‘You’re sizzling’: Agent testifies that Karen Read despatched him flirty texts earlier than she’s accused of killing boyfriend | EUROtoday

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A legislation enforcement agent testified that Karen Read despatched him “flirty” textual content messages earlier than she allegedly killed her boyfriend.

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent Brian Higgins instructed the jury that Ms Read despatched him a message in January 2022 wherein she instructed him “You’re hot.”

“Are you serious or messing with me?” Mr Higgins replied. “No I’m serious,” Ms Read stated in her message.

Ms Read is accused of hitting and killing her Boston police officer boyfriend John O’Keefe along with her SUV and leaving him to die within the snow exterior a Massachusetts dwelling in 2022.

Her protection claims she has been framed for the killing and that it includes a supposed legislation enforcement cover-up. Her attorneys have steered Mr Higgins as certainly one of three doable suspects for the killing reasonably than Ms Read.

Mr Higgins instructed the courtroom that after watching a New England Patriot sport at O’Keefe’s home in January 2022 Ms Read “planted a kiss” on him, reported CBS Boston.

“Not like a friend,” Mr Higgins testified. “Lip to lip.”

In one other textual content message, Ms Read instructed Mr Higgins that her relationship with O’Keefe had been made harder by his taking care of his niece and nephew.

In one message, Mr Higgins instructed Ms Read that he thought he had been joyful in her relationship with O’Keefe.

“I was. But things have deteriorated,” she replied.

Mr Higgins instructed the courtroom that he was “not proud of those text messages.”

“It is what it is, I take responsibility for them. But John was a friend at the same time … If they were at the end of their relationship, they were at the end of their relationship,” he stated.

“But I wasn’t going to have somebody utilize me and weaponize me against someone that I liked. It was just a weird experience.”