Assamad Nash, 25, Arrested For The Murder Of Christina Yuna Lee, 35

Published on February 14, 2022, 11:21 am
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On Sunday, February 13, 2022, at approximately 0423 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a dispute at 111 Chrystie Street, within the confines of the 5th Precinct in Manhattan.

Upon arrival, police encountered a barricaded individual and were unable to gain immediate access inside of the apartment.

Emergency Service Unit personnel responded and were able to gain entry.

When officers entered the apartment, they observed a 35-year-old female, Asian, in the bathroom with trauma about the body.

EMS responded to the location and pronounced the female deceased on the scene.

An unidentified adult male was taken into custody with charges pending.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.


Christina Yuna Lee
111 Chrystie Street
Manhattan, NY 10002

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation the following 25-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged:

Assamad Nash
address withheld
Manhattan, NY 10003


  • murder;
  • burglary.

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.