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Teen pleads guilty to killing 92-year-old neighbor (15 yo black male kills 92 yo white woman)
Washington Post ^ | April 17, 2012

Posted on 04/18/2012 6:47:49 AM PDT by Second Amendment First

A Forestville teenager pleaded guilty Tuesday to fatally stabbing a 92-year-old neighbor who had acted like a grandmother to him and then making off with her credit card and cash last summer, authorities said.

William Fitts, 16, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, first-degree burglary and theft in the killing in August of Thelma Steele, authorities said.

Prosecutors said that Fitts stabbed Steele several times with a pocketknife after the two argued about family issues and that he then left her for dead on the couch in her home. Her body was not discovered for several days, after Fitts’s family became concerned that mail was piling up at their elderly neighbor’s house.

The crime shocked the neighborhood near Forestville and District Heights where Fitts and Steele lived. Family members on both sides said the two were close. Steele, they said, watched Fitts grow up from the window of her home on East Avenue and often bought him toys and gadgets for Christmas and his birthday.

For his part, Fitts would often stop by Steele’s house with fruit baskets, cookies and tea, family members said.

But one day in August, prosecutors said, Fitts stabbed Steele several times with a pocketknife. He told detectives that the two had argued about family issues and that he returned sometime later to take Steele’s purse, cash and credit card.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: blackonwhite; feral; grandmother; maryland; murder; princegeorgescounty; thelmasteele; williamfitts
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1 posted on 04/18/2012 6:47:55 AM PDT by Second Amendment First
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To: Second Amendment First
Sure looks like obama's son, n'that lady was, I'm sure, just a typical white woman.
2 posted on 04/18/2012 6:51:41 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Second Amendment First

nobama sure has a lot of sons.


3 posted on 04/18/2012 6:52:03 AM PDT by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Second Amendment First
Ah... another little Trayvon being setup by the man! and on a side note... he looks like he could have been Obama's son if he had one.
4 posted on 04/18/2012 6:52:41 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Go Newt!)
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To: Second Amendment First

If she looks like obamas mother, he’s in a pickle.


5 posted on 04/18/2012 6:52:56 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand
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To: Second Amendment First

No shame, all for this (looks like son of Obama)sweet looking angel, His way of thinking and acting is pure evil.


6 posted on 04/18/2012 6:54:01 AM PDT by winkadink (During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act. George Orwell)
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To: Second Amendment First

This is sad - nothing that a civilized person would consider worth killing for.

7 posted on 04/18/2012 6:54:07 AM PDT by Pollster1 (Can we afford as much government as welfare-addicted voters demand?)
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To: Second Amendment First

If that poor old lady had a gun and killed the little Trayvon wannabe... Jessie, Al, and Obama would be marching in the streets!


8 posted on 04/18/2012 6:55:43 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Go Newt!)
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To: knarf

I’m surprised the Washington Post covered this - doesn’t fit their brain-dead, knee-jerk narrative...


9 posted on 04/18/2012 6:56:51 AM PDT by GOPJ (Hoodies - because you can't kill a security camera for snitchin' - - freeper tacticalogic)
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To: Second Amendment First

This is the result of budget cuts to libraries. /sarc.


10 posted on 04/18/2012 6:57:47 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: Second Amendment First

So many parallels there.

Like Obama, he had no problem taking gifts and support from her, then turned his back on her and let her die without so much as letting her death interfere with his ‘busy’ schedule.

How many people would ignore the funeral of the person who raised them, so they could continue on the ‘Campaign trail’? I submit that most people would take time off from the campaign trail to attend a family member’s death. But, again, look how well Obama takes care of his illegal alien Aunt and Uncle, and his poverty-stricken brother.

Yes, if Obama had a son; this man would fit the bill in every physical and moral trait that counts.


11 posted on 04/18/2012 6:58:32 AM PDT by Hodar ( Who needs laws; when this FEELS so right?)
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To: knarf

No news here the dead woman was most likely a racist.


12 posted on 04/18/2012 7:00:28 AM PDT by Big Horn (Rebuild the GOP to a conservative party)
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To: Second Amendment First

“For his part, Fitts would often stop by Steele’s house with fruit baskets, cookies and tea, family members said.”

...”FOR HIS PART”?! Already building his defense I see. Sawed off little SOB!


13 posted on 04/18/2012 7:01:03 AM PDT by albie
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To: Second Amendment First

Oh my. Is that.....the President’s son? It looks just like him.

He’s another victim of the lack of funding for midnight basketball.


14 posted on 04/18/2012 7:01:03 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you really want to annoy someone, point out something obvious that they are trying hard to ignore)
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To: Pollster1

The early criminology foundations were formed on the basis of reality, and all the evidence indicated that criminals are BORN THAT WAY.

Nothing to do with race BTW. Obviously, some of the worst monster are of European descent.

The only way we have civilization is that our ancestors KILLED such non-humans as soon as they identified them...

In the US, we encourage them to reproduce ad infinitum.


