The accused Colts Neck killer’s violent streak might return a long time.
Paul Caneiro, the alleged New Jersey arsonist charged with slaughtering his brother and his brother’s household, threatened a co-worker with a screwdriver in 1991, warning that he may “have a deadly accident,” the goal of his wrath claims.
Tech marketing consultant Mark Bostrom says that every one it took was a newscaster to utter Caneiro’s identify because the suspect of the grotesque murders in November for his personal terrifying encounter to come back speeding again.
“I knew that identify,” Bostrom wrote on his native information weblog Friday. “Then I noticed the mug shot. I acknowledged the face.”
The previous IT employee crossed paths with Caneiro 27 years in the past, when the pair labored collectively for Citibank in a Chicago workplace constructing.
Caneiro was there as a marketing consultant, whereas Bostrom was putting in computer systems. Late one night time, after quite a few community outages, Bostrom cracked a joke that might have value him his life, he says.
“I walked over to ask him if the ‘notwork’ was going to be up quickly — teasing him for the reason that community was not working,” Bostrom wrote.
“He was analyzing some blueprints and have become incensed with my remark. He picked up a screwdriver off of a desk and mentioned, ‘you realize you possibly can have a deadly accident again right here’ whereas slowly shifting the screwdriver up and down.”
The thinly veiled menace shook Bostrom, who reported the incident to native cops.
“The message was clear: He thought he may kill me and make it seem like an accident,” he wrote.
Nothing ever got here of his grievance, however Bostrom, 60, says his dealings with Caneiro turned “a little bit strained.”
Caneiro, 51, has pleaded not responsible to killing his brother, sister-in-law and his 8-year-old niece and 11-year-old nephew.
Authorities say he additionally set fireplace to his brother’s house, in addition to his personal home, to make it look like somebody was focusing on his household.