Albertus Lewis is accused of shooting his estranged girlfriend dead then dumping her body outside a hospital in a wheelchair’ in South Carolina
Albertus Lewis, right, is accused of murdering his girlfriend Mayra Sanchez, left, by shooting her in the upper chest and dumping her outside a hospital in a wheelchair on July
Albertus Lewis, 23, from Columbia, South Carolina was initially charged with obstruction of justice following the death of 20-year-old Mayra Sanchez. The charges have been updated to include murder.
Richland County Sheriff’s Office said Sanchez was left outside the Palmetto Health Richland Hospital in Columbia on July 5, where she was pronounced dead by doctors.
Her estranged boyfriend, Albertus Lewis, is accused of murdering his Mayra Sanchez, by shooting her in the upper chest and dumping her outside a hospital in a wheelchair on July 5, before fleeing.
Lewis dumped Myra Sanchez outside the Palmetto Health Richland hospital in Columbia, where she was pronounced dead
Sanchez’s family said they had taken out a restraining order against Lewis two months ago
Sanchez was pronounced dead at Palmetto Health Richland hospital in Columbia,
Deputies claimed Lewis put Sanchez in the wheelchair before fleeing the scene.
Sanchez’s mother Guadalupe Sanchez told WLTX that her family had a restraining order out against Lewis at the time of the murder.
They had warned him against visiting their home in future
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said Lewis has been charged with murder and obstruction of justice. He is being held in the Alvin S Glenn Detention Center.
Members of Sanchez’s family have opened a GoFundMe page to pay for her funeral. So far the page has raised almost $2,000.