Beating death suspect held after possible suicide try

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The man who police said beat his estranged wife's boyfriend to death with a bat was arrested yesterday after he was found in his car on a Ronkonkoma street - about 8 miles from the site of the Centereach ... Full Story
John Robinson

AOL

#25 Nov 3, 2008
Even betterly said. ^ ^ ^
Jennifer sleeps around

Dayton, OH

#26 Nov 3, 2008
by the way "keith" smashed him in the head about 40 times with that bat...and his wife just watched, she's guilty as sin, she's a slut, keith well...he obviously has no idea who chris was, FOUND OUT who he was afterwards and then tried to commit suicide...jail, getting beat down or possibly murdered himself ain't the way to live
Friend of Chris

Wyandanch, NY

#27 Nov 3, 2008
I can't stop thinking about Chris...I know his mother, brothers and family are devastated. Everyone is bugging out. I just can't wrap my head around this. A life taken over some chic....
Chris was so vivid and full of life and fun to be around. No one deserves this, rest in peace Chris, you were loved. You touched a lot of people and you didn't even know it. xoxo
Friend of Chris

Wyandanch, NY

#28 Nov 3, 2008
stuckonyou wrote:
Keith is a good friend of mine and anyone that knows Keith knows that this was not him. I honestly belive that under the pressure of trying to help Mrs Amato he did "lose it." Chris was a dangerous man and his business destroyed more lives than this!!! My thoughts and prayers are with keith, his family, his friends, and his wife. The true will prevail and i personally think its sad that the news reports are so one sided.
You're ridiculous, re-read what you wrote and then be embarrased by it. Please.
Rachel

New York, NY

#29 Nov 3, 2008
How big was this guy Keith?

I'm trying to figure out if he's the guy I'm thinking it may be. If so, I'm very shocked by his actions.

Thanks.
Jack

Far Rockaway, NY

#30 Nov 3, 2008
Sounds like they are all of bunch of loser druggies.....with this kind of life style, it usually catches up to you one way or another.

Drugs kill and destroy many lives.
Friend of Chris

Wyandanch, NY

#31 Nov 3, 2008
tragic wrote:
Lucy
Well Chris was a drug dealer and he was not so innocent... he "kills" and ruins peoples lives everyday by selling drugs. That is what losers do... people who cant work a decent job... he is scum.. instead Keith should be out of jail with his family and friends where he belongs... and Chris... no he shouldnt be dead... but he should be where keith is ...which is what he deserved... I could only imagine how many people Overdosed on drugs that he was selling. So if people want to spit fire... think about it first and get the stories straight. Keith came from a good family and had good friends... He doesnt deserve this. But like some of the others say... the truth will prevail!
P.S I am just as affected by this as you are so don;t play those cards with me! We are all grieving!
Anyone that can speak this way about someone who has died is a cruel and vicious individual. You must be proud of yourself.
Rabbi Stein

Tucson, AZ

#32 Nov 3, 2008
The Jezebel wife should be put on trial with her hubby.
Matt F

Brooklyn, NY

#33 Nov 3, 2008
Libby wrote:
No party was innocent in this entire situation, and there's more to it than any of us will ever know. We can "know" Chris and we can "know" Keith, but all we know is that a senseless tragedy occurred, for whatever reason - passion or spite or pride. Whether Keith went there to intimidate Chris or to fight him, this whole situation escalated and went out of control, and no one wins - not Keith, not Chris, not Jennifer, not their families or friends. No amount of bickering is going to help. We can only support the people who are left to deal with the mess, and hope that everyone can find peace sooner or later.
Libby I cant agree I just came from the wake of one of my best friends I hope this stupid action will show people sometimes you have to let things go I love you Chris.My girls will miss you so will all of us.
Matt F

Brooklyn, NY

#34 Nov 3, 2008
Libby I cant agree I just came from the wake of one of my best friends I hope this stupid action will show people sometimes you have to let things go I love you Chris.My girls will miss you so will all of us.
Lucy

