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Brooklyn Marine sergeant & wife tortured, slain in Calif.; 4 of his men are arrested
The Daily News ^ | 11.06.08 | CORKY SIEMASZKO

Posted on 11/06/2008 7:45:18 AM PST by Chickensoup

Updated Thursday, November 6th 2008, 10:35 AM

Brooklyn Marine Sgt. Jan Pawel Pietrzak and his wife, Quiana, seen in August wedding photo, were found tortured and slain Oct. 15 in their home near San Diego. A Brooklyn-raised Marine sergeant and his new bride were tortured and killed execution-style in their California home - allegedly by four other Marines under his command.

Sgt. Jan Pawel Pietrzak, who was raised in Bensonhurst, and his wife, Quiana, were found bound and gagged in the ransacked house, each shot in the head.

Pietrzak was the suspects' sergeant at Camp Pendleton, Quiana's mother said Wednesday.

"They're monsters," Faye Jenkins told the Daily News. "They're monsters."

Pietrzak's mother, Henryka Pietrzak-Varga, said she had prepared herself "for the possibility that my son could die in Iraq."

"But to die like this, in their own home?" she told The News. "They were good kids. They didn't deserve to die like this."

Investigators said the motive for murder was "financial gain." Neither mother believes that.

"When I found out what they did to them, it was like they killed me, too," Pietrzak-Varga said.

A spokesman for the Riverside County district attorney's office would not comment on reports that Pietrzak was killed by his own men.

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


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Wondering about who the killers are. Seemed like a nice couple, They were interracially married. Anyone have pictures of the accused killers?
1 posted on 11/06/2008 7:45:21 AM PST by Chickensoup
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To: Chickensoup

Charged with murder and other crimes are Pvt. Embrys John, 18, of Maryland; Lance Cpl. Tyrone Miller, 20, of North Carolina; Pvt. Kevin Darnell Cox, 20, of Tennessee, and Pvt. Kesuan Sykes, 21, of California.


2 posted on 11/06/2008 7:46:12 AM PST by RDTF (BO smells and eventually people do what's necessary to avoid it)
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To: Chickensoup
Charged with murder and other crimes are Pvt. Embrys John, 18, of Maryland; Lance Cpl. Tyrone Miller, 20, of North Carolina; Pvt. Kevin Darnell Cox, 20, of Tennessee, and Pvt. Kesuan Sykes, 21, of California.

Did we save Uday's plastic shredders?
3 posted on 11/06/2008 7:48:39 AM PST by SpaceBar
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To: RDTF

So the killers are black.

Now why?

This will be a federal crime and death is an option.


4 posted on 11/06/2008 7:49:13 AM PST by Chickensoup ('08 VOTING for the SUPREME COURT that will be BEST for my FAMILY and voting for SARAH PALIN!!!)
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To: RDTF

those are so obviously Scandinavian names, I don’t
know what to think.


5 posted on 11/06/2008 7:49:47 AM PST by supremedoctrine
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To: RDTF
John, Miller, Cox, Sykes

Where's all the snotty idiotic "Quakers Again!" and xenophobic nonsense.

Marines, in our country, in a home, doing worse than Berg's terrorists.

6 posted on 11/06/2008 7:51:28 AM PST by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: Chickensoup

7 posted on 11/06/2008 7:51:35 AM PST by blam
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To: supremedoctrine

Of course. There it is.


8 posted on 11/06/2008 7:52:05 AM PST by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: Chickensoup

This is a weird story.


9 posted on 11/06/2008 7:52:14 AM PST by Hildy
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To: SpaceBar

Media will let it sink.


10 posted on 11/06/2008 7:52:38 AM PST by A_perfect_lady (History repeats itself because human nature is static.)
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To: Chickensoup

Probably democrats too...


11 posted on 11/06/2008 7:53:12 AM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: Chickensoup

My husband said all branches of the military are experiencing some gang involvement in the ranks. I hope these guys can be tried on “hate crime” charges - hey I know that is only against whites, but I have dream, that one day, all people will be charged equally in crimes of murder.


12 posted on 11/06/2008 7:54:00 AM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Tagline scrubbed to prevent invitation to indoctrinization camp)
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To: blam

Nice couple, damn shame.
Hang them.


13 posted on 11/06/2008 7:54:43 AM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

Why in the world would a gang member join the Army? (Not to say it’s not happening,I just don’t get the concept of a gang member joining the military)


14 posted on 11/06/2008 7:59:57 AM PST by lynny
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To: Chickensoup

Who cares if they were interracial? They were Americans! Their killers need to be executed within the next 30 days if they have proof positive on them.


