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MoMA stabbing suspect sent ex-colleague dead rat: source

The madman caught on video stabbing two individuals on the Museum of Trendy Artwork final Saturday as soon as mailed a useless rat to a boss after being fired as an usher at a Broadway theater, a former co-worker instructed The Submit.

Gary Cabana, 60, is accused of slashing two MoMA staff after they instructed him his membership had been revoked.

Cabana was canned from his full-time gig on the Nederland Theater on forty first Avenue — famed for debuting “Hire” — in January. Afterward, on Jan. 2, the twisted tradition buff was allegedly bounced from the theater, then punched his ex-manager within the face, cops stated.

“He was very upset with them and he was just about banned from coming again into the theater, and I believe that’s what sort of made him snap,” stated Cabana’s ex-colleague, who requested anonymity out of concern.

“After he was let go, he was upset with someone on the workplace of the Nederlander, so he despatched them a useless rat in a shoebox. … That was out of character, or so we thought.”

Cabana was arrested in Philadelphia and in addition charged with arson after allegedly setting his resort room on fireplace whereas on the run.
Philadelphia Police Division through AP

The topic of his alleged rodent wrath was labor relations govt Anthony LaTorella. The Submit seen a photograph of a big useless rat inside inside a shoebox with the message, “LaTorella is a RAT,” scrawled on the lid. A rep for the NYPD confirmed a report of a useless rat in a field left exterior the Nederlander on Jan. 4 at 3:30 a.m.

It isn’t clear why the theater fired Cabana. LaTorella and The Nederlander didn’t return messages searching for remark.

Gary Cabana
Cabana’s acts have been caught on video.
DCPI

Cabana apparently suffers from psychological sickness, writing on Facebook after the alleged stabbings: “Bipolar is a tricky highway [sic] to hoe.”

He was collared in Philadelphia on Tuesday, and charged with arson after allegedly setting his resort room on fireplace whereas on the lam. New York cops plan to hunt his extradition.

Cabana’s ex-coworker described him as “very nice” and an individual who stored to himself.

“That’s why after I heard the information my jaw hit the ground,” she stated. “He was all the time slightly bit eccentric, however not this stage.”

The COVID-19 pandemic additionally apparently crammed Cabana with fury, particularly towards anti-maskers.

MOMA stabbing victim
One in every of Cabana’s victims receives medical consideration after being slashed.
William Miller

“THEY R THE ENEMY IN OUR MIDST. Root them out. Lock them UP. Segregate them,” he ranted on Fb.

Cabana referred to as for individuals to “take arms” towards Republicans sick with COVID-19.

“Strike now whereas the Repubs R SICK and weak from Covid-19 (AND STILL SPREADING THE VIRUS). We have to DOUBLE-CAP these VIRUS-ZOMBIES,” he wrote.

MOMA Gary Cabana
Cabana apparently suffers from psychological sickness, and referenced being bipolar on Fb.
William Miller

He additionally fantasized about Donald Trump.

“GO TO MAR-A-LAGO AND CUT THE HEAD OFF THE SNAKE,” he wrote. “U r on the incorrect facet of historical past & u let a silly grasping outdated man take cost of the nation for 4 yrs. Take his life or take your personal. The [world] is transferring ahead with out u!”

MOMA stabber
Cabana was canned from his full-time gig on the Nederland Theater on forty first Avenue in January.

It isn’t clear why Cabana’s posts weren’t moderated underneath Fb’s content material insurance policies. A rep for Fb stated his account had been shut down since.

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