Skip to comments.Turkish gunman who shot Pope John Paul II walks free from jail ... 'I am a messenger from God'
Posted on 01/18/2010 11:57:51 AM PST by Nachum
The Turkish man who shot Pope John Paul II in 1981 was released from prison today after more than 29 years behind bars
Mehmet Ali Agca said in a statement issued by a lawyer that he was a messenger of God and that the world will end in this century.
The 52-year-old waved to journalists as he left the prison in a convoy of several vehicles.
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maybe they have been correct to release him from prison (but only if he would have to spend the rest of his life in a mental hospital) i guess he belonged there from the first day anyway.
It’s anyone’s guess whether the Soviet Union set up the assassination, or some other organization, or whether he was just plain crazy.
If the KGB arranged it, then he’d better watch his back, because he won’t be long for this world.
Polonium ingestion alert...
That's the intent.
Why has this guy not been executed? I find it hard to fanthom that he has served two prison terms, including one in Turkey. I guess Turkey gives longer sentences for narcotics smuggling (midnight express) than for murder.
They should keep this Turkish “turd” faaaaaaaaar away from the Vatican. Far, far, far away.
What a disturbed individual. Released from prison (should be serving a life sentence or have been executed) and drops a bombshell of a comment like this? Who signed off on this screwball’s walking papers?
Maybe Libya will take him into their fold.