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Making the decision to have a child is momentous.  It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.  ~Elizabeth Stone.


A Child decides to kill a parent? but why? Its common news now… “Mother kills 3 year old Toddler / father rapes his young daughter / child stabs parent “…. Every time I read something similar it gives me chills… Isn’t it high time humans re evaluate their human qualities and what they pass on to their off spring? Or one day we won’t be able to determine which is the most dangerous…. Humans Or Beasts…

Never too late …. Make a difference today ….  read and you decide….


An eight-year-old boy from Arizona has been arrested a couple of days after he killed his father, Vincent Romero, 29, and his friend Timothy Romans, the New York Times reported. He was transferred from a psychiatric institution which conducted his psychological evaluation into juvenile prison on Monday. The boy admitted to the murders. There is no evidence of him being physically or mentally abused, so the motives of the murders have not been established. There is the possibility that the boy planned the murders.

The men were killed with a hunting rifle which needs to be reloaded after every shot.

The boy was familiar with guns because his father was a hunter and his step mother advised him to buy a gun and learn to use it.

At the time when the boy shot his father in the chest and the head, the other victim was talking to his wife on the terrace. The wife confirmed her husband had heard shots and muffled noises. Romans’s wife said her husband heard the boy calling out for him after the gun shots. The eight-year-old then shot him in the chest.

After he was arrested, the boy told the police that his father had beat him for bad grades in school the day before, although no signs of violence had been found on the boy.



From 1976 to 2005 a total of 62 cases were registered in which seven or eight year old children were arrested for murder, said Dr. Heide who analysed the FBI’s evidence. But in only two cases the children killed their own parents.


Sick minds

Austrian Josef Fritzl, who imprisoned his daughter in a cellar for 24 years and fathered seven children by her, has been charged with the murder of one of their children who died shortly after birth.

Prosecutors said on Thursday they had also charged Fritzl, 73, with rape, enslavement, incest, coercion and deprivation of liberty. His lawyer, Rudolf Mayer, said Fritzl would not appeal against the charge sheet — an option under Austrian law. He does not need to enter a plea immediately.

Mayer told Reuters that the trial would start in the next two or so months.

Fritzl, who has been in investigative custody since the case was exposed in April, kept daughter Elisabeth in a soundproofed basement under his house in the central town of Amstetten.

He was charged with murder of the child through neglect in 1996. Fritzl burnt the child’s body in a furnace, police investigators said in April shortly after his arrest.

“He is suspected of killing this newborn because, despite knowing the life-threatening situation it was in, he was not driven to seek necessary help,” the St Poelten provincial prosecutors’ office said in a statement.

This is a straight murder charge under Austrian law.

“He forced Elisabeth into slave-like conditions … shut her away in the cellar and made her totally dependent on him, forcing her into sexual acts and treating her as if she was his own property,” it said.

The prosecutors also said he had threatened to kill his daughter and their imprisoned children by gassing them or through an explosion if they tried to escape.

A psychiatric report commissioned by justice authorities last month declared Fritzl to be mentally fit for a trial, which is expected to begin before a jury early next year. He could face life imprisonment if convicted of murder.

The statement recommended that Fritzl, if convicted, be confined in an institution for the mentally disturbed.

Repeated calls to Fritzl’s lawyer went unanswered and the Austrian news agency APA reported that he had declined to comment on the case.

According to the police, Fritzl lured his daughter into the basement in 1984, drugged her and locked her up. He claimed she had disappeared to join a sect.

Three of Elisabeth’s children were raised by Fritzl and his wife Rosemarie in their home after he pretended that his ‘runaway’ daughter had left them on his doorstep with a letter saying she could not care for them.

The other three children remained marooned in the windowless basement with their mother.

Mayer said earlier this year his client was “emotionally a broken man” and that it would be hard for him to get a fair trial in front of a jury because of the massive publicity generated by the case.

In September Fritzl visited the cellar under police guard on the request of his lawyer in order to examine the locks. Fritzl has told police the locked door to the cellar would have opened automatically if he had been away for an extended period.



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