Claim: Henry Said ‘I’ll jump off truck & kill myself’

Carrie Whitaker of the CINCINNATI ENQUIRER has an account of Tuesday’s Chris Henry incident in Charlotte from a man who claims he’s Loleini Tonga’s neighbor. Lee Hardy told Whitaker that he witnessed - from only a few feet away - a heated exchange between Tonga and Henry as they sped past him in a pickup truck.

Chris Henry's House Tire Tracks In Front Yard

Lee Hardy, a neighbor, said he was trimming his trees on a 15-foot ladder as he watched the yellow pickup truck zoom past him - with Henry in the bed and his fiancee Loleini Tonga at the wheel.

“He was banging on the top, on the doors, screaming at the lady, ‘We need to talk,’” Hardy said.

“He said, ‘If you take off, I’m going to jump off the truck and kill myself,’ ” Hardy said.

Hardy said he was less than 2 feet from Tongas’ driveway when the pickup drove past. He said it was going about 25 to 30 mph.

Hardy also talked about Tonga as a neighbor. Read more…