Mob tries to attack man who ‘threw my daughter in a garbage bag,' left body on NYC sidewalk

Police received reports of a suspicious package with a foul smell outside a building in Kips Bay and made the grisly discovery around 5 p.m. Friday

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A man who had to be escorted from the Manhattan scene where a mob tried to attack him as NYPD officers cuffed him in connection with a murder investigation is charged with concealment of a human corpse, authorities said Tuesday.

Though he's not charged with murder in this case at this time, 55-year-old Chad Irish does have a history of an arrest on a murder charge -- in 1994, when he allegedly blew up a house as his uncle walked inside, investigators said.

Irish also faces menacing and criminal weapons possession charges in another case, the NYPD said. He was recently paroled in 2022 after a conviction on robbery charges.

It wasn't clear if prosecutors planned to seek upgraded charges against him in the death of 31-year-old Yazmeen Williams, whose body was found in a sleeping bag, which was also bagged, thrown out with other trash for garbage pickup on an East 27th Street sidewalk in Kips Bay Friday. Cops say Williams had been shot in the head.

They ruled her death a homicide. It's not clear how long her body was in the sleeping bag before the grisly discovery.

Video and photos shared on social media show what appears to be a full-sized body covered in a dark sleeping bag that was further wrapped in black trash bags. Sources told NBC New York that surveillance video appeared to show a person in an electric wheelchair pulling the sleeping bag in tow.

Crowds tried to attack Irish as he was being arrested in connection with Williams' death. Officers and ambulance staff held the mob of dozens back while punches were thrown, as others were seen spitting on him. Tensions were high until the man was put into an ambulance and taken to a nearby hospital.

"How inhumane — you're dragging down the block somebody's daughter," New York City Mayor Eric Adams said at a press conference Tuesday. "He should be lucky that the police got him before that. Be lucky that the police got him before that community."

The victim's mother, Nicole Williams, was there when he was led away.

"He’s disgusting…he looks like scum," said Williams. "They were angry. He...threw my daughter in a garbage bag."

Attorney information for the man wasn't immediately available Tuesday.

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