Ex-wife of Orlando gay nightclub shooter Omar Mateen says, 'He beat me'

| Sunday, June 12, 2016 - 23:21
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50 people lost their lives in the Orlando shooting at the Pulse nightclub, Florida.

Washington: The ex-wife of the 29-year-old man suspected of killing 50 people in a Orlando nightclub early on Sunday said he was violent and mentally unstable and beat her repeatedly while they were married.
The ex-wife said she met Omar Mateen online about eight years ago and decided to move to Florida and marry him, Independent.co.uk reported.
At first, the marriage was normal, she said, but then he became abusive.
"He was not a stable person," said the ex-wife, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because she feared for her safety in the wake of the mass shooting. 
"He beat me. He would just come home and start beating me up because the laundry was not finished or something like that."
While the FBI has not identified Mateen publicly, US law enforcement officials said his identification was found on the body of the suspected killer who was armed with a handgun and an assault rifle.
Mateen's ex-wife said his family was from Afghanistan, but her ex-husband was born in New York. His family later moved to Florida. 
She said she was having a difficult time when she first met him and decided to move to Florida to be with him. The two married in March 2009 and moved into a two-bedroom condominium in Fort Pierce, Florida that Mateen's family owned.
"He seemed like a normal human being," she said, adding that he was not very religious and worked out at the gym often. 
She said in the few months they were married he gave no signs of having fallen under the sway of radical Islam. 
She said he owned a small-caliber handgun and worked as a guard at a nearby facility for juvenile delinquents.
"He was a very private person," she said.

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Ex-wife of Orlando gay shooting Omar Mateen says, he beat me

The news of tragic killing of about 50 and injuring 53 by shooting in a singing concert organised at LGBT Night Club in Orlando in Central Florida on 12 June 2016 , has left readers shocked world –wide. This Vedic astrology writer prays for rest in peace to those killed in shooting , and for early recovery of those injured. Readers may , however , like to know this writer’s alert prediction published last year on 15 October 2015 likely to take place in US during April- May 2016 and around. Piecing together the related text in the article , it can be said the alert was that during period covering last ten days of April and May 2016 and around , a substantial concern to health or life of US citizens was likely in vulnerable place or regions of US name of which may be identified by first letter out of any of five letters L , C , N , T, U. It was added that the substantial concern could be caused by psychological aberrations or tendencies of suspicion and racial concerns. Since the mass killing by shooting took place in LGBTNight Club in Orlando , it is obvious that hint of place was right , as letters L , N and C are attracted by the name. The hint as regards timing , is also correct. The factors causing the substantial concern to health of citizens implying life , hint was psychological aberrations or tendencies of suspicion and racial concerns, which is also accurate. After the shooting , it can be said that hint provided by this writer for taking precautionary measures was correct to the extent of over 85%. These predictions were published in article – “ Astrological probable alerts for US in year 2016” – on 15 October 2015 in online magazine thesop.org. Link to reach the article : thesop.org/story/20151015/astrological-probable-alerts-for-us-in-year-2016.html

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