October 19, 2021

Rich Dominatrix Anna Reed’s Killer Marc Schatzle Makes use of ‘50 Shades of Gray’ Protection

7 min read


ROME—In a brightly lit courtroom within the conservative Swiss metropolis of Lugano, a jury is studying the intricacies of kinky intercourse and erotic asphyxiation to determine whether or not the demise of a rich British heiress was motivated by pleasure or ache.

Anna Reed, the 22-year-old sufferer of this sordid story, was discovered strangled to demise on the marble flooring a WC within the swanky four-star Lodge La Palma au Lac on the shores of Lake Maggiore on the border between Italy and Switzerland in April 2019. Her erstwhile boyfriend, 29-year-old former bouncer Marc Schatzle—whose tattoos run the gamut from FTW (Fuck the World) to ACAB (All Cops Are Bastards), readily admits he killed her—however insists he didn’t imply to.

On Thursday, the German was decked out in a military coat with decorative shoulder pads, in keeping with a supply within the courtroom. Schatzle described the main points of their final evening collectively in a authorized technique that has been dubbed a “50 Shades of Gray” protection, named after the favored guide and movie that introduced the ins and outs of sadomasochistic intercourse to a mainstream viewers.

Schatzle insists Reed was into kinky sexual encounters, and was a daily patron of Berlin’s storied KitKat Membership, the place public intercourse with strangers is inspired. The fetish membership practically closed in 2019 however managed to remain open by charging for livestreams of the pornographic partiers. Reed, whose social media moniker was “Berlin Child” earlier than it was taken down, had posted numerous photographs of herself contained in the membership. She additionally posted dozens of photographs of herself with Schatzle in what made them look like a loving couple.

The 2 met in Thailand three months earlier than Reed’s demise, when the younger socialite was on a stopover as a part of a round-the-world journey— a twenty first birthday reward from her father Clive Reed, a rich British horse breeder who’s estimated to be price upwards of $35 million. Reed’s mom died after falling down a staircase when her daughter was simply 17. The younger girl was so traumatized she dropped out of highschool, in keeping with her buddies. Reed’s father and surviving sister Millie have shunned commenting on the main points surrounding Anna’s premature demise, although a buddy of the lifeless girl’s sister, journalist Olivia Utley, says Reed is by no means because the press has painted her. “I occurred to know Miss Reed a little bit—her sister, Millie, was my buddy and housemate at college, and Anna came around a number of occasions in our first 12 months,” she wrote in an op-ed on the The Article, final 12 months “ She was chatty, humorous and tremendous shiny… I keep in mind being jealous of her drive and ambition.”

Schatzle, whose shaved head highlights the phrase “Warrior” tattooed above his left eye, was practically $75,000 in debt after they met due to an alleged cocaine behavior so well-known he referred to as himself Marc Dirtywhite—a time period used for uncooked or unprocessed cocaine—on his social media channels, the courtroom heard.

These contained in the courtroom say they watched the tattoo “Fuck The World” engraved on his knuckles as he demonstrated how he had first put a towel round Reed’s neck, after which added stress at her request as that they had intercourse on the ground—earlier than he unintentionally strangled her. “We had intercourse on the lavatory flooring. I put a towel round Anna’s neck,” he advised the courtroom, in keeping with transcripts seen by The Each day Beast. “Then I pressed my fingers in direction of it together with her fingers on my wrists, as we had completed 100 occasions earlier than. Instantly she stopped shifting. Her tongue was protruding. I attempted to revive her.”

Schatzle then says he ran all the way down to the reception desk, the place witnesses on the lodge say he repeatedly punched his head along with his fists, screaming to them that his “girlfriend had turned blue.” The lodge says he got here down at 6:30 a.m. By the point the ambulance arrived a couple of minutes later, Reed was already lifeless.

