New York club promoter who was ‘party life’ fatally stabbed with sword, Greek American boyfriend suspected – Greek City Times
Peter Ikonomou, 37, has been charged with second degree murder and fourth degree criminal possession of a weapon in connection with the death of Mindy Singer, 35, at his girlfriend’s home in her Queens apartment.
The singer, a well-known club promoter, was hit in the head with a blunt instrument and stabbed several times around the neck and torso.
She was also stabbed in the buttocks with a 46-inch sword and in the chest with a screwdriver, according to the prosecution document.
Police said they were called to Ikonomou’s apartment in Briarwood on Route 85 at 1:40 p.m. on December 7 for an ongoing robbery. While there, officers found Singer dead with multiple stab wounds to the body.
Police sources revealed that Ikonomou called police to the scene after his mother and a friend stopped to monitor him and claimed that “fake cops and locksmiths” were trying to break into his apartment.
the Daily News, citing police sources, reports that Ikonomou told police Singer was “in the closet.”
A neighbor told the outlet that Ikonomou had a fight with officers trying to put him in a police car and smashed the window of a police car.
âHe was handcuffed in the back of the car, shirtless, just, like, shorts and no shoes andâ¦ bang, bang, bang on the window,â a local resident said, according to the Daily News. âHe kept kicking and kicking and kicking until he opened that window. He said he was having a heart attack.
A GoFundMe A page has been set up to help pay for Singer’s funeral expenses.
âMindy was an amazing woman who lived intensely and loved her friends very much,â says the page. âShe was a true inspiration in her joie de vivre and lived every moment to the full. Her friends and family knew her love and she was devoted to them. She was the life of the feast of life. You couldn’t miss it.