A New York tourist who was arrested in Japan with the head of a woman in his bag was described as a "mama's boy" by those who knew him, according to the New York Post. Authorities say that Yevgenity Vasilievich Bayraktar was on vacation when he was taken into custody as he tried to leave Osaka with the severed head of a woman he had met online a month earlier.
Benny Dacy, who is Bayraktar's former step-father, said Bayraktar was 9-years-old when he came to the United States with his mother. The two met online and he flew to meet her in Russia before flying them to his home in Texas, where they got married. He said that he was never close to the boy, but that he was extremely close to his mother.
“He and his mother were very close, but he and I were not."
Dacy said Bayraktar and his mother just vanished one day and that he hadn't heard from them until he saw the news of Bayraktar's arrest.
"She called once to ask me for a divorce but I had no idea where they were until the news hit,” Dacy said. “It was the most traumatic time of my life when she just left me. She is a very selfish woman.”
Bayraktar had a brief stint in the Air Force. Fox News reports that he was "separated" from the Air Force in June of 2012, just 11-months into his career.
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