Stepson kills stepfather in Claremont

Stepson kills stepfather in Claremont

There are 7 comments on the Hickory Daily Record story from Jul 28, 2012, titled Stepson kills stepfather in Claremont. In it, Hickory Daily Record reports that:

A 35-year-old man is accused of killing his stepfather with a revolver on Saturday afternoon.

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theresa sain

United States

#1 Jul 29, 2012
Earl was my cousin. And will be missed. Love ya Earl Barton
kelly robinson

Geneseo, IL

#2 Jul 30, 2012
Earl was my step dad but he was my dad I dont belive it was self defence he would have never pulled a gun uless he was afraid for his own life he was the most generous giving caring person in the world I LOVE YOU AND MISS YOU!!! As for the man who did this how do you run away and shoot someone who is behind you on top of that someone who is half your size with breathing problems.Earl the last time i talked to you were planning a trip to see me snd your grandsons here and we will all cherish every memory thank you for being my dad you didnt have to be but you did sadly missed
concerned

Greenville, SC

#3 Aug 8, 2012
If Earl was such a fine man, why had be been in prison? Is it not true that the woman he was married to (the shooter's mother), that he had got hooked up with her former husband in prison...then Earl got out and hunted up his prison buddy's wife and married her? I'm not trying to be a Smart-A$$ about this...I'm just askin'. Why did Earl serve time? Is the former husband still in the slammer?
k robin

Missouri City, TX

#4 Aug 8, 2012
Everyone keeps bringing up that Earl was a felon well his conviction was overturned and the shooters mom shot and killed her previous husband and claimed self-defense besides the shooter was a convinced felon what was he convicted of .
concerned

Greenville, SC

#5 Aug 8, 2012
k robin wrote:
Everyone keeps bringing up that Earl was a felon well his conviction was overturned and the shooters mom shot and killed her previous husband and claimed self-defense besides the shooter was a convinced felon what was he convicted of .
K Robin, if Earl's wife shot and killed her former husband, then pray tell how was her former husband in jail with Earl? Or did the shooting take place after he (former hubby) and Earl both got released? Whew...sounds like the whole gang of 'em are felons!
k robin

United States

#6 Aug 10, 2012
concerned wrote:
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K Robin, if Earl's wife shot and killed her former husband, then pray tell how was her former husband in jail with Earl? Or did the shooting take place after he (former hubby) and Earl both got released? Whew...sounds like the whole gang of 'em are felons!
yes it was after released from jail like mabe 40 years ago
Jazz

Huntersville, NC

#7 Oct 17, 2012
who killed who? this is like playing clue? who shot who in the study? SHUT UP PEOPLE..you sound so uneducated.

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