A Colorado man was arrested this week after police say that he beat his girlfriend to loss of life inside her house. Douglas Elton Hawkins, 32, was taken into custody Tuesday after he allegedly “slammed” 41-year-old Daisha Daybreak Fry’s head with a metallic baseball bat and left her dying on the ground of her bed room, courtroom paperwork reviewed by Regulation&Crime present.
In keeping with a possible trigger affidavit, officers with the Colorado Springs Police Division on Feb. 9 at roughly 2:30 a.m. responded to a 911 name reporting a home disturbance at a residence positioned within the 6600 block of Bugle Drive. The caller advised the 911 dispatcher that her mom’s boyfriend had “slammed” her with a metallic baseball bat and that she was “gushing” blood from her head.
Through the name, Fry’s sister, Brittany Charles, might be heard getting into the bed room and telling the 911 dispatcher that medics “want to return proper now” as a result of her sister was “bleeding out of her head unhealthy,” per the affidavit.
“Oh my god, he killed my sister, her cranium is on the bottom” Charles stated to the 911 dispatcher.
Upon arriving on the house, first responders found a grisly scene within Daisha’s basement bed room. Per the affidavit, Daisha was discovered mendacity on her again and appeared to have suffered “vital accidents” that left the correct facet of her face “disfigured.”
“The precise facet of Daisha’s face was concaved and coated in blood,” the affidavit states. “Blood spatter was noticed on all 4 partitions of the room to incorporate the ceiling. The carpet the place Daisha’s head was resting on had been saturated with blood. A blue in colour aluminum bat was positioned on the mattress. The barrel finish of the bat had what gave the impression to be blood on it.”
Daisha was pronounced useless on the scene. El Paso County Coroner Dr. Megan Kliesner carried out an post-mortem the next day and decided that the way of loss of life was murder attributable to blunt power trauma to the pinnacle. Per the affidavit, along with the deadly blows on the correct facet of Daisha’s face, she additionally sustained two “giant lacerations” to the again of her head.
Daisha and her two youngsters had been residing with Charles in Colorado Springs for a number of months previous to her loss of life. Daisha’s daughter, whose title was redacted from the affidavit, advised police that on the night of Feb. 8, she noticed her mom and her mom’s boyfriend preventing in her mom’s bed room. The daughter recognized her mom’s boyfriend as Douglas Hawkins and defined that the 2 had a long-running and tumultuous historical past relationship again to when the household lived in Spokane, Washington. The daughter advised police that Hawkins had been abusive up to now and had been going by the title “Kyle” since transferring to Colorado Springs. That was allegedly as a result of Daisha’s sister wouldn’t approve of Daisha relationship Hawkins.
Daisha’s daughter stated the argument she witnessed was transient and that quickly after it ended, Hawkins and her mom “started to kiss and contact each other” and engaged in “intimate biting,” per the affidavit.
At roughly 2:20 a.m., the daughter advised police she heard a “banging noise” coming from her mom’s room, which she described as “the sound of metallic hitting one thing.” When she tried to enter the room, she stated the door had been jammed shut. She then compelled her manner into the room and located her mom with blood “gushing” from her head, telling police “blood was all over the place” — together with on the partitions and ceiling.
Hawkins had allegedly fled the scene by exiting the house by way of a bed room window, the daughter advised police. She stated he often used the window to enter and exit the house to stop Charles, the sister, from realizing he was there.
Police obtained an arrest warrant for Hawkins on Feb. 11. He turned himself in to authorities on Feb. 15 and was charged with first-degree homicide. He’s being held on the El Paso County Jail with out bond. His first look earlier than a choose is scheduled for Feb. 23, on-line data present.
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[image via El Paso County Sheriff’s Office]
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