Seagate man charged with murder of Sheepshead Bay woman in horrific slashing

A 42-year-old Sheepshead Bay woman died on Nov. 7, nine days after a 40-year-old Seagate man allegedly slashed her throat at his home, police said.

The victim, Larsya Saad, was making tea at the Seagate home of her 38-year-old female friend, who had just recently ended her relationship with the suspect, when the man allegedly climbed into the apartment through a window and slit Saad’s throat just before midnight on Oct. 28, the New York Daily News reported. The man allegedly then raped his ex-girlfriend and stabbed her in the leg and throat while he held her hostage for nearly five hours as Saad lay dying, according to the Daily News.

Police responded to a 911 call from the Beach 45th Street home near Atlantic Avenue just before 5 am, they said, and emergency personnel immediately rushed both women to Coney Island Hospital, where Saad remained until she died nine days later. Baimov’s ex-girlfriend was treated and released.

The suspect was arrested at the scene on Oct. 29 and charged with assault, rape, burglary, and attempted murder. He has not been arraigned on murder charges following Saad’s death, according to the District Attorney’s office, but prosecutors expect to bring a charge of second-degree murder.

The killing and assault came as a rare occurrence in the quiet and close-knit gated community of Seagate. The investigation is ongoing, police said.

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