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Founder of Islamic TV station aimed at countering Muslim stereotypes confesses to beheading his wife

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The founder of an Islamic television station in upstate New York aimed at countering Muslim stereotypes has confessed to beheading his wife, authorities said. Muzzammil Hassan was charged with second-degree murder after police found the decapitated body of his wife, Aasiya Hassan, at the Bridges TV station in the Buffalo suburb of Orchard Park, said Andrew Benz, Orchard Park’s police chief. Aasiya Hassan  filed for divorce January 6, and police had responded to several domestic violence calls at the couple’s home, Benz said.

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