Christina Yuna Lee


Assamad Nash is a black man from New York City, New York, United States. Here are 10 more things about him:


  1. In 2021, he was arrested four times. In May 2021, he was arrested for attacking a woman. The case was sealed.
  2. On September 28, 2021, he was selling MetroCard swipes in the subway station on Grand Street in Lower Manhattan, New York City when he allegedly punched David Elliot, then 62, in the face.
  3. Despite skipping a court hearing for the attack of Elliot on September 28, 2021, he was allowed to remain on bail.
  4. On December 28, 2021, he allegedly started damaging dozens of Metrocard machines at three different subway stations in New York City.
  5. On January 6, 2022, he was arrested in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. He was charged with 27 counts of criminal mischief.
  6. At around 4:30 a.m. on February 13, 2022, he allegedly fatally stabbed Korean-American woman Christina Yuna Lee, 35, inside her apartment in Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City. He unsuccessfully tried to flee the scene via the fire escape and was arrested that morning.
  7. He was 25 years old and homeless when he was arrested on February 13, 2022.
  8. Before his arrest on February 13, 2022, he had seven prior arrests dating back to 2015. Among his charges were assault, harassment, resisting arrest, selling a fare card, intentional damage to property, attempted escape from police officers and successful escape from police officers.
  9. On February 14, 2022, he was charged with murder.
  10. He is set to appear before a judge on March 9, 2022 on the assault, harassment and intentional damage to property charges stemming from his alleged crimes in 2021.

(This is a developing story. More details will be added.)


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