Skip to comments.Crazy Guy Murders UPS Driver, Claims He Was Killing Donald Trump
Posted on 12/20/2016 7:09:46 PM PST by Behind Liberal Lines
A New York mans legal defense for murdering a UPS driver is apparently to claim he thought he was brutally killing president-elect Donald Trump instead.
Justin Barkley, a 38-year-old Ithaca man, is charged with second-degree murder for the shooting death of William Schumacher in a Wal-Mart parking lot Dec. 8.
But during Barkleys arraignment hearing Monday, during which he attempted to enter a guilty plea, Barkley says the person he killed was Trump, not Schumacher.
I shot and killed Donald Trump purposely, intentionally and very proudly, Barkley said at the hearing....When asked whether he could be convinced otherwise, Barkley replied I hope not.
The judge refused Barkleys guilty plea and ordered him to undergo a psychiatric evaluation to determine whether he is fit to stand trial. If he does stand trial and is convicted, he faces 25 years to life in prison.
(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...
New York Daily News: Ithaca man accused of fatally shooting UPS driver says he killed Donald Trump purposely and very proudly
USA Today: Man accused of murder believed he shot Trump
Raw Story: Suspect in murder of UPS driver says he thought he killed Donald Trump very proudly
The Blaze: NY man kills UPS driver and runs over his body, tells police he thought it was Trump
Instapundit. THE WAGES OF LEFTY MEDIA HATE: Man accused of Ithaca homicide: I shot and killed Donald Trump purposely, intentionally and very proudly.
Associated Press: Mental exam ordered for man accused of killing UPS driver
Compare this story to the recent incident at the DC Pizza place where a man brought in guns because he believed Hillary Clinton was running a child sex ring out of it. In that case, the mainstream media was quick to blame it on "fake news" and a climate of hate. In this case,however, except for a few "conservative" sites, no one is questioning whether a mentally ill man from the most liberal city in America "proudly" thinking he murdered Trump might be the result of the media's relentless attacks against the president-elect.
if the ladies of the View were his jury, he’d be let off
I wouldn’t put it past liberals to try to assassinate Trump.
They’re that deranged like this NY loco was.
I do not believe in “diminished capacity” defenses.
This bastard should hang.
Put him before a firing squad, this will determine if he is truly insane, if he whimpers like a bitch shoot him if he has no idea where he’s at institutionalize him for life
I’ll be very surprised if there isn’t a serious attempt on Trump’s life before 1/20. Possibly even CIA.
We need to be in prayer for his protection - throughout his 8 years as POTUS........
He would have died just as good as a sane murderer, if the UPS guy had his .45
The insanity overtaking the liberals in this country is great comedic entertainment. This nut case killing someone is tragic but blaming it on Trump is hilarious.
A friend told me her friend’s sister is inconsolable about Hillary losing and has gone incommunicado with the rest of the family. It’s pathetic yet hilarious. I hope she continues downward to rock bottom.
Then it’s true! Liberalism is a mental disease.
The judge then fined the man $50 and ordered him to get an eye exam.
Second Amendment guy here, but I don’t know about that. If I’ve read the stories correctly, this (alleged) nut job was basically laying in wait and picked the (apparently random) victim off with a rifle and then drove over the body. You can’t shoot back if someone gets the drop on you in that manner.
left should be put on notice anything happens to him cwii/rwii begins.
Quite the creative defense there.
Whatever we “believe” — the law and courts have come up with certain specific things. Complain about the 3/4-assed job the Constitution did if you don’t like it.
if the ladies of the View were his jury, they'd get him off.
There. Fixed it.
In Ithaca, this probably means the defendant can claim both insanity and “necessity,” namely, that he thought he was killing the next Hitler.
I just remember Scott Foval in the Project Veritas videos taking about paying/using mentally deranged people to carry out violence at Trump rallies.
Anything to set a murderer free to kill again.
Has he applied for an Obama pardon yet?
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