to connectVideoConnecticut a man who is accused of murder while on vacation in Anguilla
Scott Hapgood says that he was attacked by a member of staff and acted in self-defense; Bryan Llenas reports.
A Connecticut man is accused of killing a hotel resort, which is employed in Anguilla earlier this year, published by the AMERICAN Funds. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and state and local leaders at a Monday press conference to proclaim his innocence and plead for a fair trial if he returns to the island in the Caribbean.
Dozens of supporters held signs in support of Scott Hapgood in front of the Darien city Hall, the week before he was scheduled to return to the united kingdom for a meeting. He is faced with a murder, is responsible for the death of a 27-year-old Was Mitchel.
“This is a nightmare is my new reality,” Hapgood told the crowd members, which is generally to be welcomed, and to wish him and his family, according to Patch.
THE FAMILY OF THE US HAS BEEN ACCUSED OF THE KILLING OF THE ANGUILLA HOTEL WORKER, SAYING OF THE HOLIDAY, IT WAS ‘TERRIFYING NIGHTMARE’
Scott Hapgood speaks at the town hall in Darien, Conn., on Monday, the U.S. Funds. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., the city’s support for him. (Tyler Sizemore/Hearst Connecticut Media, via AP)
Hapgood, a UBS banker says he was on vacation with his family, Mitchel showed to his hotel room, on the 13th of April, ipso jure, a claim that is required for the repair of the kitchen sink to turn violent. Family members said Hapgood was repeatedly stabbed and sustained bruises on his arms and chest. And they said Mitchel was living in the last times, Hapgood looked at it.
Hapgood, 44, said he would be defending his two daughters, who were with him in the room, and he would do it again. A spokesman for the family, says Mitchel, demanded money at the point of attack.
“As a parent of five children myself, I know that, and we all know that Scott is doing what any parent would do … protect his children from a very intoxicated and troubled man,” Darien First Selectman Jayme Stevenson said at the rally outside the town hall, the Stamford Advocate reported.
Mitchel’s first autopsy showed he was beaten and choked to death. A revised version of the autopsy report and it said that found a lethal amount of cocaine in his system to put him to death, not to Hapgood’s actions.
“Acute cocaine toxicity may be a potential independent cause of death, in the circumstances,” Dr Stephen King said in the document, dated Sept. 3.
“The hard science is going to show you what’s really going on is,” Hapgood said.
Hapgood had been arrested in the days after the attack and later released on bail. He is set to return on Nov. 11 for a court hearing. He has received death threats since the attack, and many of the residents on the island, and were disappointed when he was released from the police station.
THE FAMILY OF A UBS BANKER, SCOTT HAPGOOD DENIED CLAIMS THAT HE KILLED A HOTEL WORKER, AND IT WAS ESSENTIAL TO
“We know that the threat had been enough to have resulted in what the police refer to as an Osman warning, is that it is a requirement under UK law to provide for the disclosure of the information is that there has to be an existing threat to life,” Hapgood’s international lawyer, Juliya Arbisman, said.
Blumenthal emphasizes that, in the United Kingdom, and the Anguillan government officials to ensure Hapgood’s safety, as soon as he returned to the island.
Scott Hapgood, his wife and their children-Thank you to all the Hapgood family
“It is every American’s worst nightmare, being attacked, and then be subjected to a criminal proceeding in a foreign country,” Blumenthal said. “We want to provide a fair and transparent process.”
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Blumenthal said he has spoken with White House officials on the matter. The President He said that he was “looking into” the matter, during a “Fox & Friends” interview earlier this month, after Hapgood’s wife, Kallie, and pushed him to take action.
Shortly after the segment, he tweeted “Something that looks and sounds very, very wrong.”
Fox News’ Barnini Chakraborty contributed to this report.