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Murder by Maoi
TikiHardBop
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Joined: Feb 21, 2009
Posts: 400
From: Rockledge, FL
Posted: 2012-07-10 06:18 am   Permalink

Definitely NOT tiki:

A pensioner has admitted beating his wife to death with a statue.

Fred Gilliard, 75, was suffering a “depressive episode” in February when he attacked June, also 75, at their £150,000 seaside retirement home.

He repeatedly stabbed her as well as hitting her with the replica of an Easter Island statue.

Gilliard admitted manslaughter on the grounds of ­diminished responsibility after his not-guilty plea to murder was accepted at Preston crown court.

Stuart Denney QC, prosecuting, said: “He was suffering a major depressive episode which caused a loss of control.”

Gilliard, of Blackpool, will be sentenced next month and judge Anthony Russell QC told him: “You will be detained for some time but it is appropriate to consider if that should be in hospital or prison.”

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/pensioner-beat-wife-to-death-with-statue-1138039

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VampiressRN
Grand Member (7 years)  

Joined: Nov 23, 2006
Posts: 5510
From: Sin City Lincoln Hills (NorCal)
Posted: 2012-07-10 5:59 pm   Permalink

Certainly Bilge worthy. Good to know that in an emergency (like an evil intruder) a Moai statue can be used in combination with a sharp object to inflict lethal wounds on the victim.

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atomictonytiki
Grand Member (8 years)  

Joined: May 14, 2002
Posts: 1275
From: Bangkok
Posted: 2012-07-11 03:17 am   Permalink

I wonder if it he was member of killer TIKI cult back in the 60s?

http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=27841&forum=1&hilite=tiki%20murder



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