A New Mexico man who was spooky with a famous YouTube couple was shot and killed after breaking into the couple’s home and forcing them to censor in the closet and call 911.
Police contend Christopher Giles gathering 11 hours from Albuquerque to Austin, Texas, on Jan. 26 since he was feeling with Meg Turney and sceptical of her boyfriend Gavin Free, KVUE reports.
The victims are stars on social media who have amassed millions of supporters on both YouTube and Instagram by a series of slow-motion videos.
Turney, 30, called police around 3:40 a.m. that morning to report that she and Free, 29, were awakened by the sound of a gunshot and broken glass, the opening reports.
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She pronounced the antagonist pennyless into the home by the back doorway and was walking around while the couple hid in the master bedroom closet.
Police contend confidence footage shows Giles acid the home for residents while holding a gun, the Albuquerque Journal reports.
Detectives wrote in the censure it was “apparent Giles’ solitary vigilant was to means mistreat to someone who resides there,” according to the outlet.
When he couldn’t locate the couple, Giles left the home.
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As police arrived on scene, a Lincoln sedan with New Mexico plates was seen subsidy out of the drive to the home.
Police contend a singular gunshot came from the sedan and officers returned fire at the driver, after dynamic to be Giles.
Giles, 23, died at the scene. A .45 size handgun was found in his right hand, police say.
The Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office’s rough commentary advise the deadly gunshot to Giles was self-inflicted, but an central statute on his death is under review.
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When cops searched Giles’ phone, they found “threatening thoughts were available by Giles and destined towards” Free, including “I wish Gavin Free to die alone, with no children,” the Albuquerque Journal reports.
Detectives pronounced it was transparent that Giles “developed a affinity of Turney nonetheless resented Free for his lifestyle and success.”
The couple were not harmed in the incident.
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