A YouTube web series star has been stabbed to death in his Bronx apartment.
Father-of-two Tyrone Fleming, 40, who starred as Tye Banga in crime drama web series 848, was found in a pool of blood Wednesday at 5:30pm.
Alarm was raised when Fleming, a Con Ed employee, didn’t show up for work Wednesday.
When his fiancée Tamika arrived to his Morris Heights apartment, she found his body blocking the front door, police say.
YouTube web series actor Tyrone Fleming, 40, (above) was stabbed to death Wednesday
He starred as Tye Banga in the YouTube show 848, which follows the story of drug kingpins in the Bronx
Fleming, who also worked at Con Ed, was found slumped in a pool of blood in his apartment after he failed to show up for work, pictured right with 848 co-actors
Cops found him with wounds in the lower back. His sister reveals he was stabbed three times.
‘He was stabbed three times in his back and one hit his artery. He bled out. We have no idea who might have wanted to do this. No idea,’ 32-year-old Tiffany Tucker said to the New York Daily News.
Heartbroken family and friends gathered to the apartment on Wednesday evening for a candlelight vigil, where he was described as a ‘good guy’.
He is survived by his fiancée and two children aged 10 and 16.
‘He was hardworking and a good man. He loved his kids and his family,’ Tucker said on her brother.
He was stabbed three times in the back and once in his artery, police have not made any arrest in his death and are investigating the incident
His body was found blocking the door to his Morris Heights apartment, pictured above
Police say they have surveillance footage of someone dressed in black entering and leaving the apartment shortly before his death, who could be a potential suspect
Wednesday evening family and friends gathered for a candlelight vigil outside the apartment
‘He was an amazing man. He was a hardworking man who didn’t have problems with anybody. This is a tragedy,’ his fiancée Tamika said.
Police say they have surveillance video of someone dressed in all black entering and leaving the building as a potential suspect.
Locals say that Fleming was well known in the neighborhood, according to ABC6.
The show 848, which follows the story of drug kingpins, is also shot in the neighborhood.
The show has nearly 20,000 subscribers and episodes rack up more than 100,000 views. The show, which started three years ago, was due to air the first episode of its third season Wednesday.
No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.