The wife of Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo knew he had had multiple girlfriends — including one woman with whom he went through a “faux wedding” in Las Vegas — before his wife shot him dead in their home last year, according to court records made public Monday.
A prosecutor told grand jurors that Lyvette and Daniel Crespo had a “very rocky…very difficult, dysfunctional relationship” and that the mayor was far from discreet about his many affairs.
Crespo owned a six-bedroom house that he rented out, but he kept one bedroom there that his wife referred to as his “man cave,” where he would bring his girlfriends during lunch breaks and after work, Deputy Dist. Atty. Beth Silverman told the grand jury.
The girlfriend who went through the “faux wedding” ceremony in Las Vegas in 2013 testified before the grand jury that Daniel Crespo told her his wife had threatened to shoot and poison him.
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