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Slasher Cut 2nd Man’s Throat—Cops Call It Random, Kept Releasing Him

Khalief Young entered a deli and slashed a man across the neck. A few months later, he cut the throat of another man walking with his girlfriend. Despite his extensive criminal history and penchant for neck-slicing, police kept releasing him and called the attacks “random.”

Twenty-seven-year-old French tourist Gabriel Bascou was enjoying his first trip to Harlem to visit his girlfriend, 23-year-old Manon Duma, who had moved to the U.S. to work as an au pair. Unfortunately, the first day of his excursion to the Big Apple would nearly be the death of him when he ran into 28-year-old Khalief Young. Read the full story here ▶