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NY Producer Stabbed 40 Times With Her Own Kitchen Knife by Man Who Snuck Into Apartment Complex Behind Her: Police

"We don't need the police here — go away", officers outside the apartment were told... by a man impersonating a woman's voice.

A homeless man has been charged with murdering New York producer Christina Yuna Lee.

Assamad Nash, 25, is accused of stabbing the 35-year-old more than 40 times, after slipping into her apartment block behind her early Sunday morning.

According to the criminal complaint, officers responded to 911 calls from neighbors in the Chrystie Street building, after they heard screams.

When police arrived, they found the door locked, but could still hear Lee calling for help; "then she went quiet," prosecutor Dafna Yoran told a Manhattan Criminal Court on Monday, per The NYTimes.

They then heard another "female" voice telling them: "We don't need the police here — go away."

By the time a specialized unit arrived and broke down the door, Lee was dead in her bathtub naked from the waist up, having suffered more than 40 stab wounds.

Officers say they found Nash hiding under her bed, and one of Lee's own kitchen knives stashed behind a dresser. They said the second voice they heard was Nash, impersonating a woman.

According to investigators, Nash spotted Lee getting out of an Uber on Sunday morning, and slipped into her apartment block behind her unnoticed before the door had closed.

He then followed her up six flights of stairs, keeping one floor below her, until she reached the door of her apartment — when he rushed her, police allege.

As he was led from the scene in handcuffs, he protested his innocence: "I didn't kill anyone,” he insisted. "I don't know what's going on."

Investigators believe the attack was random, and that there was no previous connection between suspect and victim.

Nash was arraigned on charges of murder, burglary and sexually motivated burglary. He was held without bail.

In a cruel twist, it also emerged Nash has a lengthy rap sheet, including assault, possession of drugs and harassment, and was out on bail for burglary when the fatal attack occurred.

One of his previous victims even told the New York Post he recognized the suspect as he was being led away.

"I was watching the news at 5 o'clock, and I seen them taking him out of the apartment and I said, 'That's the guy that f--king hit me!;" David Elliot told the outlet. "He shouldn't have been out on the streets — hell no."

Elliot said he was punched in the face by Nash at Grand Street subway station in September, after the suspect accosted him for swiping his friend in.

"He said, 'If you swipe her in, I’m going to punch you' and I just said, 'Yeah, OK' like I wasn't paying him no attention," Elliot recalled. "[Then] he came out of nowhere and just hit me."

"I used to box. I had four stitches from that punch. I feel he had something in his hand, like, between his knuckles, because for as many years as I boxed, you don't get split like that."

Nash was released on his own recognizance, and was due in court next month for that charge.

In January, he was also charged with criminal mischief and unlawful escape, after police accused him of disabling MetroCard machines at several subway stations, before he attempted to escape the police van after his arrest.

According to the Times, the judge could have set bail for the escape charge in that instance, but didn't as the prosecution never requested it.

Christina Yuna Lee, a graduate of Rutgers University, worked as a creative producer for NY-based online music platform Splice.

"Over the weekend our beloved Christina Lee was senselessly murdered in her home," the company tweeted Monday. "Our hearts are broken."

"Always dedicated to making beautiful and inclusive artwork, Christina is irreplaceable. As we start to process this tragedy, we ask that you remember Christina Lee as the magical person she was, always filled with joy. We wish peace upon her family in their grief."

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Comment by John Smith on February 18, 2022 at 12:14am

this happens everywhere..

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Comment by stephen myers on February 16, 2022 at 9:41pm

Just the system where they let them loose to terrorize the masses and keep them in fear, these Black killer zombies are breed in the prison system, Jim Jones was the master of mind control, they have secret underground chambers where these Satanist have their fun breeding these people like animals, more victims for blood sacrifice to the Lords of chaos who serve the demons from hell. 

Comment by caribmama on February 16, 2022 at 7:15pm

I'm so glad I'm not in NY right now. But I still love my city. :-(

Comment by Robert on February 16, 2022 at 6:27pm
Liberal city council and state legislator have allowed these criminals out after being arrested 8, 10 ,20 times. Soros funded DAs. Democratic no bail laws, DEFUND police, Detroit,Chicago, Baltimore ,LA, SAN FRAN,PHILLY, NEWARK, St Louis, Portland,NYC. PATTERN OF FAILED POLITICS ? mentally ill on the streets, homelessness ,CRIME, Inflation on working class & economic failure.
Comment by caribmama on February 16, 2022 at 4:58pm

I hope black women can get the same love.....HUH.....attractive women. LOL!

Comment by AA on February 16, 2022 at 2:34pm

This may have been avoided if she was more alert and aware of her surroundings. In these evil times you must be extra careful when leaving and coming back into your home. Evil people to do you harm are watching to see if you are paying attention to your surrounding and if not then they pounce on you. Its bad out here try and be safe as you possibly can, look around you as you walk, make sure you make sure to be aware who's around when entering your home, and make sure the door is clear and locked behind you. This may help save your life. I feel angered for the death of this attractive woman. 

Comment by Lizzette on February 16, 2022 at 2:14pm
HORRIBLE, JUST HORRIBLE, people please be aware of your surroundings, especially in the late/morning hours. Condolences to her family.
Comment by Willie Ward on February 16, 2022 at 1:54pm
Why is the suspect shouting out "I did not kill anybody"??

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