Angela Brooks, 32, has been named by police in Lakewood, Washington as the mother who was found dead in her apartment on November 13, according to the Lakewood Police Department. Her 33-year-old boyfriend has been arrested and charged with the crime.
Here’s what you need to know:
1. A ‘Frantic Male’ Dialed 911 for Angela Brooks
The official police press release states that at 4:03 a “frantic male called 911,” he told them that is girlfriend was unconscious and needed medical help. When EMTs and police responded to the scene they tried to treat Angela Cannizzio-Brooks, but their efforts were in vain and Brooks was pronounced dead not long after paramedics arrived.
According to the Lakewood police, the scene and circumstances were “suspicious,” subsequently the woman’s boyfriend (the man who dialed 911) was detained by police.
2. She Has 2 Children
Brooks’ Facebook page indicates that she is the mother of two children, a boy and a girl.
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3. She Wasn’t Sure Whether She Wanted to Move to Connecticut
On October 29, she pondered on her Facebook page whether or not to move to Connecticut.
In the posting, Brooks states “Kevin Brooks” as one of the reasons she wants to be there. His Facebook page indicates that he is the father of one of her children.
4. Brooks Died From Strangulation
It’s reported that Brooks died after being strangled. According to The Tacoma News-Tribune, police say that Brooks’ boyfriend, told them the couple had been arguing and it degenerated into a physical fight. She was hit with the vacuum, dragged downstairs and strangled.
5. She Was Not a Fan of Obama
She didn’t like President Barack Obama.