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Woman assaulted elderly relative, recorded it on Snapchat, Kirby police say

A San Antonio-area girl was arrested for assaulting a relative in her 70s and restraining her throughout an ordeal that lasted a number of hours final week, in accordance with court docket data.

Kirby police said that the incident began on the morning of June 10 when Moriah Lopez, 31, went to her relative’s room and blamed her for her canines being taken away by animal management companies.

According to an arrest warrant affidavit, Lopez additionally blamed the girl for money owed to her, cursed at her and poured a bottle of water on the girl’s head.

The suspect informed her that “whatever is being done to her dogs will be done to her,” after which grabbed her cane, pushed it towards her neck and stated “you’re going to do what I tell you to do b****,” police stated within the affidavit.

The girl tried to depart the room and name for assist, however the suspect allegedly threatened her and ordered her to remain.

Lopez then ordered her to the toilet, the place she was held for at the very least an hour and a half, police stated.


“Lopez made a comment that [the victim] could have an accident while taking a shower and bleed to death, but that she would think about it,” the affidavit states.

The suspect moved the girl to the lounge, the place she pushed and slapped her, police stated. The suspect additionally threatened to kill two different folks that they knew, in accordance with investigators.

While holding a knife, the suspect continued to assault and threaten the girl, and poured one other bottle of water on her head, police stated.

Lopez recorded the assaults on Snapchat, and one of many viewers notified a relative, police stated.

The relative contacted Lopez, and Lopez informed her that the sufferer was asleep. By the time the relative arrived on the home, Lopez had already left with the sufferer’s cellphone and purse.

Records present Lopez was arrested on Tuesday and charged with damage to the elderly, illegal restraint, terroristic menace of a member of the family, and theft of $750-$2,500.


Her bond is about at $33,500.

To contact the Family Violence Prevention Services, the disaster hotline is 210-733-8810. Find extra resources for victims of home violence right here.

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