Natasia Snape Wiki – Natasia Snape Bio
Natasia Snape was a Florida woman who claimed she was Harry Potter, has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run crash that killed a federal judge and injured a six-year-old boy, authorities said.
Snape was being held on suspicion of vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of a crash involving death and other crimes, according to a probable cause affidavit.
She is 28 years old.
The crash occurred Friday morning in Delray Beach, north of Fort Lauderdale, after a car swerved around traffic and onto a sidewalk, striking a woman, Sandra Feuerstein, 75.
Feuerstein, a federal judge in New York’s Eastern District, was later pronounced dead at a hospital, the affidavit said.
The red, two-door sedan then struck a 6-year-old boy who was crossing the street, and the driver fled, the document said. Snape was later found in a car that matched the vehicle’s description that struck Feuerstein and the boy, it said.
Snape was behind the wheel and appeared to be unconscious, according to the document.
She began fighting with emergency medical workers in the ambulance and said she was Harry Potter, the affidavit said. Authorities said they found a synthetic drug that causes excited delirium in her purse.
She is charged with vehicular homicide and other felonies for Friday’s crash that killed District Judge Sandra Feuerstein, 75, who has served in the Eastern District of New York since 2003. The boy, Anthony Ovchinnikov, was taken to the hospital, but his condition Sunday could not be determined.
Court records show that Snape was appointed a public defender, though her lawyer could not be reached Sunday. She was being held instead of a $20,000 bond, according to jail records.
Cardozo School of Law Statement
Feuerstein was a former public school teacher in New York City who later went to law school, became a judge in New York state, and was nominated to the federal bench by George W. Bush in 2003.
“Our thoughts are with her family at this time,” her alma matter, Cardozo School of Law, said Sunday.