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  • D.C. Sniper confesses to William Shatner (Other Murders)

    07/31/2010 7:17:23 PM PDT · by PROCON · 12 replies · 3+ views
    bing.com ^ | July 30, 2010
    July 30: During an interview for an upcoming TV show, DC Sniper Lee Boyd Malvo confesses to host William Shatner about other murders he has committed across the U.S.
  • Malvo sends letter of apology to Louisiana victim

    03/04/2010 10:56:55 PM PST · by LouAvul · 7 replies · 365+ views
    A Louisiana man shot by Lee Boyd Malvo before the criminal spree that terrorized the Washington, D.C., area in 2002 has received a letter of apology from the convicted sniper. John C. Gaeta, 58, of Albany, said Thursday that he's glad Malvo wrote him but remains skeptical about Malvo's intentions. "I'm glad he wrote the letter," Gaeta said. "I do wonder, though, if he's truly sorry or if this is a part of him trying to get his sentence reduced. He knows that he should express remorse, so I question whether it is genuine and from the heart." Gaeta was...
  • The Beltway snipers and the Fort Hood killer: Peas in a jihad-inspired pod

    11/09/2009 9:26:10 AM PST · by george76 · 25 replies · 1,072+ views
    Michelle Malkin ^ | November 9, 2009 | Michelle Malkin
    John Allen Muhammad is scheduled to be executed tomorrow for the Beltway-area sniper spree that left 10 innocent people dead in 2002. Several family members of the victims will attend. At the time of the murderous rampage that stretched over three, horror-filled weeks... where Muhammad and his young partner in crime, Lee Malvo, wreaked bloody havoc. I covered two main aspects of the story that were underplayed by the MSM–Lee Malvo’s illegal alien catch-and-release story and Nation of Islam convert Muhammad and Malvo’s Muslim hate-mongering. Snide MSM’ers and the CAIR propagandists attacked those of who called these thugs what they...
  • BELTWAY SNIPERS EXPOSED AS MUSLIM TERRORISTS

    09/17/2009 10:09:51 AM PDT · by Psion · 38 replies · 1,870+ views
    The Last Crusade ^ | Sept. 17, 2009 | Paul L. Williams, Ph.D.
    Execution Date Set for John Allen Mohammed Ties to al-Qada and Jamaat ul-Fuqra Established byPaul L. Williams, Ph.D.thelastcrusade.org A Virginia judge has set November 10 as the execution date for John Allen Mohammed, the Beltway sniper who masterminded terror attacks in the Washington, D.C. area that left 10 dead in the fall of October 2002. The time-table of the Beltway killings indicates Muhammad’s ties to ul-Fuqra and other Islamic terrorist groups. He acquired the 1990 Chevy Caprice that he would modify into his killing platform on the first anniversary of 9/11, and killed his first victim - - James...
  • Lawyers: D.C. Sniper Muhammad Beaten Badly as a Child

    04/27/2008 12:29:47 PM PDT · by george76 · 48 replies · 166+ views
    Associated Press ^ | April 25, 2008 | MATTHEW BARAKAT
    Convicted sniper John Allen Muhammad was regularly whipped with hose pipes and electrical cords and beaten with hammers and sticks by family members during a brutal childhood, according to lawyers trying to save Muhammad from the death penalty. The lawyers argued in a federal court petition filed this week that the jurors who sent Muhammad to death row for the 2002 sniper spree were improperly barred from hearing most of the evidence of the harsh life Muhammad faced as a child. Muhammad and his teenage accomplice, Lee Boyd Malvo , were convicted in 2003 of a random killing spree that...
  • Md. Court Rejects Sniper's Appeal

    11/05/2007 12:43:15 PM PST · by george76 · 22 replies · 114+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Nov 5, 2007 | KRISTEN WYATT
    Washington-area sniper John Allen Muhammad does not deserve a new trial in Maryland, a state appeals court ruled Monday in a sharply worded unanimous decision that compared Muhammad to Jack the Ripper. The state Court of Special Appeals said Muhammad terrorized the Washington region in a rampage similar to that of the notorious Victorian serial killer who murdered at least five East London prostitutes in 1888. But the three-judge panel noted one distinction: "Jack the Ripper has never yet been brought to justice. The Beltway snipers have been." Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo were convicted last year on six counts...
  • Rehabbing The D.C. Snipers

