Chilling video shows alleged killer Samuel Haskell Jr. he enlisted several men to remove heavy bags from his home – bags that workers say contain body parts, and which police suspect are the remains of Haskell’s missing wife and family.
TMZ has obtained this surveillance video recorded outside Haskell’s home in Tarzana, CA on Tuesday, November 7. The ominous scene begins at 3:54 p.m., when a man in a white shirt — whom witnesses identified as Haskell — waves down a blue moving truck and stops in front of his house.
Three minutes later, two men are seen carrying what appears to be a large, black garbage bag across the driveway and leaving it on the sidewalk. Then, at 3:58 p.m., we see two other men loading a second garbage bag into the back of a white truck – and then they do the same with the first bag.
Haskell walks away from the group, backing into his driveway, and two of the men get into the blue truck… while the white truck with the bags drives away.
Haskell, the son of the former Hollywood super agent, Sam Haskell Sr. — wait 7 minutes and drive away in his white Tesla at 4:08 PM, heading in the opposite direction of the truck.
The workers told the story NBC4 in LA they only got one block away before they decided something was wrong. They say Haskell hired them to move three bags that he said were filled with rocks, but the men found them soft and soggy. So they stopped to look inside and discovered human body parts in one bag… including a belly button.
That’s where the surveillance video starts… at 4:15 PM the white truck is back in front of Haskell’s house as the men say they returned Haskell’s bags and money.
Haskell can be seen meeting them in the driveway…hands are extended and it appears as if money is being exchanged. The workers say they left all three bags with Haskell, and the truck drives away at 4:17 p.m.
Finally, at 4:22 PM… Haskell drives away again in his Tesla, but what he didn’t know is that the workers went straight to the police to report what they had seen.
As we reported, Haskell was arrested on the evening of Wednesday, November 8 … after a homeless man discovered a dismembered body earlier that day, stuffed in a bag and left in a dumpster. The dumpster is located just over 6 miles from Haskell’s home.
Additionally, TMZ has learned that after hearing what the workers reported, police went to the neighborhood Tuesday night to interview some of Haskell’s neighbors and asked if they had seen trash bags in his driveway.
Haskell’s wife, May Haskelland her parents are both missing… and while police have not yet identified the remains, the operating theory is that they are the remains of Mei and/or her parents.
Police say they found blood in Haskell’s home and evidence suggesting a murder occurred there.
Haskell Jr.’s father was once one of Hollywood’s biggest power players, he had a celebrity reputation George Clooney, Dolly Parton, Ray Romano, Kirstie Alley And Tony Danza. He is now president of Magnolia Hill Productions, which has produced several Dolly Christmas specials and TV movies.
It’s unclear if police have seen the surveillance video yet, but it will obviously be an important piece of evidence.
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