Nashville Police yesterday released audio tapes from a July 6 interview from another Steve McNair mistress, a woman named Leah Ignagni.
(Ignagni booking photo (left) after felony drug bust on Aug. 24)
The interview took place a little more than a month before Ignagni was arrested for two felony drug offenses.
(McNair’s second mistress also arrested on multiple felony drug charges)
Ignagni to police on July 6:
“I will say that Steve and I got pretty, um … He got pretty serious with me, as in serious texts on those nights and stuff. He thought that I was going to like break up with him and stuff throughout last week, so he would just show up at my house a lot.”
Ignagni said the McNair told her he was divorcing his wife Mechelle.
We’ll probably never know the full scope of the vast minefield that was Steve McNair’s love life, but one thing seems certain. There was more than one “other woman.” CBS’s Armen Keteyian has reopened this sordid box of weirdness once again, and now out pops another name: Leah Ignagni, which CBS News is alleging is yet another woman with whom McNair was seeing without knowledge of his wife.
Nashville police released a case study today naming Ignagni as someone they had interviewed, and who McNair was also seeing. The former quarterback was killed, police believe, by girlfriend Sahel Kazemi, who then turned the gun on herself.
The report states that based on police interviews with Ignagni and Kazemi’s former roommate, Emily Andrews, Kazemi knew that McNair was involved with another woman. CBS rolled out several pictures of Ignagni today. Read more…