Yet again, a crime that should have been prevented...
On Dec. 5, the accused was arrested following an incident involving Takyi. He was charged with three counts of assault, two counts each of assault with a weapon and weapons dangerous, and one count of threatening death.So what happened next?
Owusu-Ansah was released the same day and ordered to remain under house arrest as he awaited his Jan. 30 court appearance on those charges.
“Her death was extremely violent,” Homicide Det.-Sgt. Brian Borg said Monday.Who could have seen that coming, huh?
He said Takyi was walking to her parked car to head to work around 4 a.m. when she was brutally attacked, allegedly by her former boyfriend.
She was stabbed, doused with “a flammable substance” and set on fire, Borg explained.
“The intensity of that fire has virtually left her body unrecognizable.”
“Needless to say, at the time that this homicide was committed, the accused was in breach of numerous conditions of his court ordered release,” Borg said.Yup... including, what was it... oh, that's right... threatening death.
I guess resistance, or more to the point, expecting the protection of the law, IS futile... right, Det-Sgt. Borg?