DENVER — A man arrested in the sharpened death of a 19-year-old Colorado lady told investigators she hired him to kill her, justice annals said. Joseph McDaniel Lopez, 22, pronounced he responded to a Craigslist ad patrician “I wish to put a hit on myself,” KMGH-TV reported.
Court annals contend he described how he and Natalie Bollinger exchanged content messages and he picked her up at her unit in Broomfield, north of Denver, last December. Lopez pronounced he tried to change her mind. They then gathering around while deliberating how he would be paid. They eventually stopped the automobile at a mark where he shot her. He pronounced Bollinger supposing the gun, which he took along with her purse.
passed Dec. 29, a day after her boyfriend reported her missing. He also reported his Glock 9mm pistol was left as well.
An autopsy found she was shot in the conduct and had a potentially deadly volume of heroin in her system.
Investigators connected Lopez to the case by some-more than 100 content messages the two exchanged on the night she died.
“The Adams County Sheriff’s Office obtained countless warrants per information relating to Natalie’s communication with others,” Adams County Sheriff Michael McIntosh said, CBS Denver reports.
“Looking by all of that data, conducting countless interviews, we were means to rise and brand Joseph Lopez,” he said.
McIntosh pronounced his investigators contacted Lopez and asked him to come in for doubt on Thursday about the murder. He was arrested after he willingly came to do interviews with sheriff’s investigators.
Lopez told investigators that when they arrived at the mark where Bollinger was shot, she “knelt down on the belligerent and that he knelt down along her left side and somewhat in front of her,” justice annals said. He pronounced they pronounced a prayer, he got up and sealed his eyes and fired the deadly shot. He told officers the gun was still in the case of his car.
Investigators did locate a weapon, but McIntosh pronounced it’s too early in the review to tie it to Bollinger’s death.
“Just since we have a think in custody, doesn’t meant the review is over,” he said.
McIntosh pronounced Bollinger and Lopez were not in a romantic attribute and hadn’t famous any other for a very prolonged time before the murder.
The confirmation does not embody any justification of Lopez’s claims or how much heroin was in Bollinger’s system. The autopsy records she had a story of heroin and meth use. Investigators contend some of her family and friends reported she had a story of suicidal thoughts, but others pronounced she was happy and looking brazen to attending school.
It wasn’t immediately famous if Lopez had an profession to pronounce on his behalf.
Craigslist officials did not immediately respond to an email seeking criticism over the weekend.