New York - Wild rumors are sweeping Manhattan that a Slittygroup - uh, CitiGroup! - banker found dead in the bathtub with his throat slit 'may have been topped by beheading jihadis'.
The 30-something specialist in environmental and social risk management lived at a plush million dollar downtown apartment a world away from IS fanatics notorious for recreational forays into decapitation.
Colleagues described him today as a pioneer in 'sustainable finance' (WTF dat? Wind farms and money for old rope? - Ed) and a specialist in emerging markets at the Russian Roulette end of the World Bank.
Commenting on the unexplained homicide a NYPD spokesperson said the perpetrator might be a local who's watched too many IS snuff movies.
Shares at the First Skull N Bones Bank fo the Sacred Caliphate jumped two cents on the news.