Kent County Jail inmate killed over s...

Kent County Jail inmate killed over snack cake, prosecutors say

There are 17 comments on the Lansing State Journal story from Dec 4, 2007, titled Kent County Jail inmate killed over snack cake, prosecutors say. In it, Lansing State Journal reports that:

GRAND RAPIDS - Prosecutors say an inmate at the Kent County Jail was beaten to death by a cellmate who was incensed that someone had stolen his snack cake. via Lansing State Journal

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catch22

United States

#1 Dec 5, 2007
I KNEW Twinkies were deadly.
shorty

Denver, CO

#3 Dec 30, 2007
That is bad when someone has to resort to that type of method. I'm quite sure that the inmate who killed is now realizing that it was not that serious. It was not worth taking someones life. I feel sorry for the poor soul killed, probably didn't think he would lose his life. How I'm sure he regretted when he realized he was about to die.
Snack Attack

Englewood, CO

#4 Dec 30, 2007
It's the treat to die for.

Anyhow, "those people" are insane about food. I remember when the buses rolled in from the S.E. side at Union; those kids would bring snack foods with them and eat it in class as if having a Little Debbie was some sort of status symbol. And at lunch they were always try and take your food from you in just about any manner they could; from begging, bartering to stealing.

Something interesting, next time you're at John Ball zoo throw a piece of hot dog bun into the rhesus monkey exhibit and observe their behavior. It's shockingly similar.
Radman

Sahuarita, AZ

#5 Dec 31, 2007
Doesn't surprise me, those snack cakes are "YUMMY"
recovering Grand Rapidian

Ann Arbor, MI

#6 Jan 13, 2008
Wow: "those people" are hardly responsible for the fact that Michigan tops the nation in obesity. White folks have out-fatted "those people". I didn't know there were still people like Snack Attack, but I'm not surprised s/he's in GR.
Snack Attack wrote:
It's the treat to die for.
Anyhow, "those people" are insane about food. I remember when the buses rolled in from the S.E. side at Union; those kids would bring snack foods with them and eat it in class as if having a Little Debbie was some sort of status symbol. And at lunch they were always try and take your food from you in just about any manner they could; from begging, bartering to stealing.
Something interesting, next time you're at John Ball zoo throw a piece of hot dog bun into the rhesus monkey exhibit and observe their behavior. It's shockingly similar.
RACIAL

United States

#7 Jan 15, 2008
Snack Attack wrote:
It's the treat to die for.
Anyhow, "those people" are insane about food. I remember when the buses rolled in from the S.E. side at Union; those kids would bring snack foods with them and eat it in class as if having a Little Debbie was some sort of status symbol. And at lunch they were always try and take your food from you in just about any manner they could; from begging, bartering to stealing.
Something interesting, next time you're at John Ball zoo throw a piece of hot dog bun into the rhesus monkey exhibit and observe their behavior. It's shockingly similar.
IT SEEMS TO ME THAT'S A RACIAL COMMENT!!!!!
Kent County Resident

Cadillac, MI

#8 Feb 11, 2009
seriuos stuff when someone gets killed...its not funny to make lite on anothers demise
Dennis Smith

Grand Rapids, MI

#9 Feb 14, 2009
Get Real wrote:
Murdered over a snack cake........Tell me we don't need God in this Country.
"WE don`t need god in thi9s country"

God is Dead

The balls in your court now
Dennis Smith

Grand Rapids, MI

#10 Feb 14, 2009
recovering Grand Rapidian wrote:
Wow: "those people" are hardly responsible for the fact that Michigan tops the nation in obesity. White folks have out-fatted "those people". I didn't know there were still people like Snack Attack, but I'm not surprised s/he's in GR. <quoted text>
Your so cool will you be my friend
seville taylor

Conyers, GA

#11 Feb 19, 2009
I did not see any names who was the killer who was killed. Yet I feel this may come as a shock,the person who spoke on the monkey business should of been the one who was accused of the crime, locked up at that time,and hanging on that monkeys vine, by the neck. ok! Keep visiting the zoo, you may meet their father in the monkey cage, that how they know what happens when you Throw Them a (piece) of bread.
Mykee Soprano

Kalamazoo, MI

#12 May 21, 2009
Jan 13, 2008
Wow: "those people" are hardly responsible for the fact that Michigan tops the nation in obesity. White folks have out-fatted "those people". I didn't know there were still people like Snack Attack, but I'm not surprised s/he's in GR.
YEA TO WHO WROTE THAT I HAVENT SEEN ANY STATISTICS STATING THAT SO GO FU** OFF U BIGGOT MOTHERFU**ER I LIVE IN KALAMAZOO AND IM NOT OBESE COME SEE ME ILL FEED YOU SOME MUTHAFU**IN KNUCKLES!!!
Chip Y

Grand Rapids, MI

#14 Mar 30, 2012
Here's the deal, Maybe if more people were killed for stealing,etc... then people would learn to leave their "Mother F^%$King" hands off other people's property!!!!
Jim

Thompsonville, MI

#15 Mar 30, 2012
Chip Y wrote:
Here's the deal, Maybe if more people were killed for stealing,etc... then people would learn to leave their "Mother F^%$King" hands off other people's property!!!!
I'd kill for a snack cake, right now. LOL
bobolinq

Belmont, MI

#16 Apr 2, 2012
boy oh boy, this Obama healthy food thing's gotten totally out of hand.
alex ibarra

United States

#17 Jun 6, 2012
That's crazy
jails_fault

Lawton, MI

#18 Jun 6, 2012
The victim should have killed all the inmates just so he could feel safe.

where the heck are the guards !!!!!

I could never understand how drugs can get into prisons.Or how inmates get into all that sicko forced sex, or killed or beaten up.

It is supposed to be a jail, or prison, not some free for all.
Go Blue

West Palm Beach, FL

#19 Jun 7, 2012
Actually, these prison riots, where they end up killing eachother.....are they so bad? Can't we just define them as, thinning the herd?

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