The 18-year-old woman is charged with murdering a man whose body was wrapped in plastic on a McDonald’s roof in the Bronx
- Ayame Stamoulis, 18, was arrested on Thursday and charged with murder
- Her alleged victim Richard Hamlet was found Wednesday morning in plastic and a U-haul blanket on the roof of a McDonald’s in the Bronx
- Police are hunting two other male suspects in the horrific murder
- The group reportedly invaded Hamlet’s apartment in a robbery
- They tortured and killed Hamlet after finding him inside
- The killers reportedly forced him to drink a caustic liquid and choked him
- Hamlet’s body was then packed and thrown out the window
- The other suspects have not yet been named
The NYPD arrested a woman on Thursday after a man’s body was found in plastic on the roof of a McDonald’s in the South Bronx.
18-year-old Ayame Stamoulis from Brooklyn was charged with murder for the gruesome murder of Richard Hamlet earlier this week.
A maintenance worker discovered Hamlet’s body covered with a heavy U-haul blanket and put in a plastic bag early on Wednesday morning, but police believe he could have been on the roof for several days.
Officers are looking for two other male suspects believed to have been involved in the failed robbery and torture.
Richard Hamlet was found dead in a plastic bag and covered with a heavy U-Haul blanket on Wednesday morning. Ayame Stamoulis, 18, was arrested for his murder
Richard Hamlet’s body was found on the roof of a McDonald’s in South Bronx, NYC
When officers arrived at the fast food restaurant location at 279 East 149th Street at around 6:00 on Wednesday morning, they discovered the victim “unconscious and unresponsive.”
EMS responded to the scene in the Melrose district and declared the man dead on the spot.
Video footage of WABC showed that they rated the scene and removed evidence before gently taking the body down.
The remains were later identified as Hamlet, who now thinks the police have been the victim of a robbery that went wrong.
Police say Stamoulis and the two men broke into Hamlet’s first floor apartment on E 149th St. in Melrose in what appears to have been a robbery, according to ABC 7 NY.
However, the group still found Hamlet in his apartment and then hit him.
They then reportedly forced him to drink a caustic liquid and choked him.
Hamlet’s body was wrapped in the plastic and blanket and thrown out the window on the McDonald’s roof next door.
The other two suspects have not yet been named if the investigation is continued.
Stamoulis has been charged with murder, manslaughter and gang abuse, burglary and other crimes New York Daily News.
EMS declared the Hamlet dead on the spot. It is believed that he was tortured before his death
Researchers will be seen on Wednesday morning after the 6am discovery
The discovery came a day after the body of a tech millionaire was discovered, beheaded in his Manhattan apartment.
Fahim Saleh, 33, born in Saudi Arabia and whose family is from Bangladesh, was found dismembered. He grew up in New York and lived in Manhattan.
Authorities discovered an electric saw on site.
Saleh had a motorcycle company in Nigeria, but it was banned by the government.
His former personal assistant Tyrese Devon Haspil, 21, has since been arrested for his murder.
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