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Slow speed chaseattorney charged with murder

Posted at 6:23 PM, Dec 23, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-23 20:23:01-05
TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Tucson police used their cars to stop a murder suspect.  Now we're learning more about murder suspect Christopher Raboin and Rosalia Gilbert, the woman he's charged with killing.
 
Raboin is an attorney.  Police say in mid-November, he drove away from his girlfriend's house, just as officers were answering a 911 call there.
       
One group of officers stopped Raboin, another tried to keep Gilbert alive but she died at the scene.
 
Police rushed to the house after Rosalia Gilbert's roommate called 911 and said a man there had been beating Gilbert.
         
The man later identified as Chris Raboin drove away just as officers arrived.  Officers say even when they pointed their guns at him he did not stop.
          
At least four patrol cars followed Raboin.  They says he never went faster than 40 miles per hour but did not stop for red lights or for the patrol cars lights and sirens.
          
After about four miles, an officer nudged Raboin's car into a spin.  He recovered and kept going.  Finally officers forced the car to stop.
          
While one group of officers arrested Raboin, another group went into the house.  These evidence photos shows parts of the interior.
         
They found Rosalia Gilbert in the house, with serious trauma.  
 
Three officers took turns doing chest compressions to try to keep her alive.  Tucson Fire paramedics arrived but could not save her.  She was pronounced dead at the scene.
 
Rosalia Gilbert had two children.  
      
Chris Raboin is an attorney, but not one who handled criminal cases like the one he's caught in now.  He actually told the Arizona Bar to inactivate his law license about a year and a half ago.  He has been studying to be a film maker.
       
Now he's in the Pima County unless and until he posts a half million dollar bond.