Guilty and sentenced to life without ...

Guilty and sentenced to life without parole

There are 10 comments on the The Morganton News Herald story from Sep 11, 2007, titled Guilty and sentenced to life without parole. In it, The Morganton News Herald reports that:

“I just want my daddy to be remembered for all the good he did, not all this”

Bobby Lee English was sentenced Tuesday to life without parole for the Feb. 5, 2004, murder of Henry "Red" Gibson, 84, of Icard. via The Morganton News Herald

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Kannapolis, NC

#1 Sep 13, 2007
i personally think that he didnt get a fair trial along with alot of others. they done have the girl that confessed to the murder of Red Gibson. he was involved with the robbery but not the actual murder of Red. i am sorry for Reds family and what they are going through but they just sent an inosent man away for life for a murder he didnt commit

Morganton, NC

#2 Dec 8, 2007
The only bad thing I see is that bobby english didn't get a needle in his arm. There is nothing about the word innocent that applies to that sorry piece of garbage.
concerned in lenoir

West Monroe, LA

#3 Dec 8, 2007
betterdays wrote:
The only bad thing I see is that bobby english didn't get a needle in his arm. There is nothing about the word innocent that applies to that sorry piece of garbage.
yes i agree if you look at the DOC website you
can see just how innocent he is he has already
assulted a person with a weapon and is in maximum
control because of gang involvment. and we taxpayers have to foot the bill for this piece of trash the rest of his life.
guy from icard

Carmel, IN

#4 Oct 24, 2009
Bobby Lee English is a piece of shit. I knew him personally going through my teen years. Granted, nobody is perfect. As far as the murder of "Red", I believe he was there and participating due to the fact that I've "heard" of him telling stories about it. Red was the coolest vet I ever knew. He didn't deserve the brutal beating that trash caused.

Hickory, NC

#5 Dec 7, 2009
i know crystal perryman. and her mom should feel guilty.she sold her and her brother for sex when they were realy wonder why kid's do stuff like this.there child hood was it dont make it right but im sure that has to leave a scar as big as the moon.crystal was a sweet girl.and before you judge someone make sure you know the want to know how young how about 6 years old being "raped"sold for sex by your own mother so she could get her drug's she need's to be in jail also.

Gaffney, SC

#6 Dec 8, 2009
Ginger English is one of the worst people I know and her kids never had a chance at life not that it is an excuse.Jeff is a good guy and he is Crystals Dad.Jeff has been in some trouble with the law but he is a good guy and so is her grandma and aunt.Those kids had a very hard life and no one really knows how hard or how bad.Red didnt deserve to die and accessory is accessory and they should have all recieved the same sentence.Bobby got off with his sentence and the other two are still jailed.My heart goes out to Reds kids he seemed like a wonderful man and I am so sorry for what you guys have been through.Killers deserve the same treatment reguardless and if your in on such act in the commission of a felony then you deserve to have your life taken for you too.

Clarksville, TN

#7 Jan 10, 2010
that iscalled guilty by assocation.! need to know who you pal around with.

Clarksville, TN

#8 Jan 10, 2010
guilt by assocation,so you better know who your children or friends are it could happen to them.

Pensacola, FL

#9 Jun 3, 2010
that mudder whoz gave birth tu dim babies should be spayed and duh diddy shuz had be nuetered...dat wud help out alot...yahhhhh
ashley long

United States

#11 Feb 12, 2013
Cristal Perryman and Bobby English are both my cousins. Bobby was a little violent growing up but Cristal had a heart of gold. Personally if u ask me they both were at the wrong place and the wrong time.. Leiah Helton stomped that poor man to death. They are paying for what they done and I love them very much .

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