Skip to comments.Torture-slaying trial, Day 8: Jurors convict Cobbins of first-degree murder (not called hate crime)
Posted on 08/25/2009 9:07:19 AM PDT by jessduntno
KNOXVILLE Jurors this morning convicted Letalvis Cobbins of first-degree murder in the torture-slaying of Knox County couple Channon Christian and Christopher Newsom.
Description of crime (Wikipedia);
According to the testimony of the Knox County Acting Medical Examiner Dr. Darinka Mileusnic-Polchan at the subsequent trial of Eric Boyd, Newsom was repeatedly raped and then blindfolded, gagged, arms and feet bound and his head covered. Barefoot, he was either led or dragged outside the house to a set of nearby railroad tracks. He was shot in the back of the head, the neck, and the back, and his body then set on fire. Christian's death would come only after hours of sexual torture, medical examiner Mileusnic-Polchan testified. Christian suffered horrific injuries to her vagina, anus and mouth.
She was not only raped but savaged with "an object," possibly a broken chair leg, the doctor testified. She was beaten in the head. Some type of chemical was poured down her throat, and her body, including her bleeding and battered genital area, likely scrubbed with the same solution - all while Christian was alive, the forensic expert said.
She was then "hog-tied," with curtains and strips of bedding, her face covered tightly with a small trash bag and her body stashed inside five large trash bags before being placed inside a large trash can and covered with sheets. Christian died slowly, suffocating, the medical examiner said.
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You beat me to it. Thanks for posting.
Starting with a flesh-ripping whipping followed by a salt water washdown
Where is the mainstream media? Maggot liberals who hate themselves still fret about a freakish pedophile Jacko’s drug death.
Too much work. A live burial would be much simpler and less messy.
If the victim had been black and the perps white, they would be screaming from the rooftops about this “hate crime”.
protest phase too undoubtedly. lets see who runs their mouth off complaining about the verdict and hopefully death sentence.
Plus all the regular “community organizing” crew would be incessantly on the radio and TV denouncing the crime.
What’s good for the goose...
May it be for them as it was for their victims.
Someone who knows Drudge perhaps could get him to post this. Once Drudge posts, the media follows.
Why is this not a so-called ‘hate’ crime?
Why is this not a so-called hate crime?
“Maggot liberals who hate themselves still fret about a freakish pedophile Jackos drug death.”
Time to take back our country.
Mainstream proclaimed it “too graphic” after the crime occurred and chosen not to carry it.
“Mainstream proclaimed it too graphic after the crime occurred and chosen not to carry it.”
Pathetic...those poor families...the Wikipedia site needs to be refreshed all the time because people try to tear down the information on it...
For the sake of the impending trials: PLEASE WITHHOLD THE KNEEJERK REACTIONS. The jury was made up of six women and six men. Six are black, five are white and one is Asian.
“Punishment phase to begin”
I’m sure if sotomayor had her way these poor boys/s would walk.
“For the sake of the impending trials: PLEASE WITHHOLD THE KNEEJERK REACTIONS.”
Questioning why this is not a hate crime is certainly not a knee jerk reaction.