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Ok, I think I mentioned that in the post you quoted.
I initially read it as "domestic violence" and wanted to know if there was some history of that. Then I found the domestic disturbance call. I don't feel there is really a link between a girl getting hurt as your trying to kick her out of a party and either murdering your girlfriend or murdering an intruder.
Well, usually people minimize violent outbursts (particularly against women) until a guy does something really bad. It's part of the problem with domestic abusers, that victims and relatives excuse the behavior with stuff like "he didn't mean it" "he's really a good guy" and other stuff until it escalates to something horrific.
Also, generally speaking, violent domestic incidents simply don't get reported until it escalates to the point of no return.
You have an arrest for him physically harming a girl, passed off as an "accident" or "misunderstanding" by family and friends. You have a previous girlfriend speaking to his terrible temper. You have him threatening to break the legs of some other guy in a dispute over a woman last year. You can see a pattern that makes him simply flying off the handle and shooting this girl very believable.
This post was edited by bkmalik 13 months ago
That's what I'm trying to clarify and doing a horrible job explaining it. I haven't had my coffee yet.
What I read was that he was throwing a party and there was some girl there that he didn't want to be at the party anymore. So he asked her to leave and eventually forced her out of the house. When he shoved her out and slammed the door, it caught her leg and she called the police. To me that is just dealing with some drunk chick at a party.
This time you said it was domestic abuse and describe what it's like for a girl in an abusive relationship (I agree 100% btw). Was the girl he kicked out of the party someone he was actually in a relationship with or was it someone random?
I don't know.
To me at least, it's more about building the pattern/profile on the guy. I also think we're splitting hairs between violent premeditated act vs. crime of passion/heat of the moment.
I think the real debate is whether it's a crime of passion/heat of the moment versus a mistaken identity killing. I haven't read anything that would give rise to premeditation. I could very well see a drunken induced argument, she insults him and goes into the bathroom and locks it and goes to pee. He's stewing, already worked up over the incident earlier and snaps. If the door was locked, I guess I would have to ask what couple locks the door when going to pee in the middle of the night? Not impossible but strange behavior to me.
Also, that story of the girl and the door accidentally slamming her leg is about believable as the Easter bunny. That account is about 95% watered down. Of course it means nothing to whether he murdered his GF or not, but it speaks to his temperament.
That's pretty much how I feel.
If it was mistaken identity and she was on the toilet in the unlocked toilet room and hears her boyfriend yelling at an intruder, her first reaction might be to lean forward to lock the door. I tend the lock the bathroom door out of habit even when I'm home alone, but probably not when I get up in the middle of the night.
What is the story behind the girl the door? It speaks to his temperament as well as how shitty their justice/police system is over there. Didn't they already screw up the crime scene and miss bullets or something? You could find a witness who heard them fighting moments before the shooting and he'd probably get off with a slap on the wrist.
yeah, there's a lot to be answered and maybe we'll never know. Although I really don't buy his story, i'm not sure the cops have the evidence or competence to prove otherwise.
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