US pipe bomb arrest: Cesar Sayoc ‘lived in fantasy world’, says former lawyer
A Donald Trump fanatic accused of posting 14 homemade bombs to leading critics of the US president has reportedly told investigators that he “did not want to hurt anyone”.
Cesar Sayoc, 56, who was arrested yesterday in a dramatic FBI swoop outside a mechanic’s store in Florida, is said to have stated during interview that he did not believe the devices would cause harm, despite including in each package an image of the recipient with a red “X” over their face.
“He doesn’t seem to recognise reality; he lives in a fantasy world,” said his former lawyer, Ronald Lowy.
Sayoc was a drifter who lived in a van plastered with images of Trump, along with photographs of some of the president’s leading critics — including Hillary…ummm