Man Goes Viral After Live-Tweeting A Murder

A Florida student's apartment became a crime scene on Monday when his roommate murdered her boyfriend in her bedroom, which is weird in itself, but what's more it's attracted global attention he live-tweet the entire thing.

His roommate, 24-year-old Katherine Jean Tonner, is being held in the Alachua County Jail over the death of her boyfriend, Jose Ricardo Ortiz III, The Gainesville.

In response he pure described on Twitter how his home was turned into the site of a murder investigation.

Through Twitter account @chaserojo, he broke the news to his followers then over the days that followed eh adding a series of updates.

Here's his initial reaction...

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Then he tweeted a photo of the mugshot...

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He was setup in a hotel whilst police gathered evidence...

The authorities made a shocking discovery...

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He decided it maybe wasn't the place he wanted to live any longer...

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But he had one final reminded of what had gone on...

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According to the Gainesville Sun, Ortiz's body was discovered by another roommate, who heard three loud bangs and then a fire alarm going off.

Tonner later called 911 to say she had shot a somebody and was suicidal.

In an interview with a sheriff's deputy, she said "I shot him in the head" and "I never meant to hurt anyone."


James Dawson

James Dawson is a Journalist at LADbible. He has contributed articles to LADbible’s ‘Knowing Me, Knowing EU’ series on the EU referendum, the 'Electoral Dysfunction' series on the 2017 general election, the ‘U OK M8?’ series tackling mental health amongst young men, and for its ‘Climate Change’ initiative in partnership with National Geographic.

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