Man Caught Freaking Out on Tape Shortly After Girlfriend Was Killed (VIDEO)

Simon GittanySimon Gittany, an Australian man whose fiancee Lisa Harnum plunged to her death off their apartment balcony is currently on trial for her murder. He says she fell. The prosecutors say he pushed her and now, chilling video has been released that shows him dragging her back into their apartment after it looks like she attempted to leave and then, minutes later, freaking out in the elevator as he went down to see her on the ground below.

Prosecutors allege that Gittany dragged his ballerina fiancée, Harnum, back inside the apartment and, judging from the footage, it's hard to see it any other way. It's pretty scary stuff.

The video is the kind of thing you can't unsee, so be forewarned, it is a bit upsetting. Watch at your own risk. See below:

It does not prove anything, but it does make a case for the fact that she was in the apartment against her will. A very strong case, in fact.

After her death, police say Gittany claimed he hoped the cameras were working, but the cameras Gittany was referring to -- the three he installed to record inside their unit -- weren't working, in fact and the 69 seconds between Gittany dragging Harnum inside and her fatal fall on July 30, 2011 were never recorded. What happened? We may never know for sure.

Gittany also said during questioning:

Baby, baby, baby I can't believe it. Her mum is going to be devastated . . . they were talking online yesterday and laughing. It (was) almost like she knew it would be the last time. Like God knew.

Chilling words. Chilling tape. Let's hope this woman gets justice.

Do you think this tape is open and shut?

 

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nonmember avatar Hanley

He looked upset...which is pretty expected. Not saying the guy is innocent but this video proves nothing in my opinion.

nonmember avatar Katrina

Well my guess here would be guilty! Im sure its possible that she could have jumped off herself to get away from him .. But i suspect foul play here. For starters, who in the hell takes the elevator for some shit like that, i dont care how many floors up you are if someone you love is injured it is instinctive to run!!! His expressions would imply "hurry hurry oh my gosh" .. But they seem to convey "oh shit what have i done!!"

nonmember avatar Bookworm

...and this video was upsetting how? I'm not going to say that what he likely did wasn't horrid, but there really wasn't anything in that video that warranted a warning.

Katie Cruz

I didn't see him dragging her up to the apartment...?? That video just shows him freaking out, but it appears to be a more of a oh-shit-what-have-I-done, or oh-shit-look-what-she-made-me-do. =-/ The investigators will get to the bottom of it.

bills... billsfan1104

What's scary is the very beginning of him with his hand over mouth.

nonmember avatar CoolMom

Now that I wish I had not..when I viewed the video on this page it cut to a minute in. When I replayed it I saw it from the beginning. The first few seconds of the video are more incriminating than the elevator scene. He killed her. What a fucking pig.

nonmember avatar Magdalena

It did not show her being dragged. The video that I saw only showed him freaking out..nothing more.

nonmember avatar Paige Kaye

In the very first two seconds or so, you see him dragging her across the bottom left side of the screen - pulling her aside with his arm wrapped around her head, his hand over her mouth, and she is obviously fighting to get away.

It's only two seconds, but it's devastating - knowing that she was fighting him off minutes before she fell. Even if he did not purposefully push her, it indicates they may have been physically fighting when she fell.

Angie Barrow

i watched the video like 3 times. i see her fighting him and him holding her against her will, i just dont see a girl or women jumping out of a window to get away from someone. i seen his freaking out as OMG what have i just done! what the hell am i gonna do! and then composed and running outta the elevator

Ann Dorman Knowles

I had to watch twice. First it just shows him freaking out. If you watch again and drag the player button all the way back to the left you see him with his hand on her mouth pulling her back.


 

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