    10/18/2007 7:29:36 AM PDT · by Wuli · 9 replies · 460+ views
    Investors Business Daily ^ | 10/17/2007 | Investors Business Daily
    Media Bias: Why would two Muslim men travel 3,000 miles to kill random people in the nation's capital a year after 9/11? CNN investigated and found Islamic terror had nothing to do with it. ..... ......... "Somehow CNN's "special investigations unit" managed to overlook this pile of courtroom evidence. It showed only one drawing — a self portrait of Malvo shedding tears."
  • True Crime Update 10/4/07-The DC Sniper Kid Calling Victims

    10/04/2007 3:21:21 PM PDT · by Fishtalk · 114+ views
    The Kaitlyn Mae Book Blog ^ | 10/5/07 | Pat Fish
    In this second True Crime post of the week we'll be keeping up with current true crimes, the oddball, the insane. Did the maid kill Maddie McCann? How about the DC Sniper and his phone calls? An animal shelter volunteer loves the dogs just a wee too much.
  • New recruit in Hawaii is sniper cop

    11/14/2006 2:07:34 PM PST · by absalom01 · 36 replies · 1,161+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | 11/12/06 | some staff reporter
    HONOLULU - The former Maryland police chief who headed the Washington-area sniper manhunt three years ago graduated as one of 40 new Honolulu police recruits. Charles Moose, 53, will hit the streets for patrol duty tomorrow morning alongside a police veteran. He graduated from the academy on Thursday. "It's been a long time since I've worked the street ... but it's exactly what I want to do over the next several years," he said. Moose led the task force that investigated the three-week shooting spree that left 10 people dead and terrorized the Washington area in 2002. John Muhammad and...
  • D.C. sniper Malvo confesses to killing Tucson man on golf course, police say

    10/27/2006 10:01:40 PM PDT · by SandRat · 26 replies · 1,768+ views
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | Dale Quinn and Alexis Huicochea
    One of the Washington D.C. snipers confessed to killing a man on a Southeast Side golf course four years ago, Tucson police said Friday. The confession from Lee Boyd Malvo on Thursday brings a sense of closure to Jerry Taylor's family, who for many years have believed that Malvo and fellow sniper John Allen Muhammad were behind the slaying on March 19, 2002. Taylor's daughter, Cheryll Witz, said she was ready to forgive Malvo for his crime. "I really do need to forgive him and I do believe he was brainwashed" by Muhammad, Witz said Friday. For several years, Tucson...
  • Sniper Reportedly Details 4 New Shootings (Lee Boyd Malvo)

    06/16/2006 4:56:17 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 9 replies · 848+ views
    Comcast News & AP ^ | June 16, 2006
    WASHINGTON - Convicted sniper Lee Boyd Malvo told authorities that he and conspirator John Allen Muhammad were responsible for four shootings, two of them fatal, that had not been publicly linked to them, according to a published report. The Washington Post, citing a source familiar with the case, said in a story in Friday's editions the shootings occurred before the three-week spree in October 2002 in which 13 people were shot, 10 fatally, in the Washington area. The Post said a second source confirmed that investigators have received information implicating Malvo and Muhammad in the four other shootings. The sources...
  • Malvo and the War Debate (ZOT!!! Why not to go off antipsychotic meds without a doctor’s guidance)

    05/29/2006 6:48:25 AM PDT · by DanPride · 80 replies · 4,217+ views
    Me | Today | Dan Pride
    I am curious why none of the media covers the most important aspect of the Malvo shootings. If you look at Newspapers on the dates when the shootings are underway you discover something I find quite interesting. The shootings begin to dominate the news the day before the debate on the Iraq war starts and they catch them the day after the declaration of war??? If you ask most people "do you remember the debate about starting the second Iraq war", they will all answer "yes of course". But if you followup with the question "name one point in the...
  • The Sniper's Plan: Kill Six Whites A Day For 30 Days (Muhammad - Malvo)

    05/24/2006 8:40:08 PM PDT · by blam · 32 replies · 1,407+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 5-25-2006 | Harry Mount
    The sniper's plan: kill six whites a day for 30 days By Harry Mount in New York (Filed: 25/05/2006) One of the two snipers who murdered 10 people in a killing spree that terrorised Washington has revealed their plans to kill hundreds of children, policemen and rescue workers in an attempt to shut down cities across the country. John Allen Muhammad, 45, and his accomplice, Lee Boyd Malvo, 21, brought America's capital to a standstill in 2002 as they picked off white targets at petrol stations and shops in the city's prosperous suburbs. Muhammad: ‘a coward’ Malvo testified that Muhammad,...
  • Malvo calls Muhammad a 'coward'

