The white Florida girl accused of killing a Black mom in entrance of her youngsters admitted to calling the household racial slurs up to now, police say.
Susan Lorincz additionally allegedly claimed she acted out of self-defense and bought the gun used within the taking pictures after a earlier run-in with mother-of-four Ajike Owens.
Lorincz was arrested Tuesday and charged with manslaughter for fatally taking pictures Owens, 35, by means of a locked entrance door on Friday after Owens went spherical to Lorincz’ home to confront her for harassing Owens’ children.
In keeping with an arrest affidavit supplied to The Day by day Beast, Lorincz advised cops throughout an interview Saturday that she had been having points with Owens’ sons for 2 years “on account of their lack of respect for her peace and privateness.” Lorincz claimed Isaac, Israel, and Titus—who had been later recognized by their grandmother Pamela Dias—had been at all times taking part in in a typical space exterior her condominium. Lorincz claimed that when she advised the youngsters they had been trespassing up to now, they stated they might kill her.
On Friday evening, Lorincz once more complained about Owens’ children taking part in within the grass space close to her condominium in Ocala. She took an iPad belonging to the youngsters, then threw a set of skates at one and swung an umbrella at one other once they tried to retrieve it, authorities stated.
In keeping with the affidavit, the youngsters left to get their mom, and Owens allegedly banged on Lorincz’s deadbolted door. Lorincz claimed that Owens yelled, “You don’t discuss to my sons, I’m going to fucking kill you!”
Nevertheless, police stated they spoke to neighbors who stated they by no means heard Owens make any threats about killing anybody.
Lorincz advised Marion County police that she went to her bed room to retrieve her Remington 380, which she bought a 12 months earlier than to guard herself from Owens. Lorincz stated she “panicked” after grabbing the gun and shot one spherical by means of the entrance door, the affidavit says.
“[Lorincz] suggested that she was simply terrified of her life and was considering ‘Go away, get out of this example, simply go away already,’” in keeping with the affidavit from the Marion County Sheriff’s Workplace. She claimed she felt she was in “mortal hazard.”
After talking with neighbors and witnesses, a lot of whom described Lorincz as an antagonist who steadily harassed children within the space and referred to as them racial slurs, police carried out a second interview with Lorincz on Tuesday.
“Lorincz admitted to having used the n-word towards youngsters out of anger up to now and in addition to calling youngsters different derogatory phrases,” investigators wrote within the affidavit.
Although Owens and Lorincz allegedly had a rocky relationship, Lorincz conceded to police that Owens by no means truly made any threats of violence throughout prior run-ins. Nevertheless, she maintained Owens threatened to kill her throughout Friday’s deadly encounter.
Lorincz is being held within the Marion County Jail with out bond.