Waterbury, Conn. (WTNH) - Warning: Some may find this story graphic and disturbing.
The arrest warrant for a 19-year old Waterbury man charged in ateenage girl's rape and murder reveals disturbing and explicitdetails about the night she died.
16-year old Chloe Ottman was reported missing on July 16. Shewas last seen alive with 19-year old Francisco Cruz, the mancharged in her death.
On July 17, Cruz sat down with detectives and confessed to hermurder. According to the arrest warrant, Cruz and Ottman have beenfriends for about two years. Cruz told police that they met up atthe Brass City Mall on July 15th around 4pm. From there, the pairbought some alcoholic drinks and went to Holy Land to smokecigarettes and drink. That's when Cruz says he tried to have sexwith Ottman, but she refused his advances.
Cruz says he kept trying to "make his move" on Ottman, when shepushed him away and hit him on the face with her elbow, knockinghis glasses off his face.
"I got so mad at her. I hate when people hit me on the face,"the warrant reads.
That's when he claims to have choked the girl until she wasunconscious and began "to rape her."
Cruz told police that Ottman then "gasped for air like twodifferent times" and that is "when I decided that I had to killher."
After the rape, Cruz wanted to make sure she was dead andstabbed her in the neck several times with a pocket knife. Cruzthen dragged her body from the base of the cross to a wooded areanearby. He led police to the body after his initial confession.
The Medical Examiner's office ruled Ottman's cause of death wassharp force and blunt force trauma injury to the neck, and calledit a homicide.
Both the victim's family and the suspect's family crowded thecourtroom for the arraignment. Cruz did not enter a plea and hisbond was kept at $5 million. The judge also ordered a psychiatricevaluation.
"I just want him to stay in jail for the rest of his life, hetook my friend's life away from her," said Ottman's friend, AlasiaCostello of Waterbury.
"She was like always there for me and she was always an amazingperson, she was so different from everybody else, her attitude andstuff was amazing," said Rachelle Connors of Meriden.
Cruz is facing a capital felony murder charge, which could leadto the death penalty, if convicted.
"It's so hard to know that she's gone this soon and someone thatshe knows took her life away from her, it's not fair, it's so notfair," cried Angelica Bowen of Waterbury.
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