Texas stalker who killed podcast host was crushed friendship ended: ex
A podcast host and the ex-wife of a love-sick Texas stalker who killed her husband before turning the gun on himself said she was devastated when the podcaster ended their friendship.
Neda Meshaim described her ex, Ramin Khodakarmrezai, To the local outlet KRIV Fell infatuated with the creator after becoming a fan of him through the social media app, Clubhouse.
The woman, who did not want to show her face or have her voice recorded, said Khodkarmrezai’s admiration for Zohreh Sadeghi, 33, eventually developed into a friendship.
The two exchanged several phone calls and met in person more than once, Meshabim said.
Meshabim and 38-year-old Khodakarmrezai had been married for seven years and have a daughter.
Despite filing for divorce five years ago, Khodakarmrezai often shared details about her love life with her ex because both are from Iran and have no relatives in the U.S., Meshabim said.
Meshabim said that at some point, Sadeghi, who was married, cut Khodakarmrezai, crushing him.
But the woman said she never thought her ex-husband, who owned his own trucking company, was capable of moving to Sadeghi’s high-rise in the Seattle suburbs, where he broke into her home Friday and found her and her husband. killed the
Khodakarmrezai then turned the gun on himself, police said.
In documents filed for an order of protection on March 3, Sadeghi wrote that he first told the crazed fan on November 6 to leave him alone.
The podcaster claimed she called him more than 10 times a day and left more than 20 messages a day for her husband — some “vulgar, angry and threatening.”
Sadeghi wrote in his petition for a protective order, “Khodakarmrezai’s anger has flared up” and his “delusion has made me fear for my life and the lives of my loved ones.”
In December, she went to the podcaster’s house to deliver flowers after her husband left her home.
However, the authorities were unable to serve Khodkarmrezai with the order as they were unable to contact him.
On Friday morning, the trucker climbed through a window of the couple’s home in Redmond and shot them before turning the gun on himself, authorities said.
According to local reports, Sadeghi’s mother, who was also in the house, ran to a neighbor’s house to call the police.