Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Aug 11 2010 | 10:15am ET
The arrest warrant for the landscaper charged with killing his daughter on the estate of hedge fund manager Donald Sussman says that Adam Dobrzanski told police he “lost it” on the night his daughter’s throat was slashed.
According to the recently-unsealed warrant, the weeks before the grisly murder on Dec. 30 saw Dobrzanski, a live-in landscaper at the Paloma Partners CEO’s Greenwich, Conn., estate, grow increasingly manic. On the morning of the killing, Dobrzanski was drinking and threatening suicide, and allegedly told his wife, Renata, “I will make you famous.”
Dobrzanski told police that his wife, a cook for the Sussmans, was driving him “insane.” Renata Dobrzanski, who was with the Sussmans in the U.S. Virgin Islands when her daughter was killed, planned to file for divorce.
The warrant also details the scene at the Sussman house, with police saying they found a “trail of what appeared to be blood droplets,” “human footprints and an additional blood trail which led to a second secured door” and eventually a naked Dobrzanski, bleeding profusely from what are believed to be self-inflicted knife wounds.
Police later found the Dobrzanski’s 20-year-old daughter, Amanda, in her bedroom, as well as an envelope which read, “Renata run me insane.”
Dobrzanski remains in custody and is undergoing a psychiatric evaluation.
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