15 posted on 04/18/2012 7:01:35 AM PDT by Huebolt (It's not over until there is not ONE DEMOCRAT HOLDING OFFICE ANYWHERE. Not even a dog catcher!)
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To: Second Amendment First

What, no hoodie?


16 posted on 04/18/2012 7:07:04 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: Second Amendment First

It a black on white crime....shhhhhhhhh!


17 posted on 04/18/2012 7:07:09 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: albie

“For his part, Fitts would often stop by Steele’s house with fruit baskets, cookies and tea, family members said.”

Geez, they overlooked the knife he brought her.


18 posted on 04/18/2012 7:08:10 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you really want to annoy someone, point out something obvious that they are trying hard to ignore)
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To: Second Amendment First

whites and old people exist to be preyed on?


19 posted on 04/18/2012 7:08:24 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: knarf

Jesse Jackson - "It's open season on black people!"

Al Sharpton - "White interloper!"

20 posted on 04/18/2012 7:11:55 AM PDT by drpix
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To: drpix

ick yuck patooie, why people have those creepy little “beards” “soul patches”, those see through dagger shaped sideburns.........ewwwwwww


21 posted on 04/18/2012 7:14:12 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Huebolt

God through Moses in Deuteronomy was pretty specific about keeping order and keeping evil out of society by removing such elements permanently.


22 posted on 04/18/2012 7:14:43 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Second Amendment First

“Self Esteem” has had a good run, but now it’s time to bring back “Merit”, “Shame” and “Guilt”


23 posted on 04/18/2012 7:15:11 AM PDT by GBA (America has been infected. Be the cure!)
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To: Second Amendment First
If only racist Republicans hadn't slashed funding for midnight basketball none of this would happen.
24 posted on 04/18/2012 7:22:28 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: Second Amendment First

WE NEED TO PREOTEST!!

CITY HALL SHOULD ALL COME TO WORK WEARING BABUSHKA’S ‘IN SOLIDARITY’ WITH THELMA

NO JUSTICE NO PIROGIES!


25 posted on 04/18/2012 7:22:38 AM PDT by Mr. K (If Romney wins the primary, I am writing-in PALIN)
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To: knarf

Obama held a news conference and said “If my grandmother was alive, she would looks just like Thelma”


26 posted on 04/18/2012 7:24:01 AM PDT by Mr. K (If Romney wins the primary, I am writing-in PALIN)
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To: Second Amendment First

Hang his ass. I don’t care what his color is.


27 posted on 04/18/2012 7:25:44 AM PDT by Rannug ("God has given it to me, let him who touches it beware.")
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To: Second Amendment First

There is a Jihad against white people here...This poor boy is a victim of sudden Jihad syndrome


28 posted on 04/18/2012 7:27:29 AM PDT by dennisw
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To: Hodar
There was also a lot of speculation by some that Obama might have offed his grandma on one of the visits right before the election.

It sounds crazy, but he made several odd visits to Hawaii leading up to the election.

29 posted on 04/18/2012 7:30:46 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: Second Amendment First

I hope there are comfortable hotels in town for Rev Al and Jesse to stay in during their visit.


30 posted on 04/18/2012 7:31:04 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (I like Obamacare because Granny signed the will and I need the cash)
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To: drpix

Another aspiring rapper who was getting his life together no doubt.


31 posted on 04/18/2012 7:37:12 AM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: knarf
Heck, William Fitts could be Obama...

Did Obama kill his Grandmother Toots?

32 posted on 04/18/2012 7:38:19 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: knarf

Enough of the crap! Just hang the perp and get it over with!


33 posted on 04/18/2012 7:43:26 AM PDT by WellyP (REAL)
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To: Second Amendment First

I wouldn’t be suprised that in some jurisdictions in the near future a black person will be able to assualt someone white with no legal repurcussions. It must be hell to be a Democratic voter in a crumbling city and not be able to afford the insulation that the elite afford themselves.


34 posted on 04/18/2012 7:44:13 AM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: Second Amendment First
It's the white woman's fault.
If she hadn't lived to be 92, this never would have happened.
35 posted on 04/18/2012 7:47:07 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: MrB; Huebolt
You don't go nearly far enough. The Scriptures don't say just "some people" are born that way (depraved). The Scriptures clearly teach that every person is born that way. Deprived, meaning deprived of Sanctifying Grace and headed toward ruin.

That's the reason why we need a Savior. Jesus didn't die for us because H was so impressed with our lovable goodness. He died for us because we were so incorrigibly sick, selfish, stupid, wicked, and clueless, that He knew that only the most extreme intervention possible would save us.

"For when we were yet helpless, in due time Christ died for the ungodly... God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us."

It's as exceptionless as you can get.

37 posted on 04/18/2012 7:53:49 AM PDT by Mrs. Don-o (Starting wth Moses and the prophets, He explained what was in all the Scriptures concerning Himself.)
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To: Second Amendment First

He exercised his ‘right to choose’ and so he chose the ‘Death Panel’ solution for this elderly lady. Didn’t even need a blue or a red pill— a savings to taxpayers no less. Surely there is a career path for him in the new ObamaCare Administration__probably as a death panel facilitator.


