Philadelphia Woman Handcuffed To Bench And Beaten To Death By Ex-Copy Boyfriend And Roommate
This story is so evil we cringed at ever detail of it. A young woman, only 24 years old, was brutally killed by her boyfriend and his best friend — apparently because she wasn’t submissive enough to him!
According to Philadelphia Inquirer reports:
47-year-old Aaron Wright has been charged with murder, aggravated assault, unlawful restraint, conspiracy to commit murder and abuse of a corpse in the death of his girlfriend, 24-year-old Joyce Quaweay. Temple Police Officer Marquis Robinson, 41, the couple’s roommate and Wright’s best friend, was charged with conspiracy to commit murder, aggravated assault and abuse of a corpse.
According to police Wright, Quaweay, Robinson and Robinson’s girlfriend, who has not been identified, lived together at a house on the 4600 block of Greene Street.
Wright was “extremely controlling” and became upset Friday because Quaweay was not submissive enough, Homicide Capt. James Clark said.
Together, Wright and Robinson allegedly stripped Quaweay naked and handcuffed her to a bench. As Wright beat her, Robinson contorted the victim’s body so Wright could strike her in multiple places, Clark said.
“He felt like she would not submit to his authority and this was his way of punishing her to try to break her,” Clark said.
The men continued to beat Quaweay even after she died, according to police, and that is the basis for the abuse of a corpse charge.
Robinson’s girlfriend walked in during the assault and called 911 around 10:40 a.m., police said.
Quaweay, whom Clark said had “bruises all over her body, from the neck down,” was pronounced dead on scene.
Arriving officers found Wright sitting on the steps leading to the second story of the home. As they approached, he stood up and said “‘I’m the one you want,'” according to a police news release.
Robinson fled before officers arrived but later turned himself in, police said.
Insane!!! Absolutely unbelievable. How does stuff like this even happen? And to make matters worse, according to police reports the entire incident was witnessed by Quaweay and Wright’s daughters, only 10 months and 2 years old, as well as Wright’s two other children from a previous relationship who police believe are around 8 and ten years old.
Wright used to be a Temple University police officer but was dismissed in 2012 according to a school spokesperson, who did not state the reason for his dismissal. Robinson was terminated from his position as a Temple police officer Sunday once criminal charges were filed against him.
Lord why do things like this happen?
Our thoughts and prayers are with Quaweay’s family — especially her kids. Family members say she was a dedicated mom and hard worker who worked at a group home caring for mentally disabled people. Her mother has taken custody of her two children.
Quaweay’s half sister Beatrice Mulbah said she’d never shown any previous signs that Wright was abusive.