a 70's murder in Bensalem ... was any...
donb

Hutchins, TX

#163 Aug 26, 2012
Mrs hawia did u used to be a moyer don formerly of oakford ave 73 2 1980
Hmmmm

Levittown, PA

#164 Sep 25, 2012
concerned friend wrote:
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If anyone has information on this murder pls let me know my best friend just found out that these are her parents (john Lekka and Diane Goeke). email me at [email protected]
Not sure how these 2 would be there parents, Diane passed away and John is in prison for life.
Kenneth

Memphis, TN

#165 Jan 20, 2013
Rasputan wrote:
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This has got to be the most Incredible Miscarrying of Justice I have ever heard of! There must be something that can be done to keep these criminals where they won't have another oppurtunity to harm anything again. What is done is done, sane or not, it was a well thought out and exicuted plan reguardless of age. In my veiw the sentence that was reached was adequate, it could have been death by leathal injection.
Serious ? Do you know the latest on this ? Will Lekka be released ? Very interested in a reply .
Kenneth

Memphis, TN

#166 Jan 20, 2013
Serious ? WillLekka be rleased >
Kenneth

Memphis, TN

#167 Jan 20, 2013
Lekka needs to be released .
Bill

Levittown, PA

#168 Jan 21, 2013
Hey Kenneth, if you're so interested in Lekka being released why don't you commit a crime and get sent to prison.

Then he can "release" a nice creamy load up your candy ass.
Kacey

Levittown, PA

#169 Feb 25, 2013
There's a certain ignorant breed of people that will never grow up. They were bullies as kids and now as loser adults they live in shanty little houses with crappy jobs and still think the same way.
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Bullying has repercussions,.. and those who give shelter to that kinda of behavior deserve what they get.
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In some cases the deeds of the child are returned upon the parent, brother, or whomever allowed them to continue harming another.
Kacey

Levittown, PA

#170 Feb 25, 2013
This happened in the 70s when bullying was considered "rights of passage" in high schools. Today, we see the affects of it with teen suicides and mass shootings.
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After reading the Abt story it's clear that it was a clear case of bullying a mentally challenged individual..pushing him over the edge. There's no excuse for murder, but if you look at the whole thing in context... it's smacks of bullying and retribution.

What I presented earlier, with logic, is that the Abt family knew their sons were bullies and allowed it to continue. If they had stopped it,.. then it would be highly likely they would all be alive today. There was no other motive that is plausible. The infatuation motive presented was concocted by the prosecution to get a conviction.
annie

Trenton, NJ

#171 Apr 10, 2013
Hmmmm wrote:
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Not sure how these 2 would be there parents, Diane passed away and John is in prison for life.
If I remember correctly, Diane had given birth to a baby and given the baby up for adoption. She was later murdered. One of the reasons the boys gave for her murder was that she claimed she was pregnant again. We'll never know what she said or didn't say; she was found to not be pregnant at the autopsy.
thomasina

Livingston, TN

#172 May 13, 2013
Fleetwood Dr., Trevose, PA
jack

Philadelphia, PA

#173 May 14, 2013
Wow strange stuff
wow

Croydon, PA

#174 May 16, 2013
Sorry
missie

Philadelphia, PA

#175 May 16, 2013
Sad story
missie

Philadelphia, PA

#176 May 16, 2013
My dad remembers tnia
bill

Union, NJ

#177 May 16, 2013
Me top
wow

Bristol, PA

#178 May 17, 2013
So sad
jim

United States

#179 May 29, 2013
Abt family what full last name?

What killer full name

I was born 80 so i not remember it like look stuff online about it thanks
Frank

Bensalem, PA

#180 Aug 2, 2013
Kacey wrote:
There's a certain ignorant breed of people that will never grow up. They were bullies as kids and now as loser adults they live in shanty little houses with crappy jobs and still think the same way.
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Bullying has repercussions,.. and those who give shelter to that kinda of behavior deserve what they get.
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In some cases the deeds of the child are returned upon the parent, brother, or whomever allowed them to continue harming another.
So in your logic, almost the entire family deserved to die because of the alleged actions of two sons? Is that what you are saying? Because that is essentially what you are writing: "and those who give shelter to that kind of behavior deserve what they get." When I first read your posts, I was angry that anyone could be that absolutely insensitive toward something like this that involves the murder of a family, including kids. But it occurs to me, you are so out of touch with reality that you don't even know that you are crazy. I truly hope that you get the help that you need.
Frank

Bensalem, PA

#181 Aug 2, 2013
Kacey wrote:
There's a certain ignorant breed of people that will never grow up. They were bullies as kids and now as loser adults they live in shanty little houses with crappy jobs and still think the same way.
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Bullying has repercussions,.. and those who give shelter to that kinda of behavior deserve what they get.
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In some cases the deeds of the child are returned upon the parent, brother, or whomever allowed them to continue harming another.
Also, in regards to the following:
"They were bullies as kids and now as loser adults they live in shanty little houses with crappy jobs and still think the same way" It really amazes me that you would equate a person's living conditions, job and income with that person being a bully. To me, it defies logic how that would think there is even a connection. I personally know quite a few people who would be considered upper class, and they are very much bullies in many different ways. I also know many people who are low income and are some of the nicest people you could ever meet. Appears that you are really trying to generalize people, but your generalization makes no sense. Have to say though, neither do your other posts, so I guess I should not be surprised.
Carl

Philadelphia, PA

#182 Sep 17, 2013
I went to Armstrong and remember when this happened, I remember the feeling of horror that accompanied the mental image of an entire family wiped out. I remember someone pointing out to Michael Abt to me in school, we were outside during gym...he was a tall skinny blond kid. Someone mentioned feeling a loss of innocence, I feel that is accurate...also like a feeling of being punched in the gut. Things like this just didn't happen in bensalem pa. I remember someone saying to me it was in retaliation for drug money owed or something like that...I obviously never knew the true story. An incredibly sad story for everyone involved...It's sad all the way around and it's just as horrific thinking about it now.

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