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Zuleika López called 911; she feared that her husband Carlos Soto was armed and would kill them | Univision Orlando WVEN

The police revealed this Friday the body camera video of the officers who responded to the 911 call from Zuleika López, days before being murdered by her husband.

Another piece of evidence revealed by the authorities is the images from the day of the emergency. When Zuleika’s son calls 911 badly wounded, noting that the suspect had shot them. When officers arrived at the scene they found all three adults dead. The teenager died at the hospital.

The events occurred around 7:15 a.m. Tuesday June 14, in 2333 Coawood Court en Casselberry.

The uniformed men ran to enter apartment 203 with reinforcements and they broke down the door at 7:37 am.

When they entered the place, they located Carlos Soto dead on the sofa of the room and then they found Zuleika Lopezhis wife already Mileida de López, mother of the woman dead in a room where I was Victor Araujo, son of Zuleika, seriously injured.

The 15-year-old boy was transferred by ambulance around 7:50 am and passed away in hospital.

Previous emergency calls

“I need you to check the apartment if necessary”Zuleika insisted to the police.

While the woman was in the parking lot of her condominium with police, her husband Carlos Soto was standing shirtless at the door of the building, watching and listening to his wife with the officers.

“I called because I am very scared and intrigued. Because I have had many problems with him, he is very jealous”Zuleika López assured an officer.

The officers spoke with Carlos Soto, who asked them what was going on. They told him that his wife suspected he had a gun. They asked if he had one. Soto got a little upset and replied that he didn’t have a gun.

The police spoke with Zuleika in Spanish and asked if they slept in the same room. She said yes, and suggested that she sleep that night in another room away from him.

“We can check if you want. But if you have it (the gun), you’re of legal age. If you have your license, we’re not going to take your gun away.”the officer commented to Zuleika.

“I want to separate from him, divorce me as quickly as possible”Lopez told police.

Carlos Soto was very jealous and did not want to separate from Zuleika

The woman told the officer that her husband was very jealous and that they had recently had an argument. The woman asked him to separate from her, but he told her no. That for being Christians, Catholics, God did not accept their separation.

The police emphasized to Zuleika that religion did not matter, because there was no justification for him to attack her. Zuleika told them that Soto had hit her a year ago.

When Zuleika was asked if she wanted to leave the house, she replied that she had her son and her mother in the place, and that the latter had recently come to visit.

Zuleika told the officers that she did not know if it was convenient to spend that night in another room with her son and her mother, and leave her husband in the other room.

I don’t know. I just don’t know”expressed anguish.

The police then determined that there were no direct threats that day and decided to leave. Zuleika, for her part, was afraid because she did not know what was waiting for her in her house. All this happens, while her partner stared at her talking with the officer.

“But can’t they do anything? Can’t they search? How could I fix that?”fearful question.

The police reiterate that they could not enter the house and take a weapon from the man if he had it legally. So they asked her again if she was afraid that he was going to use the weapon against her.

“Of course, if he has it. I don’t know if he has it, or if he doesn’t,” added . “He suffers from anger, from jealousy and I don’t know what I can do. No one guarantees that”Zuleika pleaded with them.

Five days later, Zuleika’s fear and anguish became a reality, when Soto killed her along with her son and mother. Then he took his own life.

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