15 posted on 11/06/2008 8:00:50 AM PST by Issaquahking (This is the kind of person our forefathers wanted to run the country!!! Go Sarah Go!!!)
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To: Chickensoup

They cry about racism yet murder when they see people who have clearly risen above it.

They can’t stand to see one of their own with whitey.


16 posted on 11/06/2008 8:01:12 AM PST by Califreak (Gramsci is laughing)
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To: lynny

Training - hand to hand combat - tactics.


17 posted on 11/06/2008 8:01:35 AM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Tagline scrubbed to prevent invitation to indoctrinization camp)
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To: blam

Unless there’s some other motive that’s not so obvious . . .

my wild guess is . . .

The Sgt was quite . . . stern . . . perhaps perceived to be harsh

or

had a unique way of tweaking of folks under him who were already . . . emotionally . . . compromised, mentally compromised . . . from THEIR ATTACHMENT DISORDERS.

Dreadful stuff. I hope they confess and repent . . . and still get what they are due.

Lawlessness is breeding like rabbits . . . or bacteria . . . in our land.


18 posted on 11/06/2008 8:02:51 AM PST by Quix (GLOBALIST PLANS FM 1900 ON #76 http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2031425/posts?page=77#77)
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To: Chickensoup

Hate crime

Story is that this marine was married to a black woman

The killers are black


19 posted on 11/06/2008 8:08:18 AM PST by Carley (Vote McCain/Palin.....Change babies can live with.)
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To: lynny

Son served overseas. Some bases were notorious for their gang activity.

sigh..........the officer corps is filled with the dregs left behind after bubba promoted by race and gender.


20 posted on 11/06/2008 8:10:09 AM PST by Carley (Vote McCain/Palin.....Change babies can live with.)
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To: Chickensoup

“Anyone have pictures of the accused killers?”

Sounds like a hate crime to me...look at the names of the killers.


21 posted on 11/06/2008 8:13:42 AM PST by toldyou (Even if the voices aren't real they have some pretty good ideas.)
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To: lynny; SW6906

I know a Marine MP and he has said that gang-bangers join the Marines to learn how to be better killers when they get out.


22 posted on 11/06/2008 8:24:49 AM PST by namsman
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To: RDTF

Tyrone,Embrys,Darnell,Kesuan? Hmmmm.

Didn’t read article. Did they show photos of the suspects?


23 posted on 11/06/2008 8:28:45 AM PST by 101voodoo
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To: Chickensoup

I’m speechless.

Just horrible.


24 posted on 11/06/2008 8:32:06 AM PST by Marie ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
I hope these guys can be tried on “hate crime”

It never happens when the shoe is on the other foot.
Know what I mean?

25 posted on 11/06/2008 8:34:27 AM PST by Minutemen ("It's a Religion of Peace")
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To: blam
A good looking couple. What a cruel tragedy.
26 posted on 11/06/2008 8:35:58 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Chickensoup

Gang initiation.


27 posted on 11/06/2008 8:44:50 AM PST by Trailerpark Badass (Happiness is a choice!)
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To: namsman

Training ground for Big O’s Civilian Defence Force.


28 posted on 11/06/2008 8:45:21 AM PST by WestwardHo (Whom the god would destroy, they first drive mad.)
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To: Minutemen

OH yeah, I know.


29 posted on 11/06/2008 8:46:01 AM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Tagline scrubbed to prevent invitation to indoctrinization camp)
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To: lynny
Why in the world would a gang member join the Army? (Not to say it’s not happening,I just don’t get the concept of a gang member joining the military)

You get lots of training, plus access to lots of "stuff" that has incredible value on the street. (What would be the street value of a crate of full-auto M-4's?)

30 posted on 11/06/2008 9:05:08 AM PST by PapaBear3625 ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act." -- George Orwell)
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To: Chickensoup
Quiana Jenkins-Pietrzak, 26, who worked for the county's Black Infant Care Center ...
Is there a White Infant Care Center too?
31 posted on 11/06/2008 9:08:31 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Chickensoup

I doubt it

That would be racist


32 posted on 11/06/2008 9:09:10 AM PST by Syncro (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: blam
They look very happy together. She's radiant, his eyes are smiling even though regulations demand that his lips do not. He just can't hide it.

Rest in Peace, Marines.

May the filth who murdered them meet swift Justice.

