Late Thursday night, 44-year-old Muzzammil Hassan walked into an Orchard Park, New York police station and told officers his wife was dead.
Hours later, Hassan was charged with second degree murder, after officers discovered the body of his estranged wife, 37-year-old Aasiya Zubair Hassan, decapitated at the offices of Bridges TV, a Muslim cable station Mr. Hassan founded and operated.
"There has been some history," Orchard Park Police Chief Andrew Benz told WIVB News 4 New York. "I believe Mrs. Hassan, the victim, had recently filed for divorce and had served the papers on Mr. Hassan."
The Buffalo News reported Mrs. Hassan had a restraining order against her husband.
"Police say Zubair and her husband were parents to four children," the station reported. "The marital issues came to light recently with police going to the couple's Big Tree Road in Orchard Park last Friday. A
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