38 posted on 04/18/2012 7:54:27 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tyranny)
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To: Second Amendment First

Another brave son of Obama.

Drive him to the tree and nowhere else but the tree.


39 posted on 04/18/2012 7:58:59 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Second Amendment First

Second degree murder. That’s what George Zimmerman was charged with.


40 posted on 04/18/2012 7:59:12 AM PDT by kristinn (Dump the Chump in 2012)
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To: Second Amendment First

Yet more black on white crime piles up, but this old lady probably was asking for it.

Here’s yet another son for Obozo to claim and Jackson and Sharp-as-a-tack-ton to pimp for.


41 posted on 04/18/2012 8:00:34 AM PDT by IbJensen (We now have a government requiring citizens prove they are insured but not that they are citizens.)
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To: Second Amendment First

Just think about how stupid most criminals are—they plot, scheme and do their dirty deeds lusting for greedy gains yet they give little consideration that most crimes get caught and then all their greedy little diabolical plans for happiness go kaput and they wind up in the slammer or maybe dead-—and unrepentant ones go to hell forever. Now that’s stupid as can be!


42 posted on 04/18/2012 8:01:26 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tyranny)
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To: IbJensen
President Obama has many sons, all of whom look like him. And, as our Unifier in Chief, he uses them to best advantage to promote his reelection.
43 posted on 04/18/2012 8:06:35 AM PDT by DanMiller (Dan Miller)
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To: Mrs. Don-o
Your excellent post deserves multiple posting. Doing my part.

You don't go nearly far enough. The Scriptures don't say just "some people" are born that way (depraved). The Scriptures clearly teach that every person is born that way. Deprived, meaning deprived of Sanctifying Grace and headed toward ruin.

That's the reason why we need a Savior. Jesus didn't die for us because H was so impressed with our lovable goodness. He died for us because we were so incorrigibly sick, selfish, stupid, wicked, and clueless, that He knew that only the most extreme intervention possible would save us.

"For when we were yet helpless, in due time Christ died for the ungodly... God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us."

It's as exceptionless as you can get.

44 posted on 04/18/2012 8:20:00 AM PDT by Tomato lover (Jesus is Lord)
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To: All

What that kind woman did from her heart...

...was seen as a vending machine to that punk.

When the vending machine failed to dispense...he cut open the vending machine and took what he wanted.

A sick society and our future.

Prepare.


45 posted on 04/18/2012 8:26:50 AM PDT by rbmillerjr (Conservative Economic and National Security Commentary: econus.blogspot.com)
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46 posted on 04/18/2012 8:49:13 AM PDT by McBuff
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To: Second Amendment First

Seriously, why have we outlawed hanging?

When we did, it was because several federal judges felt queasy about hanging, and the death penalty in general. They just plain didn’t like it. So they decreed it could not be done.

Weirdly enough, only New Hampshire and Washington State have the *option* for hanging, if an inmate *requests* it, though they primarily use lethal injection.

It’s probably time that we brought back hanging as a means of execution.

And while we’re at it, I think it *might* be a good idea that if an inmate on death row is psychologically examined and determined to be of “sound mind” and normal or better IQ (90+), that they are “given the option” to choose “expedited hanging”, that *takes away* the right of third parties (other than their attorneys), to put forth appeals “on their behalf”.

This could be though of as, “Yes I killed (him/her/them). Hang me now and be done with it!”

Of course, as I said, this could *only* be done after a jury has both found them guilty, and issued a death penalty.

Surprisingly, a large number of death row convicts would vie for this option, as preferential to prison for a decade or two of appeals before execution.


47 posted on 04/18/2012 8:50:59 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("It is already like a government job," he said, "but with goats." -- Iranian goat smuggler)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

Gen 6:5 The LORD observed the extent of human wickedness on the earth, and He saw that everything they thought or imagined was consistently and totally evil.


just read that the other day.


48 posted on 04/18/2012 9:02:39 AM PDT by PeterPrinciple (Lord, save me from some conservatives, they don't understand history any better than liberals.)
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To: Second Amendment First
I can't comment “civilly” in these sort of threads anymore, so I won't even try......
49 posted on 04/18/2012 9:07:57 AM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

Seriously, why have we outlawed hanging?


Because the world is opposed to the truth. The touchstone for any decision or thought is something other than the truth.

Gen 9:5 “And I will require the blood of anyone who takes another person’s life. If a wild animal kills a person, it must die. And anyone who murders a fellow human must die.
Gen 9:6 If anyone takes a human life, that person’s life will also be taken by human hands. For God made human beings in His own image.


50 posted on 04/18/2012 9:08:37 AM PDT by PeterPrinciple (Lord, save me from some conservatives, they don't understand history any better than liberals.)
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