Man Arrested in Stabbing Death of Manhattan Shelter Worker

The victim worked at a facility to shelter people living with HIV

Monday, Jul 23, 2012  |  Updated 10:59 AM EDT
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Arrest Made in Manhattan Stabbing Death

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A resident of an Upper West Side shelter was arrested Saturday in the stabbing death of the facility's manager, police said.

Bernardo Paulo, 34, is accused of stabbing John Baisley, 56, multiple times at the Camden Residence Hotel on West 95th Street Friday afternoon, police said.
 
The facility provides emergency shelter to people living with HIV.
 
The New York Post reported that Baisley was the front-desk manager of the facility, where Paulino was a resident. Sources told the Post Paulino became angry after Baisley tried to evict him from his room, chasing the victim out with a hammer.
 
He later got a knife and stabbed him, the source told the paper.
 
Baisley was pronounced dead at St. Luke's Hospital.
 

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