Who Is Lisa Harris (Lawrence Leathers Girlfriend) Wiki, Bio, Age, Arrest, Charges
Lisa Harris Biography – Lawrence Leathers Girlfriend
Lisa Harris was the girlfriend of Award-winning jazz drummer Lawrence Leathers who died on June 2, 2019. Lisa is being charged with manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide following Lawrence’s death.
Lisa Harris Age
Lisa is 41 years old.
Lisa Harris and Lawrence Leathers
Lisa was in a relationship with Lawrence Leathers who was a was an American Jazz Drummer and Grammy-winning musician from Michigan, USA. He played the drum for Cecile McLorin Salvant. Lisa and Leathers lived together in an apartment in the Bronx. Leathers, however, didn’t have any photographs of Harris featured in any of his social media accounts. Their landlord said she was stunned to learn they were an item, saying that Harris frequently brought other men home.
“The first time I heard he was her boyfriend was when she told the cops. I nearly fell over. I never saw any romance between the two of them. She lied to me. She told me he was her cousin.” She told the Daily News.
Lawrence Leathers Death
On June 2, 2019, Lawrence was found died by his landlord, his body dumped in the stairwell of the building where he lived in the Bronx. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner determined Leathers’ died from homicidal asphyxia with compression of the neck.
Lisa Harris Arrest
Following Lawrence death, Harris together with their mutual friend Sterling Aguilar were arrested in connection with the assault that led to Leathers’ death. According to the police, Leathers got into a fight with Harris that night and things escalated quickly. When Aguilar tried to step between the two and break up the fight, Leathers put him into a chokehold. Harris began striking Leathers in the face until he released Aguilar who later choked Leathers until he was unconscious.
It was alleged that the fight between Harris and Leather began while they were out at a BBQ with some friends celebrating Harris’ graduation from her Master’s program. The fight began as Leathers alleged that Harris was cheating.
According to the authorities, Aguilar had Leathers in a choke hold for more than 30 minutes. During this time his grip was so strong that they discovered broken bones in Leathers’ neck.
Lisa Harris Charges
Lisa Harris together with her friend Sterling Aguilar were both charged with single counts of manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide.
The prosecutors alleged that Aguilar held Leathers in a chokehold for approximately 30 minutes as Harris sat on his chest and punched him several times in the face. The prosecutors added that Aguilar’s grip around Leathers’ neck was so tight that some of the bones in his neck broke. After Leathers was dead Harris allegedly dragged his body into the stairwell of their building, where she left him to be discovered by other tenants.