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New York mother ‘shot and killed her boyfriend’

  • Nicole Addimando, 28, was charged with second degree murder of her boyfriend 30-year-old Christopher Grover
  • She flagged a patrol car to lead police to their apartment complex in Poughkeepsie, New York on Thursday 
  • They found Grover dead of a gunshot wound to the head and have not revealed a motive for the killing at this time 

A 28-year-old mother has been charged with the second degree murder of her live-in boyfriend.

Nicole Addimando is accused of fatally shooting Christopher Grover, 30, at their apartment complex in Poughkeepsie, New York. They have two young children together.

According to the Poughkeepsie Journal, police say Addimando flagged down a patrol car at 2.15am Thursday to report there had been an ‘incident’ with her boyfriend.

She then allegedly flagged down a patrol car to the scene at their apartment complex in Poughkeepsie, New York

Nicole Addimando is accused of fatally shooting Christopher Grover then flagging down a patrol car to the scene at their apartment complex in Poughkeepsie, New York

Nicole Addimando used to work at the gym where Christopher Grover was the head coach. Now she is a stay-at-home mom 

Nicole Addimando used to work at the gym where Christopher Grover was the head coach. Now she is a stay-at-home mom 

Police arrived the couple’s home to find Grover dead of a gunshot wound to the head. They have not named a motive for the killing at this point.

Addimando was arraigned in the Town of Poughkeepsie Justice Court and remanded to Dutchess County Jail without bail.

Her next court appearance is scheduled for Monday morning. 

Grover was the head coach at Mr. Todd’s Gymnastics. Addimando used to work at the gym but is now a stay-at-home mom.

Nicole Addimando is charged with murder in the second degree and was arraigned in the Town of Poughkeepsie Justice Court

Nicole Addimando is charged with murder in the second degree and was arraigned in the Town of Poughkeepsie Justice Court

Christopher Grover was found in the couple's apartment with a gunshot wound to his head 

Christopher Grover was found in the couple’s apartment with a gunshot wound to his head 

The gym’s owners wrote in a public Facebook post: ‘Our head coach, Chris, was taken from us yesterday and my thoughts go out to his family. Chris was like a son to us and a big brother to our two girls.’

It continued: ‘Chris and Nikki and have both touched many lives at our gym. I am friends with Nikki as well and just don’t know what life brought to her but our thoughts are with her and her family as well.’ 

Lisa Rosten, a friend of Addimando, told the Journal the charges seemed out of character for the stay-at-home mom.

Rosten said: ‘She is the most loving mother in the world. She taught her kids every single thing. Her kids are extremely smart because of her. She’s a genuinely good perso.’

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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