NYPD: Arrest Made In Harlem Suitcase Murder

NEW YORK (CBS 2) — The NYPD announced late Monday night it had arrested a man for the murder of a woman whose body was found in a suitcase.

Investigators said a surveillance video captures the suspect, 55-year-old Hassan Malik, wheeling the suitcase in East Harlem, near the famed eatery Rao’s.

The suitcase was found dumped, on East 114th Street last week. Inside was the body of 28-year-old Betty Williams. She had been strangled.

Police said Williams had a history of drug arrests and suspect she was killed because of a drug deal that went wrong.

Earlier Monday, CBS 2’s Pablo Guzman had reported the NYPD had picked up a “person of interest” in the murder of Williams and were questioning him.

Guzman also reported the police later released a second video, but sources said the man in that video is not the man who has since been charged.

  • Morris Wise

    “According to the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics, as of the end of 2009 a total of 7,225,800 people were either on probation, in prison or on parole in America.”
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    Ninety percent of the 7,225,800 were unwanted children whose mothers should have been given the opportunity to abort their fetus. Thanks to the HOLY ROLLERS, the fetus was allowed to develop into a burden to taxpayers and a number in police files.

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  • Treat him as such...

    “Sick, son-of-a you-know what !
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  • Michael Doctor

    Unemployment Extension 2010 Opinion

    To whom it may concern,
    Hello; we know that the tax bill was signed, but it does nothing for those such as myself (99ers) or tier 5. The people are not being heard, so many of us are facing eviction, foreclosures, and hunger due to the fact that we cannot find work. There is a bill that’s trying to be passed called;

    The Americans Want to Work Act (S.3706)
    United States Senator
    Debbie Stabenow (Michigan)

    Please help all the hard working Americans who really want to work, my benefits finished in October 2010 and I still have not found any work. I took a seasonal job from UPS for $8.50 an hour, but they where only giving me 4 to 10 hours a week; which does nothing to pay bills. My last job I worked at when laid off in October 2008, I was making $43000.00 a year. So many of us are willing to accept any type of job. I went for a job Tuesday, December 21, for a warehouse position it was at least 200 people there filling out application, and this is how it is every time I go to apply for a position. Just because we are no longer receiving unemployment it’s as if America is back at work. Truth is there are still millions of us out here still suffering. HELP PLEASE.

    My family and I are facing EVICTION this holiday season due to not receiving any monies since October, 2010. There are so many of us Americans that are still out of work and can’t find employment. Can you please make sure this letter gets to the proper people (For the people) Thank you.

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