This is just wild and tragic.
According to news sources, a Texas woman is arrested for allegedly fatally suffocating her roommate by sitting on her.
Gloria Ann Jordan, 41, is facing a manslaughter charge in connection with the death of her roommate, Gloria Farmer. Farmer died on November 21, and it was initially considered medical. However, after a family friend speculated foul play but, law enforcement officials launched a follow-up investigation.
According to the report, detectives questioned Jordan and Farmer’s third roommate. The roommate reportedly said Jordan may have caused Farmer’s death. The roommate claims she didn’t say anything out of fear of Jordan.
According to the affidavit, the roommate also said Jordan put her hand on Farmer’s forehead while praying and pushed her backward in an office chair until Farmer and the chair fell over. That’s when Jordan allegedly sat on Farmer’s chest until Farmer stopped breathing.
Jordan admitted to pushing Farmer over and straddling her body in a prayer position with her hand on Farmer’s forehead. She refused to answer further questions, the affidavit continued. An autopsy revealed that Farmer’s death was a homicide caused by mechanical asphyxia.
Jordan’s bail was set at $150,000.