BEACON TRANSCRIPT – On Friday, a 47-year-old San Francisco woman charged with murder appeared before the magistrates. Lisa Gonzales, a single mother, stands accused of having murdered and dismembered the body of 61-year-old Maggie Mamer. The investigators declared that the murder stemmed from an argument over damage to property.
San Francisco Woman Took Mamer in After Eviction
According to court documents, Maggie Mamer has been living with the accused since August 2017. Gonzales agreed to take Mamer in soon after she found out that the woman had been evicted from her home by “unscrupulous landlords.”
Alex Lilien, Gonzales’ public defender, said on Friday that his client and Mamer would often argue on unpaid rent or damage to the property.
More than that, according to the investigator, the 61-year-old had a long history of refusing to pay the rent.
Things escalated between the San Francisco woman and Mamer, culminating with the elderly roommate’s death. Based on the police report, on the 15th of May, Gonzales attacked Mamer and murdered her.
The authorities discovered that after Gonzales killed Mamer, she used a sharp instrument to dismember her body. The body parts were later found wrapped in plastic bags.
Lilien declared that he’s well aware of the fact that his client is charged with murder, but he doesn’t like the media portraying his client as a cold-hearted monster.
The law enforcement agents who interviewed Gonzales after her arrest revealed that Gonzales confronted Mamer about some household objects being missing.
Alex Bastian, DA’s deputy chief of staff, declared that there are too many unknowns in this case to draw a conclusion. Lilien, Gonzales’ public defender, argued that his client was feeling overwhelmed lately, being a single mother.
For now, the authorities refused to disclose the details of Mamer’s murder or Gonzales’ mugshot.
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