[Ed. – As much of a loner as this guy was supposed to be, my question is: whom was he partying with?]
Magistrate Judge Alicia O. Valle found the US military vet indigent and ordered he be represented by a public defender.
Meanwhile, Anchorage neighbors of the crazed killer report he began speaking “rather darkly” to them, threw loud parties and parked in a handicapped spot in the months before he snapped.
Brittany Adams, who lived near 26-year-old Esteban Santiago, said the trouble with the Iraq war veteran began in October, about a month after his daughter was born.
Adams told local station KREM-TV that it was only two weeks ago when another neighbor called police because Santiago “was having a loud party and then kicked in his door.”
“He just seemed to have more parties that got out of hand,” she said.