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01-29-2016, 08:14 AM

Former teacher, 62, stabbed to death and 'almost beheaded' by 21-year-old roommate in New York City homeless shelter

Deven Black, 62, was lying in bed in Harlem shelter on Wednesday night
The former teacher was dead found the next morning almost beheaded
Police suspect his roommate Anthony White, 21, killed him

Updated: 03:21 EST, 29 January 2016

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Killed: Deven Black, 62, (left) was lying in bed at 11.50pm on Wednesday when his roommate Anthony White, 21, (right) allegedly slashed his throat and nearly severed his head

Black's body was found in Boulevard, a private shelter (pictured) in East Harlem, on Thursday morning

01-29-2016, 08:18 AM

Man Stabbed To Death At East Harlem Homeless Shelter; Worries Mount About Security
January 28, 2016 5:32 PM


The shelter for men where the stabbing happened has a walk-through body metal detector, and security staffers also have hand scanners.

But White was allegedly sneaked a knife into the shelter and used it to kill his roommate, cutting so deep –police sources said – that the older man was nearly decapitated.

03-17-2016, 01:53 PM

Decomposed body found in Hudson River may be suspect in near decapitation of homeless man at East Harlem shelter
Thursday, March 17, 2016, 2:14 PM

A deceased man found floating :pin the Hudson River may be the 21-year-old murder suspect in the near decapitation of an ex-city teacher in an East Harlem homeless shelter nearly two months ago, police sources said Thursday.

The badly decomposed body was found floating near 145th St. in Harlem about 11 a.m. Wednesday, officials said.

When police brought the remains to shore, they found a benefit card belonging to Anthony White, who has been sought for stabbing 62-year-old Deven Black to death on Jan. 27 inside the Boulevard Homeless Shelter on Lexington Ave., the sources said.