16-year-old Alexia Rael told her mother’s longtime boyfriend, Bradley Wallin, a local bank manager, that what he had been doing to her “isn’t right,” referencing years of alleged rape.
That evening, Rael told her mother and Wallin was kicked out of the home. A criminal investigation began and soon another relative of Rael came forward to say she, too, had been raped by Wallin.
Less than a month later – as a criminal investigation was underway – Wallin fatally shot Rael, her cousin Mario Salgado-Rosales, 16, and himself in the parking lot of Party City near Cottonwood Mall.
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