Goldfish killer "didn't want to leave...

Goldfish killer "didn't want to leave witnesses," police say

There are 3 comments on the Daily Herald story from Feb 11, 2011, titled Goldfish killer "didn't want to leave witnesses," police say. In it, Daily Herald reports that:

A 16-year-old Arlington Heights boy told police he poisoned and killed three fish because he 'didn't want to leave any witnesses,' according to Arlington Heights police.

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tapper

United States

#1 Feb 12, 2011
I think the idea behind the "animal cruelty" charge is that they killed something that did not need to be killed for fun and no other reason. This shows a total lack of empathy. To kill someone's pet for fun is disturbing. What worries me is that these sociopaths went to school with other people's children. It would be interesting to find out if they bullied and intimidated other students. Abusive criminals usually start with animals (bugs, fish, cats) before moving on to humans. That is why the police should be concerned and why these boys need to be punished and be given the psychological help they need.
penders 78

Inverurie, UK

#2 Feb 18, 2011
joke
Alex

Elk Grove Village, IL

#3 Feb 19, 2011
penders 78 wrote:
joke
You're stupid dude.

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