Man questioned in connection to homicide of sweet sixteen Burger King employee


A 25-year-old man is being questioned in connection to the cold-blooded slaying of a younger girl working at an East Harlem Burger King, cops mentioned early Friday.

Police confirmed that the person — whose precise connection to the case will not be instantly recognized — was being interviewed on the twenty fifth Precinct Friday morning, days after 19-year-old Kristal Bayron-Nieves was shot lifeless on the fast-food joint at East 116th Street and Lexington Avenue.

Krystal BayronKristal Bayron-Nievex was shot lifeless at simply 19 years previous.G.N.Miller/NYPost

The incident unfolded round 1 a.m. Sunday, when an armed robber walked in and pistol-whipped a male buyer earlier than punching a feminine supervisor within the face, cops mentioned.

Bayron-Nieves gave the robber money from the drawer, an eyewitness mentioned, in response to her mom. The thief then turned to go away however whipped round once more and shot Bayron-Nieves within the torso, the witness mentioned.

The killer acquired away with simply $100, the sufferer’s household mentioned.

burger king murderThe robber rotated and shot Kristal Bayron-Nieves even after she gave him cash.DCPI

The teenager was taken to Metropolitan Hospital, the place she was pronounced lifeless a short while later, cops mentioned.

The NYPD introduced earlier this week that it’s providing a $10,000 reward for any data that results in the arrest and indictment of Bayron-Nieves’ killer.

Billionaire grocery store mogul John Catsimatidis is providing his personal reward of $10,000.

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