Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Psycho-killer profile of the week: "The House"


Body count: two confirmed killings in Australia.

Defense: "No -- No! It was an accident! I didn't mean to kill anybody!"

Verdict: one count first-degree manslaughter (with a mobile home), one count first-degree murder (by drowning).

Sentence: 30 years at the Winkie Maximum Security Penitentiary for Women in Western Australia.

Time served: Commuted after six years on condition that she never return to Australia.

Where is she now? Divorced mother of three. Raises Yorkshire Terriers and works as a dog groomer in Salina, Kansas. Additional past criminal record includes petty theft (shoes, apples, etc.), minor drug possession (poppy flowers and raw opium), operating a vehicle without a license, threatening an officer with a hatchet and resisting arrest.

Current threat level: Diagnosed paranoid schizophrenic. Considered minimal threat as long as she remains on her medication and reports to her parole officer. Can get flighty during tornado season or around scarecrows.

Sunday, September 1, 2013