Skip to comments.Guilty verdict in black-on-white torture slayings (Remember ?)
Posted on 08/25/2009 7:36:06 PM PDT by RobinMasters
The first of four alleged members of a black gang scheduled to be tried for murder for the torture-slayings of a young white couple has been found guilty on multiple counts by jurors in Tennessee.
WND reported just days ago when the trial was begun for Letalvis Cobbins on counts of first-degree murder and others for the 2007 deaths of Channon Christian and Christopher Newsom.
Carjacking victims Channon Christian and Christopher Newsom The brutalized bodies of the victims showed evidence that the attackers had tried to destroy DNA evidence by dousing Christian with bleach and Newsom's body was burned beyond recognition.
Jurors now will consider during the second part of the trial before Judge Richard Baumgartner whether the death penalty should be applied to Cobbins, 26.
According to a report in the Knoxville News Sentinel, Cobbins was convicted today of all crimes against Christian as well as first-degree murder for both deaths, but not of the charges involving the rape of Newsom.
"He raped my daughter. He's responsible for her murder. I've said all along he's going down," Gary Christian, Channon's father, told the newspaper.
(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...
so...can this be labeled as a hate crime?
There was a media blackout on this:
Cobbins takes stand in this video:
there is no hell that is hot enough for these animals.
Death penalty for sure.
I don’t think we’ll be seeing at movie made about this.
People don’t remember because the media made sure they were never informed in the first place.
The only way anything can be a hate crime is if the crime is committed by a heterosexual caucasian.
***There was a media blackout on this:***
Want media coverage? Have a mob bust Cobbins out of jail and let him be found hanging from a tree the next morning. The MSM will fall all over themselves reporting it.
But then THAT would be classed as a “hate” crime.
Ah, a fine Irish name. ROFLMWAO!!! At the risk of seeming mildly racially aware, is not our African-American community just about as creative as is possible whan it comes to cooking up new and exciting names for their progeny?
LaKevin. Letalvis. Saran (as in "Wrap"). Cleophis. It actually helps when the painfully politically correct Media refuse to mention whether the perps in a given crime were white or not. As soon as you read that it was allegedly "Pappy D" who pistol-whipped "Hun E. Bunnz," it's pretty much a dead giveaway.
I’d almost forgotten about this case. And you’re right, there is a media blackout. Guess they don’t want to appear insensitive to the perps. Nevermind that the last minutes and hours of this couple’s lives were not given the same sensitivity. Sometimes I just have to remind myself that God will sort them out later.
I just don’t know how, as a father, you show restraint and not cut these SOB’s throats right in the courtroom and save the hassle. I would not be able to be restrained....no way no how.
It was in the TN papers at the time...
The whole ugly details...
That is true, but don’t underestimate how many different “uneek” names a white parent can create using the first letters: B, K or J. I work at a pediatrics clinic. lol
I can’t imagine the pain that those parents and families have gone through.
They deserve the right to pull the switch.
Yeah...I’ve read about the story some. From what I understand, they had to bring in a jury from 150 miles away because the case was so......ugh.
Never mind the huge resurgence in Irish names.
I just came up with the theory recently that maybe those Irish names are popping up all over as a subconcious backlash against all the “uneek” black names.
This crime is a vision of the future if “Color of Change” wins.
Irony being what it is...I can now find MY name (Danielle) on all sorts of personalized magnets, keychains and whatnots but I have a very difficult time finding my kids' names on anything! lol (Amy and Anna) Go figure!
I’m not that far...
I used to get jury duty just about every summer..
havent had it lately though...
TN Nana, do you support the death penalty ???
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