Wednesday, September 21, 2011
ONE OF the three killers in the infamous dragging death of James Byrd in 1998 will receive ultimate justice tonight, courtesy of the state of Texas. Lawrence Russell Brewer, 44, and described as a racist psychopath during his 1999 trial wil die by lethal injection for the heartless killing of Byrd, 49, by chaining him to the back of a pickup truck and then dragging him to death near Jasper. One of Brewer's accomplices, John William King, also got the death penalty while Shawn Berry received life. MORE ON LAWRENCE RUSSELL BREWER FROM CNN
Meanwhile, her murder has left a trail of tears. Her mom Louisa Cass told WMUR TV NEWS that she is desperate for answersin her daughter's death.
She said: "Answers. Why would someone do what they did? She didn't deserve it. She didn't do anything to anyone. I remember sitting in the chair with her and rocking her. And then the next morning after I came to work, I get a phone call,
Bobbi Parker, 49, allegedly aided Randolph Dial's escaped from the prison her husband ran, after falling in love with, prosecutors claimed.
The pair met in a prison pottery program that was based in the deputy warden's garage on the Granite prison grounds.
But Defense attorneys claim Dial drugged and kidnapped her before holding her hostage for more than a decade by threatening to harm her family, including her two daughters, if she fled.
The gorgeous wannabe porn star who's saucy photo shoot can be seen here, went on week long wild ride with her brothers Ryan Dougherty, 21, and Dylan Dougherty Stanley, 26, which began with them taking pot shots at a cop car in their home state of Florida.
Then cops say they moved on to Valadosta, GA, where their accused of robbing a bank, escaping with an undisclosed amount, before going into hiding.
The maltese dog, called Diego was later found dead on the pool deck on the 8th floor of the building, after suffering from severe injuries.
According to police reports, the couple was arguing Saturday night in the elevator when the man allegedly punched the woman in the face several times.
Full Tilt Poker, formed by among others, world champion players Howard Lederer and Christopher Ferguson stand accused of "picking the pockets of loyal customers."
According to investigators, the company only had $60 million of the $390 million it owed its players in March and over the years they had allegedly used $444million of player funds to pay board members and other owners.
Wrists and ankles bound, Rebecca Zahau, was found hanging from the balcony of Jonah Shacknai's 27-bedroom home, known to locals in Coronado, CA as Spreckles mansion.
A strange message daubed in black paint on the bedroom door read: "She saved him. Can you save her."