Bodybuilder, 25, accused of trying to kill gay roommate by stabbing him 16 times

Mail Online | 9/19/2018 | Jennifer Smith For Dailymail.com
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A bodybuilder accused of trying to murder his 50-year-old roommate by stabbing him in the neck and head dozens of times after he 'made a move on him' appeared in court on Wednesday to deny the charges.

Geoffrey Tracy, 25, attacked 50-year-old Gregory Kanczes in August in the apartment they were sharing in Manhattan's ****'s Kitchen.

Tracy - Police - Man - Days

Tracy told police that he stabbed the older man in self-defense because he had been coming on to him for days beforehand when he appeared.

He had moved to New York from California with the intention of working at a gay club as a stripper. The owner of the club spotted him on Instagram and lured him to the East Coast, promising cash.

Kanczes - Apartment - Drifters - Money

He ended up in Kanczes' apartment which he had been letting out to drifters to raise extra money.

On August 14, Tracy claimed Kanczes made yet another sexual advance on him after days of 'stroking his legs' and 'molesting him' while he slept.

Tracy - Knife - Man - Building - Weapon

At around 4.50am, Tracy used a kitchen knife to mercilessly stab the older man, then fled the building, dumping the weapon en route.

Kanzces was later taken to the hospital in a critical condition. It remains unclear if he has yet been discharged.

Afterwards - Police - Encounter - IPhone

He was arrested afterwards and told police that he was trying to defend himself and had recorded the entire encounter on his iPhone.

'I'm so glad I filmed it. In case I had to stab him, I filmed it,' he said, according to The New York Daily...
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