A 62-year-old man, Raymond Jackson was arrested in Houston, TX, Friday and c harged with the murder of 58-year-old Enayatolah Khorsand Jackson allegedly decapitated the Houston auto-parts shop owner after beating the victim to death in his own shop.
The horrific crime was reported to homicide police shortly before 9pm on Thursday. Witnesses said Khorsand’s decapitated body was found lying on the floor of his shop in southern Houston. Investigators determined that Jackson who was caught on camera perpetrating the heinous act was a regular visitor to the shop. Houston Police said footage shows Jackon beating and killing the 58-year-old.
‘He’s caught on camera decapitating and beating this man to his death,’ one of the investigating officers said.
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Early reports described the suspect as a black male in his 60’s, with a short afro, grey beard and wearing long sleeve brown T-shirt, with a cut or wound on left upper arm
Friends of Khorsand – also known as Andy Kord – said the shop owner had been helping Jackson, who was homeless, for years. Four years ago Enayatolah Khorsand , an Iranian immigrant who owned an auto shop befriended a homelessRaymond Jackson, and gave him odd jobs around the Southeast Houston parts store. Ever Boots “Tank” Men’s Soft Toe Oil Full Grain Leather Insulated Work Boots Construction Rubber Sole (9.5 D(M), Darkbrown)
Thursday night a man flagged down a Houston police patrol car to report the discovery of a decapitated body inside the auto parts shop. The man identified the body that of his friend, the owner of the business. Officers confirmed the gruesome sight when they entered the store.
Police say the man who alerted them was a friend of the victim and often visited him at the shop, noting that the victim was well-liked in the community and not involved in anything suspicious.
A surveillance camera recorded images of the possible assailant during the incident. Police later identified Jackson as the suspect in the case.
On Friday, 62-year-old Jackson was arrested in connection with Thursday’s slaying of the good samaritan shop owner, Enayatolah Khorsand, 58.
15-year-old Ian Aria, said his friend Khorsand fed Jackson(pictured) and “gave him something to do. He took care of him, so I don’t know why he (Jackson) would do something like this.”
Security footage from inside the shop shows Raymond Jackson (pictured) in the process of commiting the crime
The horrific crime was reported to homicide police shortly before 9pm on Thursday
‘He was homeless and Andy decided to feed him, help him, and give him a job, give him food, give him whatever he was able to do,’ family friend Connie Castillo said.
‘That was him. That was Andy. He always tried to help others.
‘He was always there for me. He was my best friend.’
Police do not yet have a motive for the killing.
Officers standing in front of a sign that says there is a recording device in the store, which they believe filmed the graphic killing
Shop owner Khorsand, say friends, had been helping Jackson, who was homeless, for over 4 years by giving him a job and food
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