    05/24/2006 11:23:45 AM PDT · by JZelle · 17 replies · 838+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 5-24-06 | Jon Ward
    Lee Boyd Malvo, testifying in a Rockville courtroom yesterday, called his former mentor and convicted sniper mastermind John Allen Muhammad a "coward" and said he is offering his side of the 2002 attacks "for the victims, for what it's worth, if anything." "I am not proud of myself, and I'm just trying to make amends, if possible," said Malvo, 21, at the end of a dramatic day in the trial of Muhammad, who faces the death penalty in six fatal Montgomery County sniper attacks -- part of a three-week shooting spree that killed 10 persons in the Washington area.
  • The Enemy Within: Homegrown Terrorists (What the MSM ignores)

    07/17/2005 10:48:30 AM PDT · by visualops · 84 replies · 2,227+ views
    Various ^ | 7-17-05 | Various
    This thread is to highlight the drawings of DC sniper Malvo to "illustrate" the enemy within that is being purposefully suppressed by the MSM- or at the very least, ignored. Despite the depictions of everything from assassination targets on Bush, Blair & Sharon, calls for Jihad, rants about Christian ideology, and war in the name of Allah- the MSM chose to portray the DC snipers as isolated lunatics. Malvo's defense said he was a misguided youth obsessed with "The Matrix", and John Mohammed was a nut who must have been messed up by his military service. Fact is, the cult...
  • Man Pleads Guilty to Buying Rifle for D.C. Snipers

    03/31/2005 7:39:39 PM PST · by Crackingham · 1 replies · 435+ views
    AP ^ | 3/31/05
    A man pleaded guilty Thursday to buying a rifle for the Washington, D.C.-area snipers - though not the weapon used in the 2002 random shooting spree. Earl L. Dancy Jr., 36, faces a maximum 10 years in prison at sentencing June 24. He pleaded guilty to making a false statement in connection with the acquisition of a firearm. Dancy claimed on a federal form that he intended to use the weapon himself, the U.S. attorney's office said. During the November 2003 trial of sniper John Allen Muhammad, Dancy admitted he bought it for Muhammad. Muhammad, 44, and teen accomplice Lee...
  • Man charged, allegedly helped D.C. snipers

    03/16/2005 7:43:47 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 2 replies · 401+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 3/16/05 | Gene Johnson - AP
    SEATTLE (AP) - A man was indicted Wednesday for allegedly buying a rifle for the Washington, D.C.-area snipers - though not the weapon used in the 2002 random shooting spree. A federal grand jury indicted Earl L. Dancy Jr., 36, of Tacoma on one count of making a false statement in connection with the acquisition of a firearm. He faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted. On a federal form when Dancy bought a .308-caliber Remington rifle from a Tacoma store, Dancy claimed he intended to use the weapon himself, the U.S. attorney's office said. During the November...
  • Court Ruling Will Affect Future Malvo Prosecutions (DC Sniper Can't be Executed)

    03/01/2005 9:50:12 AM PST · by advance_copy · 35 replies · 1,788+ views
    WTOP 1500 AM ^ | 3/1/05 | AP
    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court's decision to ban the execution of juvenile killers will not have an impact on any future Maryland prosecutions of convicted sniper Lee Boyd Malvo, but will have an impact should he be prosecuted in Louisiana. Maryland law didn't allow for anyone under 18 to be executed before the court's ruling. In Louisiana, the death penalty had been allowed for juveniles. "Now my intent will be to extradite Malvo to Louisiana and give him the maximum sentence allowable under Louisiana law, which is life without the suspense of probation or parole," John Sinquefield, chief assistant district...
  • D.C. sniper's death sentence challenged - Lawyers argue Muhammad didn't pull the trigger

    11/03/2004 1:15:37 AM PST · by weegee · 7 replies · 416+ views
    Associated Press via Houston Chronicle ^ | Nov. 2, 2004, 7:41PM | By MATTHEW BARAKAT
    RICHMOND, VA. - John Allen Muhammad's lawyers argued before the state Supreme Court on Tuesday that the convicted sniper cannot be sentenced to death under a Virginia law because he did not pull the trigger in the October 2002 killing spree. Muhammad was sentenced to die after being convicted of two counts of capital murder last year in the shooting of Dean Harold Meyers near Manassas. Prosecutors had argued Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo formed a sniper team and were thus equally culpable — even though Malvo said he pulled the trigger. Defense lawyer Peter Greenspun contended that Virginia law...
  • Malvo gets life sentence in 2002 killing.

