Aug 02, 2020
Man, 60, arrested after horrifically burned body of poker player Susie Zhao found in parking lot
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Susie Zhao, 33, who was known as Susie Q in the professional poker world, had swept up at least $222,671 in gambling winnings before her mysterious death.2 Pro poker player Susie 'Q' Zhao was killed and burned on July 13, police sayCredit: Facebook/Suzie Zhao
Police say she was killed and set on fire before her burned body was found in a parking lot in White Lake Township, Oakland County, Michigan on July 13.
The suspect was pulled over on a warrant on Friday morning by the White Lake Township police department, Detective Lt. Chris Hild told the Detroit Free Press.
Law enforcement said the suspect was a 60-year-old man from Pontiac, Michigan, but declined to provide his name.
No results in Oakland County Jail inmate records consistent with the details of the case could be found at this time.2 Susie Zhao, 33, raked in over $200,000 throughout her poker careerCredit: Facebook/Suzie Zhao
The Beijing-born, Michigan-raised poker player who lived between LA and Las Vegas was remembered by a colleague, Clayton Fletcher, as "a very strong player who also liked to have fun at the table." Her career high to date was a hot streak in 2012, in which she won $73,805 at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, according to the Hendon Mob poker database.
Zhao was described as a "free spirit" who "followed her dreams" and "absolutely brilliant" by her friend, Meredith Rogowski, at a police press conference broadcast by WXYZ Detroit.MOST READ IN NEWSTICKED OFFTikTok stars fume at Trump’s ban threat, but app says ‘we’re not going anywhere’DECKHAND DEADDeadliest Catch star dies aged 38 and will have ashes scattered in seaBreaking‘WE’RE NOT CLOSE’Second round of stimulus checks held up as there's no agreement on billHELPING HANDFamilies are being sent up to $420 per child to help buy food during pandemicWHITE SUPREMACISTS SNARED Couple give Nazi salute, yell ‘white lives matter’ & smash carUBER SHOOTERFort Hood sergeant was driving for Uber when he 'shot & killed BLM protester'
Zhao's death remains shrouded in mystery. The local police department, who are working on this investigation with the FBI, are not sure whether the killing is connected to her career.
"We have to determine whether this is a cover-up or this may be some sort of retaliatory incident because of her profession," Detective Lt. Hild told WXYZ in a press conference.
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Leah McSweeney talks ‘Housewives’ vogue and Married to the Mob
With regards to each swearing and elegance, Leah McSweeney’s a grasp.
The 37-year-old downtown vogue mogul has actually made her mark on Season 12 of “The Actual Housewives of New York,” typically clashing with Ramona Singer over what habits (and clothes) is “déclassé.” However in the case of avenue cred, there’s nobody who has greater than the Chelsea-born beginner.
McSweeney created Married to the Mob in 2004, and lately relaunched her label — even collaborating with Ida Klamborn on a model of the mesh bucket hat that raised eyebrows in Singer’s Hamptons dwelling. (The accent offered out in 10 minutes.)
Whereas there’s a restock — and a secret new colour — of the bucket hat coming this month, McSweeney can be wanting ahead to future alternatives to merge her “RHONY” life and her vogue line, although she’s nonetheless determining the way to organically merge the 2.Leah McSweeney wore this controversial sheer catsuit by Gabriela Ostolaza for her at-home “RHONY” confessionals. “I assumed it was fly,” she informed us. “This was my first look the place I used to be like ‘I’m simply going to have f—king enjoyable, ’trigger why not.’ Would possibly as nicely spice it up for the confessionals and go a bit additional.”Instagram
Whereas a few of her co-stars might snigger at her edgy seems to be by up-and-coming designers like Klamborn, Gabriela Ostolaza and Rxch, she says she’s loved speaking enterprise with Sonja Morgan, who launched her personal assortment at Century 21 this season.
With regards to rising her label as her star continues to rise, McSweeney additionally is aware of she will be able to rely on ex Rob Cristofaro, with whom she shares daughter Kier.
“Rob undoubtedly influenced me in some ways, not even simply to begin the model however particularly early on; these early graphics had been, like, me and him sitting at a pc collectively. That was a lot of our relationship,” she informed Web page Six Fashion.
“Possibly not a lot anymore, most likely as a result of we’re not collectively and I’ve so many extra tasks happening, however I do run the whole lot by Rob and he runs the whole lot by me.”
The star added, “I can’t even actually think about being in a relationship with a person that I can’t have that with … which is possibly why I’m single.”
Whereas McSweeney credit Cristofaro with serving to her launch her enterprise, she additionally gained hands-on expertise within the subject after attending the Trend Institute of Expertise for only one month.
“It wasn’t purported to be a part of my path,” she says of faculty. “How I bought into vogue was that I began aiding stylists, however then I rapidly discovered that that wasn’t for me both, as a result of I needed to take care of such monsters.”
After serving to with a venture involving Marcia Homosexual Harden in 2001 wherein the stylist “handled [McSweeney] like Cinderella,” she tried her hand at Mass Enchantment Journal and dealing with “Intercourse and the Metropolis” costumer Rebecca Weinberg earlier than beginning Married to the Mob.
Now, the fact star helps the following era of vogue creatives, having partnered with the Parsons Faculty of Design and Complicated Journal for a novel grasp class referred to as Streetwear Necessities.
Along with Yellowbrick Firm, they created a five-course program wherein McSweeney and different high-profile designers supply trade recommendation. McSweeney will finally select a winner from this system to mentor — and probably rating a collaboration with Married to the Mob.
First lesson: By no means put anybody else’s sensibility above your personal.