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News - January 14, 2011

Intense text messages dominate Zumot trial

Cell-phone records reveal turbulent relationship between Bulos Zumot and his slain girlfriend, Jennifer Schipsi

by Gennady Sheyner

During their turbulent two-year relationship, Bulos Zumot and Jennifer Schipsi exchanged hundreds of text messages, including ones containing threats, insults and lengthy diatribes.

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Posted by Hmm, a resident of Barron Park
on Jan 13, 2011 at 8:43 pm

Why would anyone spoof call someone pretending to be the police? Shouldn't that software be illegal? How's anyone going to know who is calling him or her anymore? I would think someone would want to spy on their partner or spouse, but to pretend to be police department...hmm

Posted by registered user, Hmmm, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jan 14, 2011 at 3:59 pm

I have a better question: Why would a man who claims to love his partner so much that he's allegedly going to propose very soon, allow her to walk home late at night, while under the influence of alcohol? That's just not safe. Of course, if her safety was so important to him, he wouldn't be taking court-ordered classes based on his domestic violence issues.