    10/26/2004 1:41:22 PM PDT · by 7.62 x 51mm · 57 replies · 1,144+ views
    CNN Website ^ | Tuesday, October 26, 2004 Posted: 3:37 PM EDT (1937 GMT) | CNN
    Malvo gets life sentence in 2002 killing. Teen pleads guilty in man's murder, attempt on woman's life. (CNN) -- Convicted teen sniper Lee Boyd Malvo was sentenced Tuesday to two terms of life in prison without parole after pleading guilty to murder and attempted murder. He was charged with killing Kenneth Bridges, 53, outside a gas station in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and attempting to kill Caroline Seawell at an arts and crafts store, also in Spotsylvania County. Malvo, 19, already is serving a life sentence without parole for the murder of FBI analyst Linda Franklin, 47, outside a Home Depot in...
  • Lawyer: Lee Malvo To Drop Appeals, Admit Guilt (Teenage Sniper Ready To Accept Life Term)

    09/25/2004 8:43:24 PM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies · 533+ views
    KSAT.com ^ | 9/24/04
    Lawyer: Malvo To Drop Appeals, Admit Guilt Attorney Says Teenage Sniper Ready To Accept Life Term POSTED: 5:26 pm EDT September 24, 2004 McLEAN, Va. -- A lawyer for teenage sniper Lee Malvo said he plans to admit guilt in one of the Washington-area sniper slayings. He also said Malvo will drop all of his appeals of his convictions in another of the shootings. Attorney Michael Arif said Malvo realizes "he's not going anywhere" and that he is ready to accept a lifetime in prison. A plea hearing is set for next month. Malvo is charged with capital murder in...
  • Richmond, we must exorcise the ghost of Willie Lynch now

    05/23/2004 12:12:51 PM PDT · by schaketo · 6 replies · 246+ views
    Richmond Times Dispatch, VA ^ | 5/23/2004 | Mark Holmberg
    <p>The ghost of Willie Lynch has been haunting me ever since teen sniper Lee Malvo evoked it with his angry and confused jailhouse scribblings.</p> <p>Lynch came to mind as I was working with other reporters on today's front-page coverage of Richmond's predominantly black-on-black murder problem, which is, in essence, homegrown terrorism.</p>
  • Muhammad/Malvo sighted on September 19 2002, 4:30am, Petersburg Virginia

    12/11/2002 2:38:02 AM PST · by Future Useless Eater · 25 replies · 1,086+ views
    The Progress Index ^ | 10.30.2002 | JENNIFER FRANCIS
    Here is the elusive sighting of M & M on the morning of September 19th. ALL the best-known search engines had lost it, but thanks to AlltheWeb.com and Aristeides I found it again. I will add it to the Muhammad/Malvo Timelines sometime soon. Sniper suspects slept here: Before the attacks in Maryland and Virginia began, Muhammad and Malvo slept in the parking lot of the Ramada Inn in PetersburgBy:JENNIFER FRANCIS , Staff Writer 10/30/2002 PETERSBURG VA - Just two days before sniper suspects John Allen Muhammad and John Lee Malvo allegedly shot and killed a clerk outside an Alabama liquor...
  • Malvo Spared the Death Penalty

    12/24/2003 7:45:30 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 33 replies · 554+ views
    Lexington, KY, Herald-Leader ^ | 12-24-03 | Liptak, New York Times News Service
    Posted on Wed, Dec. 24, 2003 Malvo spared the death penalty PROSECUTOR ATTRIBUTES JURY'S DECISION TO DEFENDANT'S YOUTHFUL APPEARANCE By Adam Liptak NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE CHESAPEAKE, Va. - A jury spared the life of Lee Boyd Malvo yesterday, instead sentencing him to life in prison without parole for murders and terrorism in the Washington-area sniper shootings last year. The sentence came just weeks after John Allen Muhammad, Malvo's mentor and partner in the sniper attacks, was also convicted of murder and terrorism and was sentenced to death. Malvo, 18, was 17 at the time of the crimes. The...
  • 911 Tape Played at Malvo's Sentencing Hearing

