Bodega worker stabbed to death in Manhattan was months away from becoming a dad

INWOOD, Manhattan — A 28-year-old bodega worker stabbed to death in Inwood on Wednesday night was just months away from becoming a father.

Mohamed Nasser Awawdah, 28, was killed outside an Inwood bodega on Wednesday night.

Mohamed Nasser Awawdah was stabbed in the chest when he confronted a group of men loitering outside the bodega where he worked, police sources said. Awawdah worked long hours at Dyckman Kwik Stop to support his family.

Fernando Mateo, of United Bodegas of America, went to Awawdah’s home in New Rochelle to meet with the victim’s family.

“The family is inconsolable,” he said.

Awawdah’s wife is seven months pregnant.

People who knew the victim describe him as a hardworking man.

“I hope whoever did this knows that this doesn’t make you a tough guy, [it] makes you a punk,” Carlos Rodriquez said. “[A] tough guy is someone like that [who] works 12-20 hours a day to support…

Original published: 2019-06-20 21:18:02 Read the full New York City News here


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