Inside Samuel Haskell Jr's alias 'Samuel Bassinger' - a director who worked ... trends now
Murder suspect Samuel Haskell Jr worked as a successful director and producer in Hollywood before he was arrested on suspicion of his wife's murder.
His wife Mei Haskell, 37, is missing, and detectives are trying to work out whether the torso is hers. Her parents are also missing.
Haskell Jr gas gone by the stage name of Samuel Basshinger since at least 2013.
Neighbors of Sam Haskell Jr, 35, have claimed he 'seemed weird' as they reacted to his arrest after a woman's torso was found in a dumpster near his California home
Haskell Jr worked as a videographer and producer in Los Angeles, according to his IMDB page and social media accounts
Mei Haskell (left), her mother YanXiang Wang, 64, and her father Gaoshan Li, 72, are all missing
The creative has also directed photoshoots with actresses Olivia Holt and Brenda Song.
On his website, he wrote: 'I want to create visuals that move boundaries, by bringing Millennial artists together.'
Haskell Jr shared videos on TikTok complaining about life in Hollywood and making fun of celebrity gossip.
In one video, he says: 'Shout out to LinkedIn for making it so much more streamline for me to be told "no" repeatedly.'
In another, he tells his followers: 'My resume says unhappy, bitter, resentful.'