The Phoenix police also released its official report on Thursday about the encounter. It included a transcript of telephone calls Ms. Gotbaum’s. The family has accused police of mistreating Gotbaum, a mother of three, and an attorney for the family said the autopsy report didn’t change. Gotbaum’s family was given copies of the video and police reports at the same time as the media, just hours after he claimed his wife’s body.

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And he continued to call back to alert the cops that they were dealing with a seriously disturbed woman. Seems he had been talking to his wife via cell phone, so he knew her state of mind. Three husky officers wrestled Carol Anne Gotbaum to the ground after the shoeless, agitated mother of three ran through a Phoenix airport, panicked that she had missed her flight, a grainy surveillance video shows.

Several witnesses said they thought Gotbaum was drunk, crazy or on ploice, though it looks like Klepper is the only one who noted the smell of alcohol, unless I missed something in rreport review. No Thanks Sign Up.

Then they closed the cell door. Noah Gotbaum continued to call throughout the afternoon and evening, without being told his wife had died. He then entered the holding cell and saw the handcuffs against her neck. Gotbaum began drinking heavily at an airport bar after missing a connecting flight and became extremely upset after being bumped from a later one. Great deals gotbahm last-minute gifts for the whole family. Bucholtz has not issued a cause of death yet.


Airways but there is no information available to verify this. Ella, 8; Nathaniel, 6; and Tobias, 3. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

The phone transcripts do not indicate that this info. She was handcuffed behind her back and dragged to a holding cell, where she was shackled to a cement bench while hysterically telling police she was “a depressed, pathetic housewife” and “not a terrorist.

Arizona prosecutors decided that police broke no laws. Police at the airport confronted her, slapped handcuffs on her and took her to a holding cell.

Carol Anne Gotbaum’s family shocked by footage of arrest

He said that her face was resting on her hands and he first thought she had gotbsum a nap. These medicines included the antidepressants Citalopram and Duloxetineas well as the antitussive Dextromethorphan and the antihistamines Diphenhydramine and Chlorpheniramine. Klepper’s comments make you wonder if the slickness of the floor and the fact she was in her socks may have contributed to what happened.

Join our editorial board as it grills three Council hopefu Hit these museum shops for the coolest holiday gifts. This apparently continued even after his wife had been pronounced dead.

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Post was not sent – check your email addresses! By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The officers wrestled the daughter-in-law of Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum to the ground. Bucholtz commented that she was approximately the same size and build as the victim. Stephen is a former staff writer and columnist at Phoenix New Times.


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However, she would not respond when he called out to her. She was declared dead at 3: By clicking ‘X’ or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. Pathologists found a bruise on Gotbaum’s neck from the chain and fingerprint bruises on her right arm from the cops who grabbed her.

Here’s the update on the police report I promised, along with some new photos released by the Gotbaum family. I am not a terrorist,” Officer Dan Fulton said in one report.

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When authorities later checked on her, they found Gotbaum dead. As I mentioned in last night’s postI found it interesting that Gotbaum’s husband Noah called police with the information his wife was suicidal right around the time she was arrested.

US Airways gate agent Rikki Greiner, 31, told police she called cops at 2: Officer Woyna went to check on her and found her down on the floor with the handcuffs under her chin as she sat on the floor with her head on the bench. One of the arresting officers, Officer Andrew Woyna, describes discovering Gotbaum’s slumped-over body:. Trending Now on NYPost. She didn’t reort to be searched, and she struggled when officers shuffled her into the holding cell.