A Jewish man was found dead with zip-ties around his neck inside his TriBeCa jewelry store, NYPD sources said Thursday.
The grisly discovery was made around 6 p.m. Wednesday at the family-owned World of Gold N Diamond, on the corner of Church and Duane streets, police said.
Sources told TOT that the victim had not been heard from in two days and reached out to the police as well as Jewish community activists to try and locate him.
Police went to the cash-for-gold shop using a key that his brother.
Upon arrival, officers found 43-year-old Omid Gholian HY”D inside the facility bathroom with two zip-ties around his neck.
While the cause has yet to be determined by the medical examiner, investigators believe the death was not natural.
Sources told TOT that an employee of his has not been heard from in a few days and police are trying to locate him.
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