On Tuesday, the police filed a complaint Brooklyn After sexually assaulting and murdering a woman in 2017, he cut off his prostitute boyfriend and confessed to keeping his severed head in his freezer.
In November 2019, Somori MusaPopularly known as “Sugar beer”Was acquitted Leondra Foster’s Even after the murder, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District has filed a new murder charge against him.
He has faced federal charges against eight women, including minors, since 2003, according to officials.
Moses was not convicted of killing Foster during his 2019 trial, which surprised onlookers, yet he was convicted of negligent murder and concealing a corpse.
Musa’s lawyer, Julie ClarkHe said throughout the trial that he could not have killed her because he was a businessman who did not want to lose money, although the defendant admitted that he had cut off her body.
Federal authorities on Tuesday formally charged Moses with manslaughter for allegedly killing Foster and cutting him to pieces with a knife and saw. Moses is said to have taken his torso and limbs to a Bronx landfill, but his skull, arms and legs, with a “Somori” tattoo, were discovered by police in a deep freezer in his apartment.
“The words do not adequately reflect the lack of a long list of activities that Moses has been accused of abusing and terrorizing women to traffic them for money.” The FBI Assistant Director in charge Michael Driscoll Said in a statement.
“He is accused of keeping his head in the fridge after killing a woman. Imagine for a second you were transposed into the karmic driven world of Earl. They will help us bring Moses to justice for his alleged crimes and protect him from harming other people. “
According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the 45-year-old Moses will promise marriage to his victims before he can force them to work as prostitutes.
According to the Fed, he severely beat, raped, tortured and intimidated his victims in Brooklyn. Queens Working as a prostitute for her.
“Sex trafficking is a modern form of slavery that uses violence and fear to force vulnerable people to work for the benefit of others, in which case the alleged brutal murder of a victim is the cause,” the U.S. Attorney said. Brain Peace Said in a statement.
“This office will continue to prioritize the investigation and trial of this heinous crime. I thank the victims for their courage in coming forward to report the crime and hope that this prosecution will help close them and Mrs. Foster’s family. “
The U.S. Attorney’s Office says this is the first trial under federal law to make sex trafficking killings illegal.
Moses allegedly used a teaser on a victim who refused to prostitute herself. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, he cut off a victim’s back and arms with a razor and then beat him with a belt before pouring lemon juice into his wounds.
He is also accused of firing on another victim and threatening to kill him and his child if he refuses to act.
According to the NYPD commissioner, Moses’ inferiority has “really faded.” Kitchant SewellWho assisted the FBI in this case.
“The NYPD is committed to fully protecting survivors of sexual trafficking and seeking to be fully accountable if it seeks to benefit from the abuse and exploitation of another human being,” Sewell said in a statement. “The level of inferiority shown in this case has really gone beyond pale.”
If convicted, Musa could face life in prison and the death penalty, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.