스미스, 31, 살인 혐의와 위험하거나 치명적인 무기 사용 혐의에 직면, 검사는 말했다.
Authorities said that Smith strolled into Croft House, North La Brea Avenue의 고급 가구 매장, 1 월. 13 and randomly attacked the design consultant in the early afternoon.
Before the stabbing, Kupfer sent an ominous text to a friend saying there was a man in the store making her uncomfortable, but the friend didn’t immediately see the message, 경찰은 말했다.
잠시 후, Smith plunged a knife in Kupfer. A customer entered the store about 20 minutes later and found her dead, lying on the ground covered in blood, 경찰에 따르면.
약 30 minutes after fleeing the store, Smith was captured on surveillance video at 7-Eleven calmly buying a vape pen.
After a week-long manhunt, a pedestrian recognized Smith and called 911.
The career criminal was out on a $ 50,000 bond in South Carolina for shooting a flare gun into the rear window of a stranger’s car in 2019 while a toddler was seated in the backseat during a road rage incident.