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Update: Man using assault rifle as crutch. Investigation leads to arrest of 26.

Hat Tip to Lex

gjhwyWPLQYiVqWXJ7MZEgwOn July 11th, I reported the murder of 5-year old Alysa Bobbitt. The man who murdered Alysa, 30-year old John Meyer, was using an assault rifle as a crutch that went off, shooting through the ceiling into the apartment where Alysa and her mom were visiting with a friend.

There were questions about who owned the gun and those questions were not answered when Meyer was arrested. Without going to trial, he agreed to a plea of manslaughter and was sentenced to 6 years and 3 months.

After Meyer was sentenced, the Daily Courier reported that federal authorities were investigating the background of the rifle. It was suspected that the assault rifle either malfunctioned or had been illegally tampered with. What was uncovered resulted in the arrest of 26 people, with 5 more being sought. Read the rest of this entry

Man Using Assault Rifle as Crutch Kills 5 Year Old

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Alysa Bobbitt

Her name is Alysa Bobbitt.  She was 5-years old and lived in Shady Cove, Oregon. On June 27, 2013, Alysa and her mom were visiting Karen Hancock in a Grants Pass apartment. Read the rest of this entry

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