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Teen who killed baby in stroller gets life in prison
NBC News ^ | 9/12/13 | By Jeff Black, Staff Writer, NBC News

Posted on 09/12/2013 6:02:31 PM PDT by Nachum

An 18-year-old Georgia man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for fatally shooting a baby riding in a stroller during a robbery attempt at a seaside town, a judge ruled Thursday.

De’Marquise Elkins, 18, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole, The Associated Press reported.

Elkins was 17 at the time of the killing and thus too young to face the death penalty under Georgia law.

A jury last month found Elkins guilty of two counts of felony murder and a count of murder in the March 21 shooting of 13-month-old Antonio Santiago in Brunswick, Ga.

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KEYWORDS: baby; babyantonio; brunswick; killed; sherrywest; stroller; teen

1 posted on 09/12/2013 6:02:31 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Let’s hope it is a very short life. Too bad we have to rely on inmates for justice to be meted out.


2 posted on 09/12/2013 6:03:33 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Henceforth, the Office of the President shall be known as IMPOTUS)
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To: Nachum

, Baby still dead.


3 posted on 09/12/2013 6:03:43 PM PDT by Paladin2 (h)
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To: Nachum

btt


4 posted on 09/12/2013 6:04:31 PM PDT by KSCITYBOY
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To: Nachum

Execute him anyway, just on general principles.


5 posted on 09/12/2013 6:05:07 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Nachum

now the taxpayers get stuck with the bill for his shrinks lawyers etc

Better to try and execute him in the here and now


6 posted on 09/12/2013 6:06:25 PM PDT by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: Nachum

Another product of liberal policies. Pay to raise them pay to incarcerate them and the process repeats a million times.


7 posted on 09/12/2013 6:06:34 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (What do we want? Time travel. When do we want it? It's irrelevant.)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

IF he does manage to survive prison life, how much more is he going to take from society in supporting his worthless butt for the duration?

There’s a special corner in hell for such heinous acts, and the sooner he gets there, the better.

IMHO.


8 posted on 09/12/2013 6:07:44 PM PDT by Tigerized
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To: Nachum

I hope he gets slashed in so many pieces a Shop-Vac would be needed to clean his carcass parts off the floor.


9 posted on 09/12/2013 6:07:57 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: dennisw

Hopefully he’ll be “Castro’d”


10 posted on 09/12/2013 6:07:57 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Nachum


If Obama had a son, he'd look like De'Marquise Elkins.
11 posted on 09/12/2013 6:08:02 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: Nachum

Put him in Ariel castro’s old cell. I hear its empty now.


12 posted on 09/12/2013 6:08:38 PM PDT by barmag25
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To: Nachum

The baby is dead........the killer should be dead as well.


13 posted on 09/12/2013 6:10:51 PM PDT by svcw (We do not fear death, as much as we fear no one will remember us.)
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To: NonValueAdded
Let’s hope it is a very short life. Too bad we have to rely on inmates for justice to be meted out.

I disagree. I hope the scum lives to be 90 years old. That is 70 years of having to lean forward for the other inmates to enjoy his rectum and mouth. Plus having to eat that garbage.

14 posted on 09/12/2013 6:11:01 PM PDT by ProudFossil (" I never did give anyone hell. I just told the truth and they thought it was hell." Harry Truman)
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To: Nachum

This kind of sentence is one reason why the modern justice system is so expensive. A comfortable jail cell, with a big screen TV and all the amenities. I would venture a guess that this guy will cost the taxpayers of Georgia at least $60 or $80 million (plus inflation) before he meets his Maker.


15 posted on 09/12/2013 6:14:44 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Nachum

“Life without the possibility of parole,” huh? How long before he’s out? Six years?


16 posted on 09/12/2013 6:15:06 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: Nachum
Dare I assume he is one of Obama's sons, going by his name?Too bad these baby mamas don't forget the exotic names and the stylin' and teach some character and morals.

vaudine

17 posted on 09/12/2013 6:30:55 PM PDT by vaudine
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To: Nachum
EVIL WHITE HISPANIC, ANTONIO SANTIAGO

De’Marquise juss "gettin sum" fer "Traiyyvvoouwwwn."

18 posted on 09/12/2013 6:31:57 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat ( According to mudslimz, my handle is a HATE CRIME. And I HOPE they don't like it.)
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To: Nachum

Too bad he won’t be strapped in the chair and fried like a crispy piece of bacon! I guess we’ll have to depend on a white supremacist in the joint to set things right.


19 posted on 09/12/2013 6:46:10 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Muzzie killing muzzie what's the downside and who am I to stop them ?)
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To: ConradofMontferrat

wonder if he has “street cred” for killing a baby. I’m sure he thinks he’s one tough mother fletcher. See how tough he is in prison.


20 posted on 09/12/2013 6:46:11 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: ConradofMontferrat
Elkins was 17 at the time of the killing and thus too young to face the death penalty under Georgia law.

Yet somehow this innocent little boy was eligible.


21 posted on 09/12/2013 6:51:28 PM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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no amount of suffering is good enough for someone who ends the life of a child. but, those of us who would like him to feel the pain, I think, will be disappointed.
if you ever watch the first first 48 on amc, or lockup (sorry, its on msnbc)you’ll notice a couple of things.

the homeboys don’t seem to have enough gray matter to even understand the predicament they are in

they seem to enjoy life behind bars


22 posted on 09/12/2013 7:15:47 PM PDT by willywill
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To: Paladin2
Baby still dead.

