New York Post


Psycho cop-killer’s gal pal relives chilling last days


Cop-killer Alexander Bonds’ girlfriend said he was ranting about an enemy that was trying to kill them and how cars were sending him secret messages in the days before he gunned down NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia.

“He thought I had something to do with it, that his enemy had me date him in order to destroy him,” Bonds’ girlfriend, who was not named, told The New York Times in a report published Monday.

Less than an hour before he fatally shot the mother of three in The Bronx shortly after midnight on July 5, Bonds’ girlfriend repeatedly called 911 and tried to wave down police cars and ambulances, she said. But he just kept wrestling the phone away and hiding, saying his “enemy” couldn’t see him with the police.

“I can’t be seen with no cop. If I do, it’s game over for me,” she recalled Bonds saying.

Bonds, who was killed by cops after he shot Familia, had long suffered from schizophre­nia.

But his lethal psychotic episode be- gan days before his rampage, on June 30, after he received a phone call saying that “an old friend had a problem with him,” his girlfriend told the paper.

After he became increasing­ly paranoid that someone was out to get him — and that she was working for the enemy “to destroy him” — she took him to a local clinic, and subse- quently St. Barnabas Hospital, she says.

He was given a sedative and got “back to his normal self ” the next day, she says — but it didn’t last long.

By July 3, he had become obsessed with the apartment next door, insisting someone there wanted to hurt him and rape her.

She couldn’t get another appoint- ment at the clinic, but the next day, she followed him around as he got in and out of cabs, claiming their headlights were communicat­ing with him and he had to confront his enemy, the Times reported.

“Do you want me to go there?” the girlfriend heard him ask the cars. “One blink means ‘no,’ two blinks mean ‘yes.’ ”

The next day, they went to a Fourth of July barbecue. The NYPD says the girlfriend called 911 three times after 9 p.m. that night, but didn’t say her lover was violent — just erratic — and she didn’t realize he was carrying the .38-caliber revolver he would use to shoot Familia in the head.

“I would not have allowed that — I would have wrestled him for the gun,” she told the Times.

Eventually, he insisted that his exhausted girlfriend let him go on alone, saying, “Do you trust me?” as she drove away in a separate cab, she says.

“I didn’t know it could end violently,” she told the paper. “I wish I could have done more.”

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