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NY woman to watch daughter's killer die in SD
MSN (AP) ^ | 10/30/2012

Posted on 10/30/2012 8:10:10 PM PDT by South40

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Becky O'Connell left her South Dakota home on the simplest of errands: to go to the store for sugar so she could make lemonade.

When the 9-year-old didn't return, panic gripped Sioux Falls, prompting parents to round up their children and keep them indoors. But within hours, the mystery was solved — with a gruesome outcome.

Becky had been kidnapped, raped and stabbed to death, left to die on an earthen berm near the Big Sioux River that rainy night in May 1990.

Becky's killer, 60-year-old Donald Moeller, is set to die by lethal injection Tuesday night at the South Dakota State Penitentiary.

Her mother, Tina Curl, has been steadfast in her wish to watch him die, raising funds to cover the expenses to make the 1,400-mile trip from her home in New York state to return to Sioux Falls for the execution.

(Excerpt) Read more at t.news.msn.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: South Dakota
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1 posted on 10/30/2012 8:10:14 PM PDT by South40
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To: South40

#@#@ SOB. I pray he screams forever in the fires of Hell.


2 posted on 10/30/2012 8:16:57 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: South40

Hope Santa enjoys his eternity in hell.


3 posted on 10/30/2012 8:18:19 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: South40

A rare pleasure indeed.


4 posted on 10/30/2012 8:18:44 PM PDT by Enten (I don't have islamophobia...I do have islamonausea)
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To: South40

Why did it take 14 years to execute this monster.

He should have been dead 6 months after his sentence.


5 posted on 10/30/2012 8:21:45 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: South40

Who could be so sick or wicked as to grab a random little girl and misuse her and then kill her as casually as he’d kill a varmint. Lots of bikers, truckers, hunters, that kind of guy sport beards like that, and it doesn’t usually mean anything evil. This was evil, inhuman.


6 posted on 10/30/2012 8:24:09 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (cat dog, cat dog, alone in the world is a little cat dog)
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To: Venturer

I don’t imagine his years in jail have been a picnic but you are right, it shouldn’t have taken so long.


7 posted on 10/30/2012 8:24:57 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." - Barack Hussein Obama - Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009.)
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To: Venturer

Exactly, and why did the taxpayers foot the bill?


8 posted on 10/30/2012 8:27:37 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: Enten

Justice finally delivered, but 22 years later...that is not justice. That is torment for the victims family so that those in charge of the state did not have to face their responsibilities to deliver justice. Don’t run for office or accept an appointment unless you are willing to administer effectively. It is a lonely and solemn responsibility, you must be firm in your convictions when you accept it. The administrators(Judges, Lawyers, Politicians) in this case failed the victim and society. Shame on them. There is no justice without the death penalty, and there is no justice unless it is administered swiftly.


9 posted on 10/30/2012 8:28:16 PM PDT by ghannonf18
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To: Enten

Justice finally delivered, but 22 years later...that is not justice. That is torment for the victims family so that those in charge of the state did not have to face their responsibilities to deliver justice. Don’t run for office or accept an appointment unless you are willing to administer effectively. It is a lonely and solemn responsibility, you must be firm in your convictions when you accept it. The administrators(Judges, Lawyers, Politicians) in this case failed the victim and society. Shame on them. There is no justice without the death penalty, and there is no justice unless it is administered swiftly.


10 posted on 10/30/2012 8:28:24 PM PDT by ghannonf18
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To: Enten

Justice finally delivered, but 22 years later...that is not justice. That is torment for the victims family so that those in charge of the state did not have to face their responsibilities to deliver justice. Don’t run for office or accept an appointment unless you are willing to administer effectively. It is a lonely and solemn responsibility, you must be firm in your convictions when you accept it. The administrators(Judges, Lawyers, Politicians) in this case failed the victim and society. Shame on them. There is no justice without the death penalty, and there is no justice unless it is administered efficiently.


11 posted on 10/30/2012 8:28:49 PM PDT by ghannonf18
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To: HiTech RedNeck

I have a beard and I ride a bike, but I could never be as evil as this POS.


12 posted on 10/30/2012 8:29:14 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." - Barack Hussein Obama - Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009.)
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To: Venturer

All the levels of appeals possible today got in there incrementally after something went wrong in another case and it was strongly shown that the authorities really did nab the wrong person. Those persons, now exonerated, frequently go around giving talks to anti death penalty advocacy groups. I see no way modern society would tolerate eliding any of the steps without some reason to believe the accuracy of the process is not lost thereby.


13 posted on 10/30/2012 8:29:20 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (cat dog, cat dog, alone in the world is a little cat dog)
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To: South40
"I don't want to die," he said, assuring a federal judge that he didn't simply have a death wish after so many years on death row. "I want to pay for what I owe."

Paying now, buddy. I'm a Sioux Falls native. You lived around 20 years too long.

14 posted on 10/30/2012 8:29:23 PM PDT by mplsconservative (Barack Hussein 0bama has American blood on HIS hands!)
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To: South40

These are the type of guys California liberals want to keep alive.


