Othniel Askew



Age: 31


Summary: aspiring politician who had filed papers to run against New York City councilman James Davis in the upcoming Democratic primary and had recently told the FBI that Davis had offered him $45,000 to drop out of the race and threatened to expose him as gay if he ran (none of these claims has been corroborated), but on the surface appeared to be a protégé of Davis.



Cause of Death: Killed in a police shootout


Born: 1972


Died: July 23, 2003


Location: New York City, New York