Name: Leslie Lynn Hartman.
Died: August 26, 2020.
Age at death: 46.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Denton, Texas, USA.
Disability: Paralysis, wheelchair user.
Leslie’s boyfriend, a sheriff’s deputy, shot her, then claimed she had shot herself. Instant messages show that they were arguing about him shooting a milk bottle in the backyard. Later messages include a picture of him holding a pistol, and a message police say refers to him shooting her. He also wiped his phone before police could take it into evidence.
Leslie was a nature-lover who cared about the environment. She was an artist that made stained glass and jewelry. She was excited about getting a new puppy. Her last text talked about how gorgeous the rain was.
Perpetrator: Jay Allen Rotter (Boyfriend), charged with murder and tampering with evidence.
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