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  • Did mother’s urge to play Yahtzee cause son to strangle her?

    07/14/2011 4:34:08 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 12 replies
    star tribune ^ | 7-12-11 | PAT PHEIFER
    Tamara Lee Mason wanted to play Yahtzee with her three sons after they all returned home from Christmas dinner at a friend's. When the boys wouldn't, she got mad, grabbed a few things and stormed out of the house. That's the story Mason's oldest, Dylan C. Clemens, told investigators back on Dec. 27, according to criminal charges filed in Stevens County District Court. A much stranger story is laid out in criminal charges filed Tuesday against Clemens, 25. His half-brothers Andrew Q. Cobb, 18, and Jacob S. Cobb, 17, were charged Friday. Mason's decomposing remains were found Thursday buried in...
  • Fla. Man Fatally Stabbed After Yahtzee Dispute

    06/25/2007 8:15:05 PM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 59 replies · 1,400+ views
    local6 ^ | 25-June-2007
    TAMPA, Fla. -- A dispute over a game of Yahtzee ended in a fatal stabbing, police said. Mark Kelvin Allen, 49, was playing the dice game with 47-year-old Edith Elliot at her home in Tampa's Ybor City neighborhood on Saturday night, an arrest report said. They began to argue and Elliott went into a bedroom with her 49-year-old boyfriend. Allen kicked in the door, scuffled with the boyfriend and then stabbed him twice, police said. The man, whose name is not being released until his relatives can be notified, later died at a hospital. Allen was charged with second-degree murder...