Phoenix, AZ

#35 Nov 3, 2008
tragic wrote:
Lucy
Well Chris was a drug dealer and he was not so innocent... he "kills" and ruins peoples lives everyday by selling drugs. That is what losers do... people who cant work a decent job... he is scum.. instead Keith should be out of jail with his family and friends where he belongs... and Chris... no he shouldnt be dead... but he should be where keith is ...which is what he deserved... I could only imagine how many people Overdosed on drugs that he was selling. So if people want to spit fire... think about it first and get the stories straight. Keith came from a good family and had good friends... He doesnt deserve this. But like some of the others say... the truth will prevail!
P.S I am just as affected by this as you are so don;t play those cards with me! We are all grieving!
Yes...the truth shall prevail. Prevail in the manner of premeditated murder. Prevail in the manner of punishment fitting the crime. You are so nieve it pains me to even respond to your ignorance with words you most likely can not understand. To say Keith doesn't deserve this is correct. What he does deserve is a lab table with doctors and scientists disecting what little brain capacity this poor excuse for a human being may have. I love that yuo pull out the sympathy card for the world's drug addicts and their tendencies to over dose. As if someone is injecting the drugs into them. We are all given choices everyday, some choose to drugs, some choose to sell drugs, some choose to cheat on their husbands, and Keith chose to brutalize a human being. Here is some truth for you: Your beloved Keith actually waited outside for my cousin. He attacked him with a baseball bat. His "poor Mrs. Amato" stole from my cousing in the process. Oh yes, what upstanding citizens the Amatos are. Brutal killers, theives, so unlike that of a drug dealer. My apologies for not recognizing your grief and only realizing that you are as small as the imaginary world you live in. If you had read what I previously wrote, I did say Chris was not so innocent. I did not deny that. But I will stand by that he was and is more a man than that coward, Keith Amato. You're grieving? Do you see images of your cousin lying helpless bleeding to death. Do see an unrecognizable shell of man that was just robbed of his life? Do you shake with pure frustration and anger over the ignorance of a stranger trying to tell you about the animal who sadistically pulverized your cousin? Do feel the loss, heartache, and pain for his parents, siblings, and other family members? You call my cousin a loser and scum - my dead cousin is a loser and scum in your eyes.... I pity you with your pedestal and self rightous attitude. While you're visiting your heroic friend in prison, be sure to ask him how high and mighty he feels. Perhaps then you will step down and see how sick a "person" he truly is.
Friends With Chris RIP

Bronx, NY

#36 Nov 3, 2008
Lucy- Im so sorry, my heart goes out to you and the rest of your family. Chris was a great man, he would do ANYTHING for you...Chris and his entire family are in my prayers
I'm reading these posts, and getting sick to my stomach. How can anyone try to justify the actions of Keith Amato? The things some of you ignorant a$$ holes are saying about Chris has NOTHING to do with WHY, or the way he was brutally killed. What Chris did in his personal life is NOBODYS business...fact of the matter his life was cut short by a scum bag murderer. This cowardly act is PREMEDITATED MURDER, in which warrants LIFE in prison.
I just got back from my friends wake, and to sit here and read all the negative things people are writing about him pisses me off beyond belief. Chris would do anything for you, he would give you the shirt off his back, he was one of greatest guys ive ever known, or will ever know.
CHRIS: WE ALL LOVE YOU AND MISS YOU...RIP
CHRIS'S FAMILY: MY HEART GOES OUT TO ALL OF YOU, AND YOU ARE IN MY PRAYERS.
RIP BIG CHRIS
No surprise here

Mesa, AZ

#37 Nov 4, 2008
"I seen chris take on people with his bare fists, when people had shotguns pointed at him" This guy Chris sounds like a stand up guy.. To be in this sort of situation MORE than once is just rediculous. Here is an idea get a REAL job and earn a REAL living and you wont have to worry about getting your head smashed in with a bat or beating off people with shotguns pointed at you... Its is not like his "career" was earning him tons of money so it was worth the risk to him if it was he wouldnt have been living in an apartment in someone elses house would he?? The guy was a loser and he got what most drug dealers and thugs get in the end. His life was cut short like any typical thug by his own dealings.. You dont see any old thugs walking the streets do you? Sure his family and friends will miss him and he "meant well" and was a "great guy" who gave to the poor yayda yada yada... Fact is the world is better off without people like him!!
LOST A FRIEND

Albertson, NY

#39 Nov 4, 2008
This has been very hard for me to accept for I knew and loved Chris and his family and friends. To sit here and throw lifestyles choices around is way off the point. Keith will be labled a murder and Chis is the one who was murdered!! It takes one twisted brain to beat and continually beat someone to death with a bat!It wasnt like he broke a arm or a leg he beat someones head...I DO NOT hold faith in the law to punish Keith the way he deserves,for the way i feel now I can't pinpoint what would ease my loss or his families other then Chris being here!I know on that day that Chis passed he was taken by GOD. For if he would have had any long term problems after that day Chris would have not wanted to live that way!I KNOW WE ALL HAVE ONE BIG ANGEL WATCHING OVER US!!HE WILL BE MISSED!!
Frank

