WALLER, TX – The man accused of shooting his family to death told investigators he did so because he didn’t want them to be ashamed of the Columbine-style attack he planned to carry out. How thoughtful.
Trey Sesler, 22, was arrested on Tuesday after his mother, father and 26-year-old brother were all found shot to death in their family home. Police found the bodies after concerned relatives asked them to perform a welfare check.
Also found in the home was a message scrawled on the wall that read: “I love my mom, dad and brother. Why did I do this? God forgive me.” An arrest warrant was immediately issued for Sesler, who was found the next day at a friend’s house.
During his eight hour long interview with police, Wallace admitted to killing his family to save them from the embarrassment he would cause them after he carried out a Columbine-style mass-shooting at Waller High School where he used to attend. Sesler hinted that a another former Waller student was supposed to help.
Seslerm, who has YouTube posts of him firing one of his handful of weapons, confessed to committing several crimes in the area and had been working up the courage to kill humans by killing livestock.…Continue Reading
Eastleigh, England - Virtually an entire family has been convicted for the attempted murder of their wealthy 89-year-old English patriarch. Apparently not willing to merely wait for their inheritence, the brainiacs sought assistance from Google for ways to kill the elderly gentleman. This, and other details, were heard during their court hearings.
The gentleman’s 16-year-old-grandaughter, her 14-year-old sister and 49-year-old mother, reportedly scoured internet for ways to kill the elderly man – along with a 19-year-old grandson and his 17-year-old girlfriend – using cryptic Google searches like “the easiest way to kill an old person”, “can you kill someone with a punch?”, “dangerous drugs for the elderly”, and the completely mysterious “if you hit someone across the back of the head with a brick will they die?”
The court heard that their first attempts – throwing bricks through his window and cutting the fuel line on his car to make it explode – failed. Investigators concluded that they then devised plans to physically attack man – who suffers from dementia – using bricks in plastic bags in an attempt to scare him to death.…Continue Reading
Cincinnati, Ohio – Police from seven jurisdictions had to be called out to a 3-year-old girl’s birthday party after her 26-year-old father got into an argument with her mother’s new boyfriend leading to a family feud amongst the 150 people in attendance. The fight escalated to the point that at least 75 guests were throwing chairs and beer bottles at each other. Once the dust had settled, fifteen people were injured with at least five hospitalized, one needing surgery for an eye injury caused by a beer bottle. The father of the girl was charged with disorderly conduct and four other party-goers may also face similar charges. A member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, the group that had rented out their hall to the family, told reporters they may revisit their rental policies. Police feel alcohol was a major contributor to the events. I normally like guessing the race of the people involved with family brawl stories I plan on writing about, but got cheated with this one as the video thumbnail prominently features a broken Corona bottle.…Continue Reading
LONG KEY, Florida – Police have been looking for Paul Michael Merhige, 35, after shooting four of his family members to death during a Thanksgiving gathering. Killed were Merhige’s 6-year-old cousin, Makayla Sitton, his twin sisters, Carla Merhige and Lisa Knight, 33, and an aunt, Raymonde Joseph, 76. Merhige’s brother-in-law Patrick Knight and Clifford Gebara, 52, were wounded. America’s Most Wanted had featured him already, but this past Saturday someone saw a promo piece for that night’s upcoming episode – an episode featuring Merhige. The man was Paul Pfaff, co-owner of the Edgewater Lodge on Long Key and he recognized Merhige as the man who checked into their remote motel on Dec 2nd and had been living as a hermit there ever since. They called AMW with their information and within hours, police were busting into Merhige’s room. He was tased and taken without incident. He had altered his appearance and his room contained a noose and three tanks of helium hooked up to a plastic bag. He is being held in isolation in the mental health unit of the Palm Beach County Jail, awaiting his Feb 1st court appearance.…Continue Reading
Pueblo, Colorado – Deputies had to Taze a 10-year-old boy after being called to his foster home where he was reportedly destroying property. The boy threatened deputies with a pipe and a stick, and threw a piece of wood at them. Once they had him cornered, he got his ass Tazed. The boy’s foster father supports the deputies’ action. “A two-foot piece of pipe can do a lot of damage, I don’t care who is swinging it. If they go and try and tackle him and try and take it away from him, even if he doesn’t hurt them, they’re probably going to hurt him a lot worse than the tazer did. I think what they did was right. I’m completely behind what they did,” said Daniel Bilby, foster father. The boy was not hurt and was booked into Pueblo Youth Center on suspicion of menacing with a deadly weapon.…Continue Reading
JUPITER, Florida – Police are looking for Paul Michael Merhige, 35, after a shooting in a Florida home left four of his family dead. Police say that approximately seventeen people were at a home celebrating Thanksgiving when at around 10 p.m., shots were fired. Killed were Merhige’s 6-year-old cousin, Makayla Sitton, his twin sisters, Carla Merhige and Lisa Knight, 33, and an aunt, Raymonde Joseph, 76. Merhige’s brother-in-law Patrick Knight and Clifford Gebara, 52, were wounded. Police say that sometime after Thanksgiving dinner, Merhige left the home and returned later with a handgun. “We know the suspect had an ongoing resentment toward family members and at some point in the evening left the residence for a short period of time, then returned and started shooting without warning,” Police Sgt. Scott Pascarella told ABCNews.com. The nature of the problem is not known or whether the victims were specifically targeted. …Continue Reading
The projectionist could’ve run this film backwards, and I don’t think I would’ve noticed. Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant is a Hollywood attempt to massage author Darren Shan’s 12-part saga of vampires and teenagers into a viable, cash-cow franchise. Spanning the first three novels, Assistant doesn’t tell a story as much as it hurls everything that isn’t nailed down against the wall to see what sticks. Labored and often tedious, the picture is a friendly stab at Burtonesque macabre antics, but director Paul Weitz is in way over his head trying to juggle huge portions of the grotesque and the epic. 16-year-old Darren (Chris Massoglia) is an average teen with good grades and a love for spiders. Finding a flyer for the Cirque du Freak sideshow, Darren decides to attend with impulsive best friend Steve (the limited Josh Hutcherson), finding …Continue Reading
Panama City Beach, FL – As if small children aren’t enough of a black hole of need, nature comes along and plays another cruel joke on the able-bodied by saddling them with the elderly. One day you are thanking your lucky stars that your babies are finally able to use the toilet without assistance and next thing you know, you are having to invest in adult diapers for your parents. Life seems so unfair sometimes. It’s a good thing that most of us love our families enough to gladly put up with this inconvenience. After all, they took care of us and allowed us to live when we were screaming toddlers and snotty teens, the least we could do is return the favor. Or at the very least hire someone to return the favor for us – someone like Geraldine Shockley, a caretaker hired by 94 year-old Bessie Borth and her family. Oh wait, Shockley wasn’t a great caretaker. Actually, she was a pretty shitty one. Borth was found dead, and it wasn’t from natural causes.…Continue Reading