Accused Kensington Landlord Killer Caught at JFK, Police Say

By Ben Fractenberg on January 8, 2014 3:17pm 

 Mohammed Siddiquee was charged with murdering his landlord Mahuddin Mahmud inside his Kensington, Brooklyn building on Jan. 7, 2014.
Mohammed Siddiquee was charged with murdering his landlord Mahuddin Mahmud inside his Kensington, Brooklyn building on Jan. 7, 2014.
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BROOKLYN — A Brooklyn man accused of murdering his landlord in the basement of his Kensington building was nabbed at JFK airport Wednesday after buying a ticket to Bangladesh, according to police sources.

Mohammed Siddiquee, 27, slashed the throat of building owner Mahuddin Mahmud, 57, inside 546 McDonald Ave. early Tuesday morning, police said.

He suffered "deep lacerations to his throat" at the hand of his tenant and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to authorities..

The landlord also owned a business on the first floor of the building, according to the NYPD.

There was no initial information on a possible motive.

Siddiquee was charged with second-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon.

He is expected to be arraigned in Brooklyn Criminal Court later Wednesday.
 

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