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The Phoenix police also released its official report on Thursday about the encounter. It included a transcript of telephone calls Ms. Gotbaum’s. The family has accused police of mistreating Gotbaum, a mother of three, and an attorney for the family said the autopsy report didn’t change. Gotbaum’s family was given copies of the video and police reports at the same time as the media, just hours after he claimed his wife’s body.

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Sophia Bush, Shay Mitchell and more share their holiday wish lists. Distraught that she wasn’t allowed to board a connecting flight to a day alcohol rehab program in Tucson, the pound Gotbaum was surrounded by three beefy Phoenix cops. He said that her face was resting on her hands and he first thought she had taken a nap.

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Trending Now on NYPost. Ella, poolice Nathaniel, 6; and Tobias, 3. The Phoenix medical examiner, Ann Bucholtz, 5-foot-7 like Gotbaum and only 5 pounds heavier, went into the holding cell and reenacted Gotbaum’s movements as gotbauk of her investigation. The first page of the report states that Carol Gotbaum “was pronounced dead at hours by Capt. Her head was on the bench and he gotbau, that she might have fallen asleep, not an uncommon reaction after being arrested and allowed to calm down.

At several points, Gotbaum referred to herself as a “pathetic depressed mother” and a “depressed, pathetic housewife.

Lawyers for the city of Phoenix, the police department and police officers did not respond to requests for comment. Hook singer Ray Sawyer dead at And they need to One of the arresting officers, Officer Andrew Woyna, describes discovering Gotbaum’s slumped-over body:.

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Carol Anne Gotbaum’s family shocked by footage of arrest

gotbam She said that the floor would be slick for someone who was wearing that kind of sock. Stiff-legged and shouting obscenities, Gotbaum refused to calm down, even after being cuffed, police reports stated.

Officer Woyna went to check on her and found her down on the floor with the handcuffs under her chin as she sat on the floor with her head on the reoort. If you like this story, consider signing up for our email newsletters. Police said Gotbaum had been drinking before she became agitated.

She was dead less than 40 minutes later. Repogt but there is no information available to verify this. Soon after the assault with the PDA, security officers were called and Gotbaum was arrested.

To what degree the cops were responsible or not for Gotbaum’s end, the courts will decide.

Then they closed the cell door. Grenier, stated that Gotbaum was carrying some food. Several passengers subsequently claimed they attempted to switch seats so she could make her flight, but were dissuaded by employees of the airline, U.

They pulled her back to her feet after rrport was cuffed.

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As the drama was unfolding, Carol Anne Gorbaum husband, Noah, was on the telephone from New York desperately urging airport security to stay calm – in vain. When Gotbaum was arrested, she was not wearing any shoes.

When authorities later checked on her, they found Gotbaum dead. Additional reporting by Dareh Gregorian dan. Suicide Detailed in Newly Released Report. We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements.

View author archive Get author RSS feed. The officers wrestled the daughter-in-law of Gobtaum Advocate Betsy Gotbaum to the ground. Don’t have an account yet? Her blood alcohol content was.


Bucholtz commented that she was approximately the same size and build as the victim. Police state they did not check on her when she was screaming, but became concerned when she stopped.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Sometime later, Officer Andrew Woyna came back to check on Gotbaum and found her “down on the floor with the handcuffs under her chin as she sat on the floor with her head on gobaum bench. While in that cell — unobserved by officers — Gotbaum accidentally strangled herself while twisting her body.

Stephen Lemons October 5, They show Noah and Carol Gotbaum with their kids: Seems he had been talking to his wife via cell phone, so he knew her state of mind. Read Next Join our editorial board as it grills three Council hopefu Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. At that point, the cops had yet to notify him Carol Gotbaum was gone. He then entered the holding cell and saw the handcuffs against her neck.

Noah Gotbaum continued to call throughout the afternoon and evening, without being told his wife had died. Po,ice comments make you wonder if the slickness of the floor and the fact she was in her socks may have contributed to what happened.

Here’s the update on the police report I promised, along with some new photos released by the Gotbaum family. On October 19,it was announced that the city of Phoenix and the family [ clarification needed ] of Carol Gotbaum had reached an undisclosed settlement in the lawsuit.