A California man is accused of fatally taking pictures his ex-girlfriend’s new fiancé, a beloved highschool instructor, after complaining that he felt “betrayed” by their breakup.
Jesse Alvarez, 30, was arrested Monday evening within the homicide of Cathedral Catholic Excessive Faculty instructor Mario Fierro in North Park, information station CBS8 reported.
He allegedly shot the 37-year-old educator earlier that morning as he was leaving his dwelling, police mentioned.
Fierro, who taught social science, was pronounced useless on the scene, authorities mentioned.
Fierro had just lately change into engaged to a different colleague, who had dated Alvarez for greater than three years earlier than she broke issues off in 2019, based on court docket information.
The girl had sought a restraining order in December 2019 towards Alvarez, claiming that she was “scared and worry for my security.”
She alleged that she had noticed Alvarez “wanting by the home windows” at her dwelling and that he confirmed as much as Disneyland after following her into the park, based on court docket paperwork.
Regardless of her blocking his quantity, he would use totally different telephones to contact her, calling wherever from 20 to 30 occasions, she mentioned.
She additionally claimed that Alvarez tried to make use of an outdated key to interrupt into her condo after she had put in dwelling safety cameras and adjusted the locks, information station KNSD reported.
Alvarez denied that his ex-girlfriend was at risk, claiming there was “no credible foundation of menace in the direction of her.”
“She is deliberately performing out of spite, hate and malice in an effort to personally harm me, harm my fame, limit my civil liberties and sabotage my profession by blotting my stainless authorized document with the court docket,” he wrote in court docket paperwork, KNSD reported.
He admitted that he “felt harm and betrayed” by their relationship ending, however “by no means ever abused or mistreated” his former girlfriend, based on court docket paperwork.
The decide finally dismissed the request for a restraining order, ruling that the lady “didn’t meet her burden of proof,” information station 10Information reported.
Alvarez was booked into San Diego Central Jail, the place he’s being held with out bail, the retailers reported. He’s set to be arraigned Feb. 19.