Updated 2:03 pm, Monday, November 6, 2017
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The Latest: Stepsister: LSD broken Walmart taking pictures suspect
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on the deadly taking pictures at a Colorado Walmart (all instances native):
The stepsister of a person charged with fatally taking pictures three folks at a Colorado Walmart says he suffered mind harm from taking LSD almost 30 years in the past and has been affected by voices in his head since then.
Michelle Willoughby informed The Denver Post in a narrative printed Monday that Scott Ostrem had been outgoing, sociable and athletic earlier than taking the drug in 1988. Afterward, she says he grew to become a recluse haunted by voices saying the satan was after him.
Willoughby says Ostrem was incessantly endorsed by a Catholic priest who positioned a crucifix on his brow, commanded demons to go away his physique and requested God to silence the voices.
She says Ostrem by no means bought badist from psychological well being professionals.
Willoughby says she’s heartbroken for the victims.
Prosecutors have filed homicide and tried homicide prices towards a person accused of strolling right into a suburban Denver Walmart and fatally taking pictures three folks.
Authorities on Monday made no point out of a potential motive for the badault throughout a listening to for 47-year-old Scott Ostrem.
Investigators say Ostrem opened fireplace within the Walmart final Wednesday.
Killed had been 52-year-old Pamela Marques of Denver, 66-year-old Carlos Moreno of Thornton and 26-year-old Victor Vasquez of Denver.
Ostrem didn’t enter a plea. He’s being held with out bail.
The homicide prices carry a sentence of life with out parole or the dying penalty. Prosecutors haven’t mentioned whether or not they’ll search Ostrem’s execution.
The decide scheduled a Feb. 5 preliminary listening to for prosecutors to put out their case. The decide will determine if the proof is adequate for a trial.
A 47-year-old Colorado man suspected of fatally taking pictures three folks inside a suburban Denver Walmart is because of make a courtroom look Monday.
Scott Ostrem is being held with out bond on suspicion of first-degree homicide, a cost that may result in life with out parole or a dying sentence.
But he might face extra prices Monday when prosecutors are anticipated to file formal prices.
Ostrem is accused of strolling into the Walmart within the north Denver suburb of Thornton and killing two males and a lady on Nov. 1. He was arrested the next day after a short automotive chase.
Killed had been 52-year-old Pamela Marques of Denver; 66-year-old Carlos Moreno of Thornton; and 26-year-old Victor Vasquez of Denver.
Authorities have declined to remark a few motive for the taking pictures.