Fitness model admitted stabbing roommate for gesturing on him: cops
A ripped fitness model admitted to cops he attempted to murder his roommate – days after moving to New York City to dance at a gay strip club, according to recently released court documents.
“The guy tried to hit me, I said no to him, then he said he would shoot me, so I had to defend myself,” Geoffrey Tracy reportedly told police after stabbing Gregory Kanczes, 50, 16 times. .
âI had him a knife, he went to get the gun. I filmed myself on my iPhone saying I didn’t want to kill him. He had a gun. I had to kill him, âTracy confessed of the August 14 attack.
The 25-year-old personal trainer, from Gilroy, Calif., Also admitted he threw the knife in a dumpster, court documents show.
Kanczes, who was stabbed in the neck, chest and shoulder, survived the attack and was eventually released from Bellevue Hospital.
Tracy, dressed in a gray suit and tie, pleaded not guilty on arraignment Wednesday to one count each of attempted second degree murder and first degree assault. Prosecutors offered him 20 years in prison in exchange for his guilty plea.
The violent clash came days after Tracy arrived in the Big Apple to earn money at a strip club.
The venue owner saw Tracy’s muscular Instagram photos, bought her a plane ticket to New York and arranged for him to crash onto the carpet at Hell’s Kitchen in Kanczes, sources said.
The competitive bodybuilder was reportedly scared off by Kanczes’ advances, and then the older man prevented him from leaving the apartment and threatened him, Tracy told police.
Kanczes’ ex-boyfriend Norman La Chance previously told The Post that Tracy’s self-defense claims were laughable.
âHe’s so muscular and Greg isn’t,â said La Chance, who dated Kanczes for 12 years. âYou could have thrown it away and run out the door. You don’t stab anyone.
Tracy is free on a $ 500,000 bond.