Skip to comments.Prosecutor: Teens killed man in ‘knock ‘em down’ game
Posted on 07/23/2012 6:32:09 PM PDT by ransomnote
Three teenagers accused of killing a 62-year-old father-of-12 in West Rogers Park were playing a game called Pick em out and knock em down when they videotaped themselves punching him in the face, prosecutors say. Ads by Google
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Malik Jones, 16, Nicholas Ayala, 17, and Anthony Malcolm, 18, were caught after the video of Jones fatally punching Delfino Mora was posted on Jones Facebook page, according to authorities.
The three were playing a game where the offender picks an innocent victim and knocks him out by striking him and likely robbing him as well, Assistant Cook County States Attorney Terry Clancy told Judge Israel Desierto in court Monday.
Similar attacks some resulting in death have previously been reported in Missouri, New Jersey and Decatur. The game also goes by the name Knockout King, and experts say it is a grab for attention.
Prosecutors did not mention the game Sunday when Jones appeared before a judge on first degree murder charges in the most recent case, but gave a more detailed account of the crime when his two alleged accomplices made their first appearance in court Monday.
They allege Jones struck the fatal blow and owns the cell phone used to film Moras murder in the alley on the 6300 block of North Artesian early July 10.
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"The three were playing a game where the offender picks an innocent victim and knocks him out by striking him and likely robbing him as well, Assistant Cook County States Attorney Terry Clancy told Judge Israel Desierto in court Monday."
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Pictures of the perps?
Obviously not a white-on-black crime, because if it were, it would have bumped “Joker Man” from the top of the headlines.
1) Is this a case of ‘millions of rats invade Chicago’ journalism?
2) If this IS a new phenomenon in Chicago, why? Did Rahm change something? Did Cook County/ IL state laws change?
3) Where did the name Malik come from? It’s about the 5th time in a year I’ve heard this new name.
Gun control is really working in Chicago. Violent criminals with robbery in mind can kill people without worrying about being shot.
We will defend ourselves.
Capital punishment for these young thugs is not cruel and/or unusual.
Prayers up for the victim's family.
Two of their photos are at the link.
Leave these boys alone. They had enough trouble growin’ up in the ‘hood, now the whitey justice system is forcing an inhumane and racist profiling on these just because they are acting like boys in the ‘hood. They were good boys who need love, not criminal punishment.
Odd, no pictures of Malik Jones. Although he’s identified in other newspapers that picked up this story as the most violent of the 3.
Malik...Muslim and Hindu (mainly Panjab): status name from a title meaning lord, ruler, chief, from Arabic malik king. In the subcontinent this is often found as a title for the headman of a village. In Islam Al-Malik the King is one of the attributes of Allah, regarded as the king of mankind (Quran 114:2).
Obama's sons, I would suspect.
They were likely going for their G.E.D...planning on enrolling in the local community college....what a shame.
The message that the lynch Zimmerman mob, both on and off this forum, wanted sent and was sent is that if one is perceived to be white, one does not defend themselves from being mauled or slain by one of Holder's people or obama's sons without suffering severe negative repercussions.
These cowards always run in packs and sucker punch victims. The victims are usually elderly too.
I’m guessing F.A.S. for the one on the right.
Given the choice in answers to 'Where's Dad?', 'in jail' is better than 'dead'.
I'm not going to be intimidated into not defending myself.
The deceased. Looks like he couldn't fight his way out of a wet paper bag.
Is Barry going to the funeral? /sarc.
The victim must have been a “white” hispanic.
“and experts say it is a grab for attention.”
Then let the freakin’ experts get knocked out and robbed.
Again ,the usual suspects.,
Why do I even go to look?
Anyone still wonder why there are a disproportionate of blacks in our prison system?
>>The victim must have been a white hispanic.
Well, I guess it serves him right, then. /sarc
Just noticed he was disabled as well and was collecting cans to recycle when they got to him - trying to get a few bucks together. Of course his killers would consider themselves way above such menial labor.
Malik Jones, 16, Nicholas Ayala, 17, and Anthony Malcolm, 18, were caught after the video of Jones fatally punching Delfino Mora was posted on Jones' Facebook page...Murder one.
These idiots cannot grasp that they aren't just playing a game.
“Jones later confessed to throwing the punch that felled Mora, she added. Hes a member of the Latin Kings street gang, with a tattoo of the words Little Terror on his left arm and the words f-— you, pay me on one of his hands, according to a police report.”
16 year old murders 62 year old disabled father of 12 - I just don’t have words for it.
why would you make fun of a murder victim?
of course, we could make this a non issue by voting the bum out.....
That is what I intend to do.
Others here disagree.
But it’s ABO for me.
>>why would you make fun of a murder victim?
Make fun??? Please, get a clue.
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