A 28-year-old cruise line employee within the UK was killed in a “frenzied” assault by her former boyfriend, who was enraged when he noticed her on a Tinder date with one other man, prosecutors allege in a report.
Jilted lover Abdelaziz El Yechioui Ourzat, 30, was caught on video in September 2019 “hiding within the shadows” exterior the Giddy Bridge pub in Southampton the place Cristina Ortiz-Lozano had gone with the person she met on the relationship app, the UK’s Metro reported.
Ourzat then adopted the couple as they returned to her residence, the place he allegedly stabbed her 23 instances with a kitchen knife, a jury at Winchester Crown Courtroom was advised Wednesday.
Prosecutor Kerry Maylin stated Ourzat “a jealous ex-boyfriend in a match of rage who carried out a frenzied assault on her, fairly just because she had gone out with a male, not Mr. Ourzat, on the night time of the killing.”
Ortiz-Lozano and Ourzat met at a college in Spain and had been collectively for about 12 years earlier than she dumped him when he was arrested for drunken driving in August 2019, in accordance with Metro.
She “couldn’t take care of his volatility and his drunkenness” any longer, Maylin stated, however when she advised Ourzat to depart, he went on a rampage round the home they shared, ripping lighting fixtures and radiators out of the partitions.
Ourzat was charged with legal injury after which allegedly breached his bail by sending his ex abusive emails.
After the unstable breakup, Ortiz-Lozano met Vincente Breso-Biosca on Tinder and went on the fateful date, throughout which Ourzat purchased some flowers and took them to her place earlier than returning to the pub.
When Ortiz-Lozano noticed Ourzat, she advised her date about her “abusive” ex and requested if they may depart as a result of he wasn’t allowed close to her as a consequence of his bail situations, Maylin advised the jury.
“Mr. Ourzat clearly adopted them. He’s seen on CCTV following them on the other facet of the road and he loiters or hangs again at highway crossings,” she stated.
After Ourzat adopted Ortiz-Lozano into her residence, Breso-Biosca heard screaming and went inside.
“He noticed Miss Ortiz-Lozano already mendacity on her again on the kitchen flooring, with Mr. Ourzat crouching over her with a knife in a single hand and his different on her throat,” Maylin stated.
“She had her eyes open however he believed her already lifeless, she was not transferring,” she added. “He described Mr. Ourzat turning in direction of him, shutting the door and persevering with his assault on Cristina Ortiz-Lozano.”
Ortiz-Lozano suffered stab wounds to her chest, neck and stomach and had defensive wounds on her arms, “the place she raised her arms in entrance of her physique in an try to guard her torso and her neck,” the jury was advised.
Ourzat, who has alleged that Ortiz-Lozano stabbed him first, has pleaded not responsible to homicide however responsible to manslaughter by diminished accountability.