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12 year old convicted of "2nd degree murder"

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  1. El Chimpo Cruel Man Platinum Member

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  2. faustian I AM NOT A MONSTER Platinum Member

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    Kinda surprised by that kid's work ethic tbh.
     
  3. Malas Sent via carrier pigeon

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    The insanity plea will probably work out for him. Doesn't work as often as you'd think from watching TV, though.
     
  4. weich Silver Belt

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    I think he's guilty. I hope they consider all of the circumstances surrounding the shooting and get the kid the help he needs.
     
  5. El Chimpo Cruel Man Platinum Member

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    did he kill him? yeah... but do i think he should go to DJJ (youth authority or w.e you call it)...no....should he get counseling? YEAH
     
  6. GracieMMABarra Word.

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    Why? He told his sister he was going to kill him and shot him point blank.

    Now if to say, you think the charges or punishment is harsh..that's different.
     
  7. El Chimpo Cruel Man Platinum Member

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    he pleaded insanity but he was ruled "responsible" which is guilty in juvenile terms
     
  8. faustian I AM NOT A MONSTER Platinum Member

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    The OP should include that the boy was 10 when he killed his father imo
     
  9. El Chimpo Cruel Man Platinum Member

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    fair enough....its clear he needs help...sending him into an environment like jail wont help him
     
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    My fault if that was in the article, I had skimmed it.

    I don't know what to say about the "responsible" verdict. Coming from the same country that lets people sue (and they win, is the point) others for spilling hot coffee on their own legs, and lets a group of football players run a train over a drugged out girl without consequence.
     
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    no worries.... i dont think hes been sentenced yet tho
     
  12. weich Silver Belt

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    And there goes your credibility on any US legal matters.
     
  13. GracieMMABarra Word.

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    I don't think there's that many ways he could escape doing time. He'll likely do some amount.

    But I agree. He needs help and years of jail, maybe prison, isn't the answer.
     
  14. faustian I AM NOT A MONSTER Platinum Member

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    It's in juvenile court though. So it's not like he's being charged as an adult.
     
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    I am surprised its 2nd degree and not 1st. Once he told his sister that he was gonna kill him, that 1st degree. He planned to do it and carried it out. Abused or not, doesn't justify a planned muder. If he had time to plan to kill someone, he had time to plan away out and get help.
     
  16. El Chimpo Cruel Man Platinum Member

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    i hope he doesnt see time..but i know its probable ....im gonna keep an eye on the case, i think he might get YA'd until 18
     
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    You do realize there is more to the coffee case and even the rape case, right?
     
  18. El Chimpo Cruel Man Platinum Member

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    they took into account all the years of abuse and neglect he had...even back to him in his mother she was a drug abuser....its all in the article
     
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    Elaborate on the coffee case, I know about the rape case
     
  20. GracieMMABarra Word.

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    The coffee case was actually reasonable is the sense, that the coffee was proven to be at an unnecessary heat if I remember correctly.

    Don't quote me on that.
     

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