5 months after her demise, cleaners on the lodge discovered Reed’s Platinum bank card hidden within the fluorescent ceiling tile of the lodge elevator. Schatzle’s fingerprints had been on it, however he advised the courtroom that he had hidden it there “as a joke” in entrance of Reed after he stated she insisted on paying for all the things. It’s unclear when he put it there, however the final cost on the lodge room was a $145 bottle of champagne the 2 shared earlier than retiring to their room for the ultimate time. “We took the elevator to the fifth flooring. We teased one another. It was about her bank card and about paying all the things,” Schatzle advised the courtroom. “So I held it up only for enjoyable. She slipped into the sunshine…” When requested why he disclosed this solely after the cardboard was discovered 5 months after his arrest he advised the courtroom, “You wouldn’t have believed me anyway.”

The jury heard from quite a few witnesses in the course of the trial, which is anticipated to finish with a verdict subsequent week. A former boyfriend advised the courtroom that it appeared odd that Reed would play the submissive function as she was typically a dominatrix of their previous encounters. Reached by The Each day Beast, the boyfriend confirmed that he didn’t envision Reed in that function. “She appreciated to be in cost sexually,” he stated. “I can’t think about she would ever be the one being choked.”

One other boyfriend stated he couldn’t see Reed ever being concerned in that sort of intercourse, although she did wish to get together. “Anna was a contented and ­charming lady. She was rich however she wasn’t smug together with her cash,” he advised the courtroom, in keeping with transcripts. “We’d go to intercourse events however there was nothing ever excessive or violent. To be honest, she went to the golf equipment and events extra for the ­dancing, as she cherished dancing.”

Over the last courtroom listening to for the protection, the suspect’s lawyer Ysar Ravi gently guided him to explain the couple’s passionate relationship, portray an image of recurring eroticism that merely went fallacious. “How typically did you may have intercourse that evening on April 9, 2019?” he requested, in keeping with courtroom transcripts. “Was there oral intercourse? Was the intercourse consensual? How precisely did the choke recreation come about?” Schatzle vaguely answered every query and once more repeated that it wasn’t the primary time that they had used erotic asphyxiation. Ravi underscored that such a demise was not uncommon. Lots of of individuals die every year throughout this harmful eroticism, together with Kill Invoice actor David Carradine and INXS lead singer Michael Hutchence. Ravi insists that Reed is amongst those that took issues just a bit too far.

In his closing assertion earlier than closing arguments subsequent week, Ravi pleaded with the courtroom to miss his consumer’s look and decide the case on the info. “Definitely my consumer just isn’t a saint however he’s not able to murdering somebody,” he stated. “Anna’s demise was sudden and sudden. It was undoubtedly negligence but it surely was a sexual follow that they had each shared earlier than.”

Lead prosecutor Petra Canonica Alexakis is asking for 19 years for the cost of homicide. She is going to give closing arguments subsequent week earlier than the jury deliberates, and insists Schatzle knew very effectively that Reed’s checking account might give him a life he couldn’t receive alone. She says Reed doubled her expenditures since assembly Schatzle, spending round $10,000 a month on costly inns, meals and journey. She advised the courtroom Reed had advised him she wished to interrupt up, which is why he killed her. “Marc Schatzle appreciated the nice life, the vacations and all the trimmings, however he alone couldn’t afford it,” Alexakis advised the courtroom. “After he met Anna, his life had an improve. She was supreme for him—stunning, charming and, crucially, wealthy. He killed her for a monetary motive as a result of the evening she died that they had argued and he or she had threatened to go away him. He invented the charade of a intercourse recreation to avoid wasting his personal pores and skin.”

The courtroom additionally heard that neighbors to the couple’s suite heard a loud argument the evening of the homicide, some three hours earlier than Schatzle went all the way down to the reception corridor. In addition they reported listening to furnishings being overturned and glass being damaged. The courtroom additionally heard proof that might compromise the prosecution’s case together with how the preliminary forensic police botched Reed’s post-mortem which resulted in an inconclusive time of demise, and a possible loophole for the suspect.

The trial will conclude subsequent week with a verdict anticipated on Thursday.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Copyright © All rights reserved. | Newsphere by AF themes.