Con Ed Hits "Son Of Sal" Murder Victim's Family With $734 Bill
Had Mohammed Gebeli not been viciously murdered -- allegedly by New York's latest serial killer, Sal Perrone -- he probably would have continued to pay the electric bill at the Brooklyn store he owns, which just so happens to be the scene of his grisly murder. But Gebeli was murdered -- and now Con Ed wants his family to pay up.
In a letter dated November 6, four months after Perrone allegedly murdered Gebeli, Con Ed alerts the shopkeeper's family that they're on the hook for a $734 electric bill for the 77 days his Valentino Fashions clothing store was an active crime scene.
"Since we were unable to gain access to the meter, we are starting legal action for the removal of our equipment," the letter states. "If it is necessary to obtain a court order for a city marshal to repossess our meter, there will be a fee of $45."
Con Ed also warns the family of a $115 collection fee, a $130 meter removal charge, and a $26 reconnection fee if they want to have service restored.
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"How is this fair? It's like a slap in the face," Gebeli's son told the Daily News yesterday.
We left a message with Con Ed hoping to get an explanation. We're yet to hear back.
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