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Suspect in murder of Christina Lee says too little evidence for his conviction: ‘I’m not on camera touching her’

Christina Yuna Lee
  • In an interview from Rikers Island, the 25-year-old suspect charged with the murder of Christina Yuna Lee, 35, said he cannot be jailed because there is no video of him killing Lee.
  • On Feb. 13, Lee was followed home by Assamad Nash and stabbed to death over 40 times in her Chinatown apartment.
  • Nash was previously caught on surveillance video following Lee into her building and was found hiding under a bed at the murder scene.
  • “They only got me on camera going into the building, that’s it,” he said, according to the New York Post. “They ain’t got no camera showing me killing that lady.”
  • Nash claimed that Lee had invited him over for a drink, but he was “too high” to remember anything about her death.
  • Nash also claimed to have “mental problems” but did not identify any specific diagnosis. He said he was “trying to get into a mental health program at the hospital” to escape the charges against him.

The suspect charged with the murder of Christina Yuna Lee does not believe the evidence against him is enough to put him away.

Assamad Nash, the 25-year-old homeless suspect caught on surveillance camera following Lee into her building and found hiding under a bed at the murder scene, believes he cannot be jailed because there is no video of him killing Lee.