33 posted on 11/06/2008 9:13:14 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: lynny

“Why in the world would a gang member join the Army? (Not to say it’s not happening,I just don’t get the concept of a gang member joining the military)”

They want to learn how to fight and handle weapons more effectively so when they get back to their gang bangin’ they will be the best they can be!


34 posted on 11/06/2008 9:15:01 AM PST by antisocial (Texas SCV - Deo Vindice)
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To: lynny
Why in the world would a gang member join the Army?

Some gang members are joining the military, particularly Army and Marine infantry, in order to get real, live combat training. It gives them "street cred", as well as a genuine tactical advantage, when the get out and return home to their gang.

35 posted on 11/06/2008 9:15:33 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: PapaBear3625; namsman

This was covered on the GANGLAND series on the history channel. They showed a gangbanger who was ex-marine in a shootout and showed how his training made him much deadlier. They went on to verify that some gangs actually send their members into the military to get trained and see what they can send home that would better the gang. Kind of like using the military as a school for higher education for violence...


36 posted on 11/06/2008 9:18:55 AM PST by Dubh_Ghlase (In the land of Clinton, where the shadows lie...)
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To: Dubh_Ghlase

Terrible shame. My son joined the Marines in order to serve his country. Young men I’ve met are great bunch.


37 posted on 11/06/2008 9:24:53 AM PST by samsmom
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To: Carley
the officer corps is filled with the dregs left behind after bubba promoted by race and gender...

That's a pretty broad brush you're using.

38 posted on 11/06/2008 9:39:05 AM PST by TankerKC (I'm waiting for my government ration of hope.)
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To: Chickensoup
May God Bless The Pietrzaks...



Rest In Peace Marine....

_______________________________________________________

We (PGR) escorted the Pietrzaks to Riverside National Cemetery...There were whispers that this was a racially motivated crime, but we were thinking it may have been white skinheads that did it. Never would have suspected blacks, let alone Marines...

Very tragic.
39 posted on 11/06/2008 9:39:21 AM PST by rottndog (Freedom IS NOT FREE--Let us NEVER FORGET those that have paid the highest price for it!)
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BTW...if the Marines court martial these scum, the will face the gallows.


40 posted on 11/06/2008 9:40:54 AM PST by rottndog (Freedom IS NOT FREE--Let us NEVER FORGET those that have paid the highest price for it!)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

“I hope these guys can be tried on “hate crime” charges...”

I hope conservatives reject the liberal premises that argue that such a thing exists.


41 posted on 11/06/2008 9:47:57 AM PST by Harrius Magnus (LIBERALS: We should invade their countries, kill their leaders and convert them to Christianity.)
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To: Chickensoup
Defendants, from left, Kevin Darnell Cox, Emrys Justin John, Tyrone Miller and Kesaun K. Sykes.

Marine sergeant and wife's killing discussed, defendants' court record say

42 posted on 11/06/2008 9:56:57 AM PST by jazusamo (DefendOurMarines.org | DefendOurTroops.org)
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To: sam_paine
Where's all the snotty idiotic "Quakers Again!" and xenophobic nonsense.

 

 
Liberal-Speak alert!  

 

43 posted on 11/06/2008 9:57:07 AM PST by Harrius Magnus (LIBERALS: We should invade their countries, kill their leaders and convert them to Christianity.)
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To: jazusamo

They all look mixed race or have the photos been lightened.


44 posted on 11/06/2008 10:06:32 AM PST by Chickensoup (we owe HUSSEIN & Democrats the exact kind respect & loyalty that they showed us, Bush & Reagan)
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I have no idea, I was looking for further info and found the article with the pics. Looks like Riverside Co has a tight case against them with witness statements.


45 posted on 11/06/2008 10:11:57 AM PST by jazusamo (DefendOurMarines.org | DefendOurTroops.org)
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To: Harrius Magnus
v

Must. Only. Use. Small. Words?

46 posted on 11/06/2008 10:15:46 AM PST by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: Harrius Magnus

Of course I am against someone being charged more for a “hate crime” than for a “regular” crime - it is idiotic. But if we have to be charged with it, they need to be as well.


48 posted on 11/06/2008 10:34:50 AM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Tagline scrubbed to prevent invitation to indoctrinization camp)
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To: lynny

Access to and ability to steal weapons and ammunition.


49 posted on 11/06/2008 11:24:46 AM PST by A.A. Cunningham
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To: tet68

Roger that... with piano wire!


50 posted on 11/06/2008 11:25:45 AM PST by dcwusmc (We need to make government so small that it can be drowned in a bathtub.)
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