A person who went lacking 10 days in the past is feared lifeless and his remaining message has been revealed.
“Please assist me Mother,” Michael Stewart, 40, despatched to his mom about 10 days in the past, when he was final seen alive in a case that authorities are treating as a suspected murder.
Stewart has been lacking since December 20. His household grew to become apprehensive when he did not for Christmas to see his two youngsters – a four-year-old daughter and a son, 11.
Stewart was final seen leaving O’Neill’s Irish Pub on Forest Avenue in Staten Island. Surveillance footage confirmed that after he left the bar he bought into an argument with two males outdoors a close-by barber store.
At round 1.55am on December 21, he despatched the textual content message to his mom calling for assist.
His aunt, Roxanne, informed the Publish:
Detectives are telling us he was harm.
His aunt added:
He loves his daughter.
She’s been crying each night time for him. She’s beginning to see that one thing’s incorrect.
A person and a girl are in police custody
The aunt stated:
Me and his mom each really feel he has been murdered.
Jaclyn Tantao, a childhood buddy of Stewart’s, stated it was uncommon for Stewart to overlook Christmas along with his youngsters.
There’s no manner he would miss Christmas along with his daughter.
He loves his daughter. They do every little thing collectively.
For him to not present up for Christmas or Christmas Eve was fully extraordinary.
A hairstylist who was there that day informed the Day by day Information that Stewart left the barber store alone after he tried to intimidate one other buyer.
The hairstylist stated:
Anyone got here in after him and [Stewart] was like, “Hey, how are you? What’s your identify?”
The man was like, “I am right here to get a haircut.”
He was like, “The place are you from?”
And the man was like, “I am from Staten Island”.’
The hairstylist then stated he requested Stewart to depart.
I went over there and was like, “Yo, why are you asking them these questions, you understand, depart.”
However that was it.