15 posted on 10/30/2012 8:29:37 PM PDT by AmericanSamurai
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To: South40

They should chop his head off with an axe- a dull one at that.


16 posted on 10/30/2012 8:34:30 PM PDT by funfan
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To: HiTech RedNeck

’ Lots of bikers, truckers, hunters, that kind of guy sport beards like that...”

What the hell does a beard have to do with it. I have a beard. Many have beards. Abe Lincoln had a beard. That is a sick statement in the face of this piece of evil shit.


17 posted on 10/30/2012 8:40:21 PM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders.)
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To: South40

As a mom, why can’t we push the button?


18 posted on 10/30/2012 8:42:46 PM PDT by huldah1776
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To: huldah1776

BEST REPLY YET!


19 posted on 10/30/2012 8:44:36 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET
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To: mplsconservative

Are you familiar with this story?


20 posted on 10/30/2012 8:46:09 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." - Barack Hussein Obama - Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009.)
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To: South40

This has to be a mistake. What is the lib media doing running a story about a death penalty case where the victim’s mother is written with sympathy instead of the killer. Oh, that’s right. He’s white. The media is usually okay with executing whites.


21 posted on 10/30/2012 9:00:02 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Our economy won't heal until one particular black man is unemployed.)
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To: South40

crud.... if it would have been a few days earlier we would have had two sob’s erased in one month... better luck next month

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/10/15/south-dakota-death-row-inmate-to-be-executed-by-lethal-injection-monday-night/


22 posted on 10/30/2012 9:07:38 PM PDT by sdpatriot (Rush:" the media didn't make her, so they can't control her")
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To: South40
How about reenacting a scene from “Fargo.”
23 posted on 10/30/2012 9:10:08 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Huskrrrr
How about reenacting a scene from “Fargo.”

Sounds reasonable to me.

24 posted on 10/30/2012 9:13:52 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." - Barack Hussein Obama - Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009.)
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To: sdpatriot
I am familiar with the Eric Robert case.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2945421/posts?page=1

25 posted on 10/30/2012 9:17:52 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." - Barack Hussein Obama - Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009.)
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To: huldah1776
As a mom, why can’t we push the button?

If it were up to me you could.

26 posted on 10/30/2012 9:19:59 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." - Barack Hussein Obama - Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009.)
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To: South40

thanks for the post, i missed that thread.
i don’t give a rat’s if it’s murder of so-and-so or cop or whoever.. or rape..
they need to die.. send them to the Lord. He will sort it out.

i do know i carry ... ALL the time. and so do my now adult kids thank God i live in SD


27 posted on 10/30/2012 9:34:51 PM PDT by sdpatriot (Rush:" the media didn't make her, so they can't control her")
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To: South40; All

So sad to see this mother go thru all this with her daughter being murdered....but kudos to her for pursuing the execution of her daughter’s murderer

So many people who are victims of crime get weak when it comes to the punishment of the perp. So often these days “Criminal Rights” seems to trump justice

Every capital felon should be executed. An executed felon commits zero crimes...the rate of recidivism is ZERO.

This mother is doing a good thing for her daughter, and, for society.


28 posted on 10/30/2012 9:36:34 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Political maturity is realizing that the "R" next to someone's name does not mean "conservative")
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To: South40

I would want to watch, too. Only I’d demand that the killer be able to clearly see me grinning at him like a hyena as he dies.


29 posted on 10/30/2012 9:43:56 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: South40

UPDATE: The piece of sh!+ is dead and gone forever. Flush the toilet and forget he ever existed:

http://t.news.msn.com/us/ny-woman-to-watch-daughters-killer-die-in-sd

It truly is a good thing for the little girl’s family to get the closure they deserve.
What they didn’t deserve was having to wait 22 years for closure.


30 posted on 10/30/2012 9:48:54 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Lancey Howard

Thanks for the update LH. The population of Hell just increased by 1.


31 posted on 10/30/2012 9:54:26 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." - Barack Hussein Obama - Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009.)
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To: South40
The ancients knew how to handle such perverts! Flaying a man.


32 posted on 10/30/2012 11:21:06 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: Venturer

**He should have been dead 6 months after his sentence.**

Thirty days after!


33 posted on 10/30/2012 11:21:55 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: huldah1776

Better yet, the state should sell tickets to the ceremony and use the funds to battle pedophilia.


34 posted on 10/31/2012 3:10:23 AM PDT by Makana
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To: South40

Thanks for posting this, South40.

After 22 years, his execution will really be a deterrent, won’t it?

Eccl 8:11-12

Because the sentence against an evil deed is not executed quickly, therefore the hearts of the sons of men among them are given fully to do evil.


35 posted on 10/31/2012 7:17:29 AM PDT by FNU LNU (Nothing runs like a Deere, nothing smells like a john)
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To: FNU LNU
After 22 years, his execution will really be a deterrent, won’t it?

I don't care if it's a deterrent or not. It was his punishment for raping and stabbing a 9-year-old girl.

36 posted on 10/31/2012 10:21:56 AM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." - Barack Hussein Obama - Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009.)
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