New York, NY

#40 Nov 4, 2008
No surprise here wrote:
"I seen chris take on people with his bare fists, when people had shotguns pointed at him" This guy Chris sounds like a stand up guy.. To be in this sort of situation MORE than once is just rediculous. Here is an idea get a REAL job and earn a REAL living and you wont have to worry about getting your head smashed in with a bat or beating off people with shotguns pointed at you... Its is not like his "career" was earning him tons of money so it was worth the risk to him if it was he wouldnt have been living in an apartment in someone elses house would he?? The guy was a loser and he got what most drug dealers and thugs get in the end. His life was cut short like any typical thug by his own dealings.. You dont see any old thugs walking the streets do you? Sure his family and friends will miss him and he "meant well" and was a "great guy" who gave to the poor yayda yada yada... Fact is the world is better off without people like him!!
Very well said. I could not agree more with you.

Since you've laid out the plain simple truth you're going to have other drug addicts and drug dealers trying to tell you how cold-hearted you are.

The world is just a little safer and a little more drug free with this one guy soon to be beneath ground and the other guy soon to be heading upstate for the next 25 years.
Boozebag

Jacksonville, NC

#41 Nov 4, 2008
I was porking her to and nothing happened to me.
LOST A FRIEND

Albertson, NY

#42 Nov 4, 2008
No surprise here wrote:
"I seen chris take on people with his bare fists, when people had shotguns pointed at him" This guy Chris sounds like a stand up guy.. To be in this sort of situation MORE than once is just rediculous. Here is an idea get a REAL job and earn a REAL living and you wont have to worry about getting your head smashed in with a bat or beating off people with shotguns pointed at you... Its is not like his "career" was earning him tons of money so it was worth the risk to him if it was he wouldnt have been living in an apartment in someone elses house would he?? The guy was a loser and he got what most drug dealers and thugs get in the end. His life was cut short like any typical thug by his own dealings.. You dont see any old thugs walking the streets do you? Sure his family and friends will miss him and he "meant well" and was a "great guy" who gave to the poor yayda yada yada... Fact is the world is better off without people like him!!
THESE WORDS YOU SPEAK OF THE WORLD BEING BETTER WITH OUT HIM... WHO MADE YOU THE JUDGE OR GOD?? YOU HIDE BEHIND A NAME AND WRITE ABOUT PEOPLE YADA YADA YADA. HAVE YOU LIVED A LIFE OF GODLY WAYS...NOT FROM WHAT I CAN SEE... WHO GIVES YOU A RIGHT TO JUDGE SOMEONE,AND WRITE AWFUL UNHUMANE COMMENTS LIKE THIS? ONE DAY YOUR DAY WILL COME!! LETS HOPE YOU LIVED YOUR LIFE FOLLOWING GOD!! AND BYE THE WAY IS THE WORLD BETTER OFF WITH A DRUG DEALER CRAZY MURDER LEFT IN IT????
Libby

Amityville, NY

#43 Nov 4, 2008
Matt F wrote:
<quoted text>Libby I cant agree I just came from the wake of one of my best friends I hope this stupid action will show people sometimes you have to let things go I love you Chris.My girls will miss you so will all of us.
What can't you agree with, Matt F.? That neither party was innocent? That a senseless tragedy occurred? That the situation went out of control? That no one wins? Neither Chris nor Keith were angels, and no one deserves to die, but what good is hashing and rehashing it? Their families deserve peace so they can heal, because Chris' family and friends aren't the only ones suffering and grieving.
Boozebag

Jacksonville, NC

#44 Nov 4, 2008
ANIMALS!
No surprise here

Mesa, AZ

#45 Nov 4, 2008
No one made me judge or God.. I am allowed to post my views on this story. I have lived a drug free, crime free life and for this I am rewarded by being allowed to earn a respectable living, buy a computer and go online to post my views on a web site that is open to the public. Had I been a criminal who took the wrong path in life I may be dead or I may be in jail. If I was dead or in jail I would not be able to post my opinions on a web site. I give myself the right to judge someone.. You are not the only person who lost a friend and there are 2 sides to every story. I am entitled to my opinion just as you are!

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