So what?

It's not about bringing that baby back to life - it's about proteccting other babies from suffering the same fate.

Now I grant you, there is a philosophical difference of opinion on this matter. Some people feel that if criminals and potential criminals see that someone like this... thing... is convicted, and then whipped into a bloody mess in the public square with barbed wire, and then hanged by his own entrails while he's set on fire, that those criminals and potential criminals will think twice before commiting a heinous crime, and in that way, lives will be saved.

Some people disagree.

I confess to be of the former persuasion. YMMV.

23 posted on 09/12/2013 7:19:59 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: Nachum

It’s a damn shame his POS lawyer is not going to keep him company-the same lawyer who ran out of excuses for dead babies murder so he implied it was the parents who murdered him.


24 posted on 09/12/2013 7:27:34 PM PDT by Larry381 ("Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.")
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To: Talisker

I was just adding to the headline what was missing.


25 posted on 09/12/2013 7:29:00 PM PDT by Paladin2 (h)
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To: Nachum

Bubba gots a new b!tch ... for a while anyway.


26 posted on 09/12/2013 7:46:52 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (Progressives when they fail blame others and do the same thing again expecting different results)
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To: RetiredTexasVet

De’Marquise

Bubba is just going to love that name .... “My new b!tch is a little cuties named De’Marquise!!!!


27 posted on 09/12/2013 7:49:16 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (Progressives when they fail blame others and do the same thing again expecting different results)
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To: NonValueAdded; All
"Let’s hope it is a very short life.
Too bad we have to rely on inmates
for justice to be meted out."

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28 posted on 09/12/2013 7:55:58 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Nachum
A Georgia teen convicted of fatally shooting a baby in a stroller was sentenced Thursday to spend the rest of his life in prison with no chance of parole

Only a barbaric society would agree to such a sentence.

Any civilized people, realizing their civilization was on the balance of the justice scales, would have sentenced him to be executed.

29 posted on 09/12/2013 8:08:56 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (SWAT stands for Storing Weapons for patriots to Attack Tyranny.)
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To: Balding_Eagle
the rest of his life in prison with no chance of parole...Any civilized people...would have sentenced him to be executed.

Yeah, it might wind up being the same thing, without all the decades of appeals.

30 posted on 09/12/2013 8:14:59 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves Month")
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To: NonValueAdded

Inmates take care of people like this, only a matter of time. He will die.


31 posted on 09/12/2013 8:17:35 PM PDT by MaxMax (If you're not pissed off, you're not paying attention)
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To: NonValueAdded

I imagine he won’t last as long as the late, unlamented Ariel Castro.


32 posted on 09/12/2013 8:18:25 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: MaxMax
He will die

And we won't!

33 posted on 09/12/2013 8:18:30 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER
Yeah, it might wind up being the same thing(execution), without all the decades of appeals.

You may be right, but we have lost a golden opportunity to exhibit our civilized behavior. His execution should be scheduled for sometime September 2013.

To fob off his execution to some other lowlifes only reinforces our barbarity of behavior.

34 posted on 09/12/2013 8:28:48 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (SWAT stands for Storing Weapons for patriots to Attack Tyranny.)
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To: ConradofMontferrat

Again, the baby wasn’t white. Had a black father.


35 posted on 09/12/2013 8:43:37 PM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: Nachum

Teenagers can make adult decisions. In this case of murder, he should have faced the death penalty.


36 posted on 09/12/2013 9:02:06 PM PDT by ColdSteelTalon (Light is fading to shadow, and casting its shroud over all we have known...)
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To: Fiji Hill

Life without parole in Georgia means just that. The scum will die in prison. Georgia is no liberal state. for murder the sentence means exactly what it is.


37 posted on 09/12/2013 9:04:17 PM PDT by ColdSteelTalon (Light is fading to shadow, and casting its shroud over all we have known...)
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To: musicman

BUMP


38 posted on 09/12/2013 9:21:25 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: ColdSteelTalon

“Georgia is no liberal state. for murder the sentence means exactly what it is.”

Good. Thank you.


39 posted on 09/12/2013 9:32:06 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: Nachum

“...and anyone who hurts a child is gonna burn until they’re done”
—Ray Wylie Hubbard


40 posted on 09/12/2013 9:32:35 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: ScottinVA

This old boy’s wish is that this savage thug ghetto punk would be staked out over an ant hill. This bastard deserves A verrrrrrry slow death.


41 posted on 09/12/2013 9:52:08 PM PDT by bobby.223 (Retired up in the snowy mountains of the American Redoubt and it's a GREAT life!)
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To: Balding_Eagle
To fob off his execution to some other lowlifes only reinforces our barbarity of behavior.

Yeah, I don't know about that. If we're so "civilized" that we can't offend or frighten anyone, including criminals, that's just pathetic.

His life (and death) in prison will probably be brutal and excruciating. "An eye for an eye"...What's not to like?

I'd just as soon see the bastard turned over to the victim's family to be dispatched.

42 posted on 09/13/2013 4:39:02 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves Month")
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