    12/19/2003 11:14:39 AM PST · by ArrogantBustard · 12 replies · 240+ views
    Fox News Website ^ | Friday, December 19, 2003 | AP
    <p>CHESAPEAKE, Va.  — A woman who lost her father in the Washington-area sniper shootings (search) last year confronted teenage sniper Lee Boyd Malvo (search) from the stand Friday, calling him "evil" as she described the impact of her father's death.</p> <p>"Because of you, he didn't have a chance to see his great-grandchild. That's insane of you to do. You're evil," said Myrtha Cinada, daughter of Pascal Charlot, the fifth person killed in the shootings, who testified during the sentencing phase of Malvo's trial. Malvo was convicted of two counts of capital murder Thursday and the jury must now decide whether he should receive life in prison or death.</p>
  • Jury convicts Malvo of capital murder

    12/19/2003 11:11:01 AM PST · by ArrogantBustard · 7 replies · 204+ views
    The Washtington TIMES ^ | December 19, 2003 | S.A. Miller
    <p>CHESAPEAKE, Va. — A jury of eight women and four men convicted Lee Boyd Malvo of capital murder yesterday for his role in last year's Washington-area sniper killings — bringing the teenage defendant one step closer to a death sentence.</p>
  • Jury convicts Malvo of capital murder

    12/18/2003 9:37:50 PM PST · by kattracks · 9 replies · 170+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 12/19/03 | S.A. Miller
    <p>CHESAPEAKE, Va. — A jury of eight women and four men convicted Lee Boyd Malvo of capital murder yesterday for his role in last year's Washington-area sniper killings — bringing the teenage defendant one step closer to a death sentence.</p>
  • Agents descended 'like they owned the place'

    10/23/2002 10:59:12 PM PDT · by kattracks · 8 replies · 377+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 10/24/02 | Paul Queary, AP
    <p>TACOMA, Wash. — The first clue that the day would be different came when neighbors saw men in suits snooping around the slate-colored duplex.</p> <p>"They just moseyed up and started looking around like they owned the place," said Dean Resop, who lives a block away from the home. The strangers were FBI agents.</p>
  • Verdict in Malvo Sniper Case (guilty)

    12/18/2003 1:18:51 PM PST · by BillF · 106 replies · 501+ views
    DC channel 4 | now
    Within the next 1/2 hour.
  • D.C. Sniper's Jihad

    12/10/2003 6:08:20 AM PST · by Rummyfan · 16 replies · 542+ views
    New York Post ^ | 10 Dec 2003 | Michelle Malkin
    THE D.C. SNIPER'S JIHAD By MICHELLE MALKIN -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Email Archives Print Reprint December 10, 2003 -- FROM the moment John Allen Muhammad and Lee Malvo were arrested in the Beltway-area sniper case last fall, the media and Muslim activists wanted us to believe that the serial killings had absolutely nothing to do with Islamic terrorism: * CNN downplayed Muhammad's religious conversion - calling him by his old name, John Allen Williams, when his identity was first revealed. Malvo was cast as a clueless dupe with no true convictions. * Nihad Awad of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) argued: "There...
  • California: Sniper suspect leads FBI, police, media swarm to sleepy'burb -

    10/25/2002 10:28:08 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 7 replies · 439+ views
    The Oakland Tribune ^ | Friday, October 25, 2002 | Kristin Bender - STAFF WRITER
    Sniper suspect leads FBI, police, media swarm to sleepy'burb By Kristin Bender - STAFF WRITER PINOLE -- Suburban Pinole was deluged Thursday with FBI agents, local police, scores of news reporters and neighbors who wanted answers about a sniper suspect's possible connection to the bedroom community. Sniper suspect John Allen Muhammad, 41, previously known as John Allen Williams, once lived with Charlene Jackson, his former sister-in-law, in a house on Limerick Road in the Garrity Ridge housing development off San Pablo Avenue, according to neighbors and a Department of Motor Vehicles tracking system. Although she talked with FBI agents, at...
  • MICHELLE MALKIN on Hannity now! (DC Sniper Immigration Status: BREAKING)

