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WICHITA — “If I can’t have you, no one can.” Alexander Lewis, 22, was thrown in the slammer after he asphyxiated his gravid girlfriend, Wichita State University student Zaiylah Bronson, because she broke up with him. The femicide transpired at Zaiylah’s off-campus apartment on August 26, 2023 in Wichita, Kansas. According to police reports, Zaiylah — a victim of domestic violence — told Alex she was sick and tired of being his punching bag and she wanted out of the relationship. A bout of contretemps ensued. As the quarrel intensified, Alex strangled Zaiylah with his bare hands then dumped her lifeless body into the trunk of his car. His mother descried the cadaver and called police. Surveillance footage also shows Alex carrying Zaiylah’s blanket-wrapped corpse with her feet dangling out to his vehicle before driving off.
The simp was arrested and charged with capital murder.
Investigators later learned Alex planned Zaiylah’s quietus. He Googled “snapping necks” a day prior for information regarding “stun guns, lethal weapons, and weapons that can kill.” Detectives also found duct tape, bottled water, clothes, flashlights, trash bags and towels in Alex’s backpack. “I got scared. I was over at her place; I didn’t know what to do,” he told interrogators.
Alex said Zaiylah broke up with him then spent time talking “on the phone with another male.”
So he grabbed her around the neck and squeezed “until she stopped moving.”
Zaiylah, 19, lived just outside Kansas City before attending Wichita State on scholarship.
She was a track & field star with aspirations of becoming a math teacher.
She was also 16 weeks preggo.
“She had just found out that she was having a boy,” Taronza Bronson, Zaiylah’s mom, told reporters.
Scuttlebutt has it Alex served in the United States Air Force.
Zaiylah’s family had no idea she was a victim of domestic violence.
Babygirl hid it well.
The Wichita Family Crisis Center reported a 60 percent increase in women seeking shelter from abusers over the past year.
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