Friend of Chapman changes her story

Claudia Manrique, 26, at first told Pittsburgh police she was alone in Chapman’s room the night of May 29 when she was attacked by a man posing as a maintenance worker. She said the stranger tied her up when she refused to relinquish a bag containing $200,000 worth of Chapman’s jewelry.

But under 12 hours of questioning, Manrique later told detectives she first encountered the assailant earlier at a CVS store, where he stole her wallet and threatened to hurt her female friend if she did not tell him her room number.

She faces a count of false reports to law enforcement.

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