    10/24/2002 2:31:49 PM PDT · by Sabertooth · 193 replies · 488+ views
    October 24th, 2002 | Sabertooth
    Michelle Malkin on Sean Hannity radio program in just a few minutes. Breaking info on DC Sniper case.
  • Two 'People of Interest' Sought in Sniper Case, FBI Probes Wash. Link

    10/23/2002 8:34:01 PM PDT · by Braak · 22 replies · 351+ views
    FoxNews.com ^ | October 23rd, 2002 | By Brian Wilson and Ian Christopher McCaleb
    <p>TACOMA, Wash. — Authorities in the Beltway Sniper investigation are looking for two "people of interest," law enforcement sources told Fox News.</p> <p>The two individuals they seek are John Mohammed, also known as John Allen Williams, formerly connected to Fort Lewis, an Army base south of Tacoma, Wash., and Lee Malvo.</p>
  • Mother of accused sniper deported

    12/14/2002 11:15:28 AM PST · by Future Useless Eater · 38 replies · 474+ views
    THE WASHINGTON TIMES ^ | December 14, 2002 | Jerry Seper
    There it is! It's done... Too late now to prosecute her for AIDING AND ABETTING the sniper-pair while she was staying in the DC area ... ... ... Mother of accused sniper deported     The mother of accused sniper John Lee Malvo has been deported to Jamaica, federal authorities confirmed yesterday.     Una Scion James, 38, was taken into custody by U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service officers on Tuesday after deciding not to appeal a pending Nov. 19 deportation order by a federal immigration judge. She initially filed a petition with INS requesting special protection as a battered...
  • Malvo Letters Coach Fellow Inmate on Fooling Authorities, Escape.

    12/16/2003 10:35:55 AM PST · by marshmallow · 8 replies · 233+ views
    CNN ^ | 12/16/03
    <p>CHESAPEAKE, Virginia (CNN) -- Teen sniper suspect Lee Boyd Malvo wrote letters to a fellow inmate this summer, coaching him on ways to fool authorities and encouraging him to look for opportunities to escape, prosecutors disclosed Monday.</p> <p>Prosecutors said the three undated letters were written this summer, at a time when defense attorneys claim Malvo, now 18, had broken free of the psychological grip of his alleged sniper partner, John Allen Muhammad.</p>
  • The Psychology of Junior Sniper John Malvo

    12/14/2003 3:52:08 PM PST · by The Westerner · 16 replies · 198+ views
    Capitalism Magazine ^ | 12/14/3 | Michael J. Hurd, PhD
    The Psychology of Junior Sniper Lee Malvo by Michael J. Hurd The defense psychiatrist for the D.C. sniper, Lee Malvo, claims that Malvo was unable to distinguish right from wrong. In other words, he didn't know that it was wrong to shoot innocent people at gas stations and department stores. Why not? Not because he was psychotic or schizophrenic, meaning completely out of touch with reality (in which case he would not have executed these shootings so competently). Instead, we're supposed to believe that he was so "pathologically loyal" to the elder sniper John Muhammad that he couldn't help but...
  • Malvo art indicates 'Matrix' obsession. Using the film ...gained insanity verdicts....

    12/05/2003 10:34:41 AM PST · by .cnI redruM · 58 replies · 254+ views
    Sunspot News ^ | December 5, 2003 | By Stephen Kiehl
    CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Consumed with righting racial inequality and injustice, sniper suspect Lee Boyd Malvo became yesterday the latest young defendant to use the film The Matrix as part of an insanity defense to explain killings that seem to have no clear explanation. The 1999 film has been used, with some success, in at least three other murder cases in which young defendants attempted to justify their crimes with allusions to the movie's philosophy that the world people live in is only a dream sequence controlled by a computer. Violence is condoned as a way to get out of the...
  • Psychiatrists Testify Teen Sniper Suspect Malvo Could Not Tell Right From Wrong

    12/10/2003 3:43:09 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 45 replies · 212+ views
    Dec 10, 2003 Psychiatrists Testify Teen Sniper Suspect Malvo Could Not Tell Right From Wrong By Matthew Barakat Associated Press Writer CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) - Lee Boyd Malvo did not know right from wrong during last year's sniper spree because of intense indoctrination by sniper mastermind John Allen Muhammad, two defense psychiatrists testified Wednesday at Malvo's trial. "Lee was unable to distinguish between right and wrong and was unable to resist the impulse" to commit the sniper killings, said Neil Blumberg, who examined Malvo 20 times in jail. Psychiatrist Diane Schetky, who twice interviewed Malvo, also testified that Malvo, 17...
  • LEE MALVO, MUSLIM HATEMONGER

