Aunt of missing woman slams Red Sox star George Scott’s son after murder-suicide
The son of a former Boston Red Sox star is believed to have murdered his own young child before committing suicide, according to authorities. George Scott III, 54, and his eight-year-old son Dante were found dead in their home in New Bedford, Massachusetts on Friday. Scott had been a person of interest in the case of Dante’s mother, Lisa Hazard, who disappeared in March 2019. Hazard’s aunt, Crystal Wohlgemuth, took to social media to express her belief that Scott III also killed her niece before taking his own life to avoid being caught. The alleged murder-suicide has shocked the community and led some to question the handling of the case by investigators.
Who is George Scott III?
George Scott III is the son of former Boston Red Sox player George Scott. He was found dead alongside his eight-year-old son, Dante, in their New Bedford home.
What is Scott III accused of?
Scott III is accused of murdering his young child before taking his own life. He was also a person of interest in the disappearance of his son’s mother, Lisa Hazard, who vanished in March 2019.
What led to the alleged murder-suicide?
Authorities recently searched Scott III’s home in relation to Hazard’s disappearance, which some believe may have played a role in the alleged murder-suicide.
What has Hazard’s family said about the case?
Hazard’s aunt, Crystal Wohlgemuth, took to social media to slam Scott III, expressing a belief that he also killed her niece and criticising investigators for their handling of the case.
What has the community’s response been?
The alleged murder-suicide has shocked the community, with friends of Hazard’s expressing fury with investigators over their handling of the case. The incident has prompted questions about the quality of the investigation and whether more could have been done to prevent the tragedy.
George Scott’s son criticized by missing woman’s aunt following murder-suicide
The son of a former Boston Red Sox player, George Scott III, has allegedly committed murder-suicide, taking the life of his young child before taking his own in their New Bedford, Massachusetts home. Investigations into the March 2019 disappearance of Lisa Hazard, Scott’s former partner and the mother of their child, intensified after Scott’s home was searched about a month ago, leading to suspicions that he was involved. Following the discovery of the murder-suicide, Crystal Wohlgemuth, the aunt of Lisa Hazard, took to social media to voice her belief that Scott III was responsible for Hazard’s disappearance and the death of both her and their son. Other friends of Hazard criticized the efforts of authorities in investigating her disappearance. The case remains ongoing.