Hollywood “#richkid” Sam Haskell IV, 35, whose wife and in-laws are missing, has a woman’s headless torso found in a dumpster near his home last week. He will appear before a judge on Monday.
Over the weekend, Haskell spent the weekend in his cell with Los Angeles courthouse Posts on his bizarre TikTok account came under new scrutiny due to the Veterans Day shutdown, with commenters dissecting his ramblings about designer fashion, celebrities and Asian food.
Police arrested Haskell at a Canoga Park mall on Thursday, hours after police responded to a bank parking lot in Encino where a homeless man was found while sifting through trash. This grizzly bear.
Surveillance footage taken the previous afternoon showed a thin man driving a white SUV in broad daylight, struggling to throw things into a trash can in a crowded parking lot.
He posted a series of bizarre selfie videos under the pseudonyms Tragic Streetz and Samuel Basshinger on tiktok and upload well-produced short videos to Facebook.
In one, he sits in the driver’s seat of a cluttered SUV and says: “My resume reads unhappiness, bitterness, resentment and being very good at ordering off a menu.”
In another photo, he captured his reflection in a window, appearing to pose while music played.
“What the hell is this about Luca Magnotta?” one commenter wrote, referring to the notorious killer chronicled in the Netflix documentary Don’t Mess with Cats.
On Friday, a tipster told Fox Digital News that Haskell was spotted acting suspiciously in the parking lot and a passerby took a photo of the license plate and sent the number to police.
Police said they could not immediately identify the remains, but they believed they belonged to the suspect’s 37-year-old wife, Mei Haskell, who had been missing for several days. Her parents, Goashan Li, 72, and Yanxiang Wang, 64, live with her. The couple’s whereabouts are also unknown.
As the investigation continues, the Haskells’ three young children have been removed from Tarzana’s home – now a crime scene, authorities said.
After Haskell’s arrest, prosecutors had 48 hours to bring him before a judge. However, the Los Angeles courthouse celebrated Veterans Day on Friday, suspending its clocks throughout the three-day weekend.
Police visited Haskell’s home twice last week. The first time, a group of temporary workers told them they had been asked to remove suspicious bags that felt heavy and wet. However, the police who responded found no evidence at the scene and were forced to leave.
LAPD Detective Efren Gutierrez told producers they returned Thursday morning with a search warrant and found blood and other evidence inside.
Haskell’s famous father was a longtime A-list agent who represented stars like Dolly Parton and George Clooney before becoming an Emmy-winning producer. He was nominated for four Emmy Awards and won one for his work with Parton on “Christmas on the Square.”
He was also the long-time CEO of the Miss America Organization, but resigned amid scandal leaked emails Showing his disparagement of former winners.
A&E’s miniseries “Secrets of Miss America” chronicled the father’s decline in June, which included accusations of ruining the pageant winner’s career chances and romantic life.
Meanwhile, the younger Haskell once maintained an Instagram account where he frequently posted photos of himself hollywood lifestyle Under the hashtag #richkids.
The mother of the suspect Haskell is former beauty queen and actress Mary Donnelly Haskell, Miss Mississippi in 1977.
Haskell was scheduled to appear in court at 8:30 a.m. Monday.