    12/10/2003 5:21:21 AM PST · by JesseHousman · 16 replies · 167+ views
    Town Hall ^ | December 10, 2003 | Michelle Malkin
    From the moment John Allen Muhammad and Lee Malvo were arrested in the Beltway-area sniper case last fall, the media and Muslim activists wanted us to believe that the serial killings had absolutely nothing to do with Islamic terrorism. CNN downplayed Muhammad's religious conversion -- calling him by his old name, John Allen Williams, when his identity was first revealed. Malvo was cast as a clueless dupe with no true convictions. Nihad Awad of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) argued: "There is no indication that this case is related to Islam or Muslims." Chicago Sun-Times columnist Richard Roeper railed...
  • Michelle Malkin: Lee Malvo, Muslim Hatemonger

    12/09/2003 9:46:04 PM PST · by quidnunc · 33 replies · 978+ views
    Town Hall ^ | December 10, 2003 | Michelle Malkin [Creators Syndicate]
    From the moment John Allen Muhammad and Lee Malvo were arrested in the Beltway-area sniper case last fall, the media and Muslim activists wanted us to believe that the serial killings had absolutely nothing to do with Islamic terrorism. CNN downplayed Muhammad's religious conversion — calling him by his old name, John Allen Williams, when his identity was first revealed. Malvo was cast as a clueless dupe with no true convictions. Nihad Awad of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) argued: "There is no indication that this case is related to Islam or Muslims." Chicago Sun-Times columnist Richard Roeper railed...
  • The D.C. Snipers: Islamofascists After All

    12/09/2003 1:18:44 AM PST · by kattracks · 44 replies · 881+ views
    FrontPageMagazine ^ | 12/09/03 | PowerLineBlog.com
    While the D.C. snipers were on the loose, there was speculation about whether the murders were another instance of Islamic terrorism. (Not from the authorities, of course, who were fixated on finding a white man in a white van.) When the snipers were caught, and the adult turned out to be John Muhammad, a converted Muslim who, among other things, had shot up a synagogue, one might have expected such speculation to re-surface. But for the most part, it didn't, and reference to the snipers' Muslim faith has been studiously avoided in the mainstream press.Now Lee Malvo is on...
  • Terrorism in Virginia.

    12/09/2003 7:07:04 AM PST · by TastyManatees · 13 replies · 366+ views
    Tasty Manatees ^ | 12/5/03 | Ryan
    Terrorism in Virginia. John Allen Muhammed and Lee Boyd Malvo, the DC sniper murderers, have been described in many ways by people who wish to de-emphasize the pair's motives. It is about time they are recognized for what they are, Islamic terrorists. Malvo's lawyers are trying to make Malvo out as a confused young kid who was led astray by an older man (who may have also been his lover), and that he was not responsible for his crimes. To convince Malvo's jury of his legal incompetence, his lawyers have entered Malvo's sketches and writings into the record. Apparently, they...
  • Right and wrong 'an illusion' (DC Sniper psychobabble defense)

    12/09/2003 3:46:01 AM PST · by putupon · 11 replies · 198+ views
    Richmond Times Dispatch ^ | Dec 9, 2003 | PAUL BRADLEY AND KIRAN KRISHNAMURTHY
    <p>CHESAPEAKE - When Linda Franklin was shot and killed last fall, Lee Boyd Malvo suffered from a "dissociative disorder," a "substantial impairment" that qualifies as a mental disease, a forensic psychologist told jurors during the teen's capital-murder trial yesterday.</p> <p>Dewey G. Cornell, a University of Virginia psychology professor who has testified at dozens of criminal trials, said Malvo "is, in my experience, a very unusual, rare case."</p>
  • Psychologist: Muhammed Threatened Malvo (Sniper case)

    12/08/2003 1:05:12 PM PST · by Shermy · 12 replies · 227+ views
    AP ^ | Decmber 8, 2003
    CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Lee Boyd Malvo believed John Allen Muhammad would kill him if he ever deviated from the plan in last year's sniper spree, a psychologist testified Monday at Malvo's murder trial. Muhammad's two rules for the pair's mission were "whatever it takes" and "no turning back," said Dewey Cornell, a University of Virginia psychologist who interviewed Malvo more than 20 times after his arrest. Muhammad often told Malvo that Malvo should shoot and kill Muhammad if he ever strayed from the mission, Cornell said. Malvo assumed the same would happen to him if he deviated, according to the...
  • Picture of the Day - LIX: The Religion of Snipers

