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My heart is wringing for the friends and families.
True justice is not man-made.
I am glad to see that this poor family at least won't have to go through the torture of forever wondering "what if?" At least they can bury their precious grandchild and try to get through life. Blessings to all the volunteers, police, etc. who gave of their time and their hearts' blood to make sure this precious baby was found.
As to the perpetrator of these crimes,I'm putting aside the thoughts I'm having about what should be done to him, and remembering that he will face a greater Judge than any that can be found here on earth. Hopefully sooner, rather than later. That's all I'll say on that.
My heart goes out to all who have been touched by these senseless acts.
An 18 month old child does not make a witness, at all,....so why did he kill the kid ?
Blessed are those who are merciful to children.......and self cursed are those who show no mercy to a helpless child, who was no real threat to themselves nor any part of creating any adult issues going on between adults .
Whatever happens to this person who did this in the future, he has earned his reward .
Do you remember the "good 'ol days" when hanging used to be public, and people would excitedly gather at the town square to watch? It feels more and more like our society is headed this way; pretty soon there will probably even be a reality show about it. Our blood thirst for criminals is growing disturbing.
I hope he receives justice, and am glad its not up to me to decide what that justice is.
All the lawyers, judges and definitely the probation board should be required to watch that old movie 'The Bad Seed' before going to work. There are people who are just plain not human and should be locked up.
VoiceOfReason...your last paragraph is beautifully stated...makes me weep profusely for this little one taken so hideously. Your words have given me comfort. Thank you.
I can only imagine why so many of the searchers need counseling after looking for this precious baby, Lana Leigh...all I could think of while reading this is my beloved granddaughter. I have no more words.
Our system...for some stupid reason...rewards failure. ATTEMPTING to commit a crime carries a lesser sentence, when all that really means is that you tried, but failed. Why should being too stupid, incompetent, lazy, etc. to complete the crime you are trying to commit be any less "bad" than getting it done???
All of the legal stuff aside...God bless the families of the victims. I pray that little Lana-Leigh is spending this Mother's Day in the loving and peaceful embrace of her mother. What a tragic way to be together, but at least they ARE together.
I kind of tend to agree with all of you so far. If he had used something besides a .22 or .25, he probably would have killed that guy in 05. Not saying he should have, but the legal system should have realized he had no qualms about killing a person. But to kill a baby is just off the charts. Why couldn't this ba#%&rd have just left the baby? She would have been found by the people who found the mom. The needle is too good for this piece of human detritus. I don't understand that kind of depravity. I know many of you don't believe, but God will deal with this "thing". That is, after gen. pop. have their way with him. My thoughts & prayers to the families & friends hurt by this animal.
Give himlife in prison, locate him in the general population and see how long he last. I can think of a numerous ways this animal could be dealt but I'll use some restraint. This diseased, sick animal needs to go down. That little baby's blood is on the hands of the people who should have put him away. He walks into a man's garage and shoots him five times but is allowed to plea down to second degree. Just having laws doesn't equal justice and justice demands he goes down. Hardhawk is right too, fix the system, so these kind of animals go down for their crimes.
I'm just heart sick for this child and her family. God help us!
It is not the legal system, it is the legislature who is to blame for short sentences and no discretion of the judges and parole boards. The legislature does not want to pay for prisons, so it established sentencing and parole rules that let people off the hook way too soon. In fact, it takes a lot just to get any prison time at all these days. Prisons cost money and that would require more taxes. Taxes that the legislature does not want to impose. These rules have been in place for some time so it is really not the current legislature's fault that we have what we have. The current legislature could, however, correct the problem.
I was wondering the same. Hopefully the death penalty is still in effect.
perfectly said "connected"
my only issue however is how someone can be released from prison only 4 years later after being charged with attempted murder. i feel in my heart this one is on our judicial system.
prayers of comfort, support, love and healing to all those hurting
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