Tuesday, December 22, 2015

"Son Threatened He’d Become a Journalist if Mom Sold Historic Pad: suit"

From the New York Post:
A Manhattan man convinced his mom not to sell her historic East Village walk-up, where he and his wife live for free, by claiming he would commit suicide — or, worse, become a journalist, his brother says.

Lorcan Otway told his mom that if she sold the two-building St. Marks Place property, he’d run off to cover the Afghanistan war, his brother, Thomas Otway, says in the Manhattan Surrogate’s Court filing.

The brother claims Lorcan, 60, used other “high- pressure tactics” to coerce their mother, Florence, not to sell the property....MORE