    12/05/2003 2:08:44 PM PST · by swilhelm73 · 34 replies · 333+ views
    http://12thman.us/ ^ | 12/4/2003 | Alek
     Picture of the Day - LIX (see all)The Religion of Snipers While many news outlets are carrying the D.C. area sniper trial, they are desperately lacking in any real analysis of what these crimes really mean. Is this terrorism? Did religion -- namely Islam -- play a role in the killings? Is this connected to Osama's al Qaeda, even if only via ideology? And, is any of this related to the new shooting spree in Ohio? Yes, yes, yes and yes... and I have evidence to back my claims. What follows are official court documents from the Malvo case in...
  • Malvo Defense Enters Threatening Jailhouse Sketches (Bin Laden is labeled, "Servant of Allah." )

    12/04/2003 11:04:43 AM PST · by marshmallow · 172 replies · 5,399+ views
    CNN ^ | 12/04/03 | Mike M. Ahlers
    <p>CHESAPEAKE, Virginia (CNN) -- Several dozen jailhouse sketches by accused sniper Lee Boyd Malvo -- some depicting police in rifle crosshairs and others containing references to a holy war -- have been entered as evidence by defense attorneys, who say they are evidence of his indoctrination by an accomplice.</p>
  • Defense pushes theory of Malvo brainwashing

    12/02/2003 5:19:39 AM PST · by Holly_P · 6 replies · 129+ views
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 12/02/03 | Andrea F. Seagal
    <p>CHESAPEAKE, Va. -- Jurors in the Lee Boyd Malvo trial yesterday began getting a fuller picture from the teen-ager's attorneys about how they believe John Allen Muhammad lured the youth under his control and put him on a regimented lifestyle that included doing 50 push-ups as punishment for misbehavior.</p> <p>The testimony was part of the defense's groundwork for its push to convince the jury that Malvo was desperate for adult attention and was so brainwashed by Muhammad that it should find him not guilty because of insanity. A jury convicted Muhammad last month, and said he should be sentenced to death for the sniper killings that terrorized several states last fall.</p>
  • Sniper suspect Malvo on tape: 'I indended to kill them all'

    11/18/2003 10:25:54 AM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 6 replies · 171+ views
    USA Today ^ | 11/18/03
    <p>VIRGINIA BEACH (AP) — Sniper suspect Lee Boyd Malvo told police that he fatally shot Dean Harold Meyers in the head because he did not have an easier shot to the body. He also said he was the gunman in all of the sniper shootings, and "I intended to kill them all."</p>
  • Malvo's lawyer portrays him as child molded by 'madman'(DC Sniper)

    11/14/2003 4:02:43 AM PST · by putupon · 5 replies · 154+ views
    Richmond Times Dispatch ^ | Nov 14, 2003 | PAUL BRADLEY AND REX BOWMAN
    <p>CHESAPEAKE - Just as clay is molded by a potter, Lee Boyd Malvo was shaped into a "child soldier" who helped execute a string of sniper attacks advancing the twisted goals of fellow suspect John Allen Muhammad, Malvo's lawyer asserted in court yesterday. Attorney Craig S. Cooley spoke to jurors after prosecutor Robert F. Horan Jr. described Malvo, 18, as an intelligent, willing and savvy killer who bragged about shooting innocent people as they went about their daily tasks.</p>
  • D.C. sniper jurors weep at chilling evidence

    11/02/2003 2:38:18 AM PST · by witnesstothefall · 27 replies · 219+ views
    Washington Post/News Tribune ^ | October 31st, 2003 | Josh White
    JOSH WHITE; The Washington Post VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Jurors wept Thursday as they listened to a recording of the wails and sobs of sniper victim Linda Franklin's husband making the emergency call reporting his wife's shooting. "I'm at the Home Depot on Route 50," William Franklin screamed into a cell phone. The former Marine testified that he had been sprayed with his wife's blood, turned and saw her lying on the pavement. His words on the tape melted into loud cries. "She's shot in the head. Oh, my God." The three-minute 911 recording hushed Courtroom 10 in one of...