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Texas Sheriff: Criminal investigation underway into unusual accident involving Zhao Anji’s death

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Texas Sheriff: Criminal investigation underway into unusual accident involving Zhao Anji’s death

texasThe Blanco County Sheriff’s Office said on February 29 that Senate Republican leadersmcconnell(Mitch McConnell) Sister-in-law, President and CEO of Foremost Groupzhao anji(Angela Chao)’s death earlier this month was not a “normal accident” and police were conducting a “criminal investigation.”

Angie Zhao, 50, was found dead in a pond on a private farm in Johnson City, Texas, just after midnight on February 11, after rescuers pulled her from a submerged car. After all, this farm is about 40 miles from Austin.

According to CNBC, the Blanco County Sheriff’s Office said in a letter to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on the 29th that “this incident is not an ordinary accident.”

The letter states, “Although the preliminary investigation indicates this was an unfortunate accident, the Sheriff’s Office is investigating this incident as a criminal matter until they have sufficient evidence to rule out criminal activity.” Are not.”

Because Angie Zhao’s death remains the subject of a criminal investigation, the Blanco County Sheriff’s Office public information officer told the AG that police reports of the incident, 911 transcripts, audio and video evidence and other materials are not to be requested for media disclosure. Needed

The Sheriff’s Office said that “releasing the report, video and other information prior to the conclusion of the investigation would interfere with the investigation and potential prosecution of this case.” The letter did not mention that there was evidence that Zhao died. Crime.

However, according to the letter’s statement that Zhao Anji’s death was not a “normal accident” and that there was a possibility of prosecution in the letter, this is a change from the initial statement issued by the police after Zhao Anji’s death.

“Emergency personnel attempted to perform emergency measures on Anji Zhao, but she died underwater,” the sheriff’s office said in a statement on Feb. 16. “We have initially determined that this was an unfortunate accident and the investigation is still ongoing.”

The farm where Zhao died is owned by a trust that has the same Chicago address as an investment and public equity firm owned by Zhao’s husband Jim Breyer. ,

In a letter to the Attorney General, the Blanco County Sheriff’s Office asked for his opinion on whether these records and other materials should be temporarily withheld from the public.

The letter said that once the investigation into Zhao’s death is complete, “all reports will be released to the requestor.”

McConnell announced on February 28 that he would resign as Senate Republican leader at the end of the year. “This is a particularly difficult time for my family,” he said on the Senate floor. “Just a few weeks ago, we tragically lost Elaine Chao’s sister, Angie Chao.” McConnell said, ‘When you lose a loved one, for people, especially if they’re young, there’s a certain amount of introspection that goes along with the grieving process.’

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