Sunday, January 14, 2018
From Niagara Gazette:
In December 2015, a Chautauqua County man went to the Orchard Park home of his girlfriend, stole some of her property, destroyed other property and started a small fire in her garage.
The following January, David Lewczyk, 53, turned himself in and was charged felony criminal mischief and misdemeanor arson and petit larceny. A judge also issued a “refrain from” order, requiring that Lewczyk be cordial in any future contact with the victim, Ruby Stiglmeier, 51.
The order did not force Lewczyk to temporarily surrender his legally-registered pistol, and on March 29, he used it to shoot Stiglmeier to death in her Queens Place home, before turning the gun on himself.
Read more here.