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NYPD finds Tyvek swimsuit linked to ‘Hazmat killer’ needed in deadly bodega theft

NYPD finds Tyvek swimsuit linked to ‘Hazmat killer’ needed in deadly bodega theft


NYPD detectives imagine they’re closing in on the “Hazmat killer” after discovering the Tyvek swimsuit the suspect was carrying when he gunned down a bodega clerk on Manhattan’s Upper East Side final week, police officers stated Wednesday.

Police discovered surveillance footage monitoring the gunman clad in white coveralls fleeing Daona Gourmet Deli at East 81st Street and Third Avenue on Friday and heading right into a Bronx public housing advanced, Chief of Detectives James Essig stated.

“He’s seen entering into there – the rear of it – on his automobile on that scooter,” Essig stated. “And after we went close to the again, we discovered that Tyvek swimsuit. So that’s actively being processed by crime scene (investigators).” 

Cops discovered the swimsuit on Tuesday evening behind a constructing at close to East 158th Street and Park Avenue in The Bronx. They are nonetheless trying to get a facial recognition match off the video, Essig stated.

“We’re nonetheless monitoring the video,” he stated. “Hopefully, we’ll have some great things shortly however the investigation continues.

The gunman is being known as the “Hazmat killer.”
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A man dressed in hazmat clothing robbed

Cops discovered the swimsuit on Tuesday evening behind a constructing.
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A man dressed in hazmat clothing robbed
Police discovered surveillance footage monitoring the gunman leaving Daona Gourmet Deli.
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NYPD Chief of Detectives James Essig
NYPD Chief of Detectives James Essig speaks at a press convention relating to the theft of Diamond Direct.
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The retailer employee was shot within the head by the “Hazmat killer.”
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The suspect is needed for three gunpoint robberies prior to now 10 days, too — all of which he wore his unusual get-up for, cops stated.

The slaying at Doana Gourmet Deli might have been a theft gone dangerous, in response to Chief Joseph Kenny.

“In this case, as of proper now, it seems that he took a tray stuffed with lighters. No cash was taken out of the register. No cigarettes have been eliminated,” the assistant chief stated.

The NYPD is offering $10,000 for a tip that helps result in the arrest of the gunman, police introduced.

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