The body of 43-year-old Altaf Malik, of Richmond, Texas, was found in a dumpster in Houston. Mr. Malik had been missing for days after leaving to sell his car on craigslist. Authorities say that he had sustained repeated stab wounds. A GoFundMe has been set up to help assist with his family. Mr. Malik left behind four children. So far, no suspect has been apprehended.
Anyone with information should call Houston Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS, HPD homicide division at 713-308-3600 or Fort Bend County at 281-342-TIPS.
According to the Craigslist Killings – Craigslist Safety Blog, this would be the 122nd murder contributed to craigslist.
Craigslist is no longer the friendly neighborhood classifieds is was back in the late 90s. Now that it’s a website with a global reach, it’s been a haven for killers and other violent criminals.