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Perham man accused of fatally
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Posted By: voxpopuli, 4/2/2020 3:39:38 PM

A Perham man is accused of killing his roommate by stabbing him in the eyes and shooting him repeatedly after a disagreement over a firearm. Court documents show Derek Sweere has been charged with one count of murder in the second degree and one count of possessing ammunition or any firearm - conviction or adjudicated delinquent for crime of violence. (snip) ..stabbed Snyder in the left eye "about two inches" and then also his right eye, the complaint states. Snyder then quit fighting. Sweere went to get his rifle that was loaded and shot Snyder 15 times

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kinda rowdy up there in Perham.. ok ok something off the covid-19 topic.. for a few weeks there i hadn't seen any real news in the Local Blatt

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Reply 1 - Posted by: JediJerry 4/2/2020 4:04:02 PM (No. 366403)
I saw a movie about inmates in prison and a counselor asked inmates how long from the thought entering their mind until they committed the crime. All of them said mere seconds. All of them were in prison for life. So, a mere second of time in your mind can have a lifelong impact on the rest of your life.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Timber Queen 4/2/2020 5:19:24 PM (No. 366467)
The killer was prescribed medication that he stopped taking three months prior. I think its a safe bet those were some type of mental illness drugs. The "over kill" would be one indication. I would also take the bet that the roommate of such a person would also, by necessity, be mentally unbalanced. I will also triple down on the bet that a homosexual relationship defined the victim's "roommate" status. Such a pity. Both of those men would be safe if we had appropriate mental illness facilities. The truly guilty parties are the "progressive" Communists who lauded "mainstreaming under medication" as the only humane societal choice. Evil policies, destructive results.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: PostAway 4/2/2020 5:20:32 PM (No. 366468)
Off the topic of Covid 19, OP but not exactly a salve to the spirit. I think I’ll lighten things up a little and look at the daily death total at the Wuhan butcher market.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: seamusm 4/2/2020 5:32:41 PM (No. 366472)
His defense? "My roomie committed suicide."
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Reply 5 - Posted by: bad-hair 4/2/2020 5:45:40 PM (No. 366482)
And this week in Chicago, Baltimore, Pittsburg. Philadelphia, DC, and South Bend ?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: kono 4/2/2020 6:57:40 PM (No. 366527)
Is he going to try a variant of the Menendez brothers' defense? Plead insanity on account of grief over the death of his roommate?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DVC 4/2/2020 7:31:51 PM (No. 366558)
Should have been in prison rather than running loose.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: JHHolliday 4/2/2020 9:14:54 PM (No. 366639)
Re #1. Certain groups of people cannot relate the act with the consequences that will come. A certain demographic seems to be particularly prone to this. I got “dissed” so I killed him. Brilliant.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Trigger2 4/3/2020 2:02:18 AM (No. 366737)
Good thing this didn't happen in Cuomo's demonrat NY. Sweere wouldn't have to post bail as it would have been determined to be a nonviolent crime. Even if jailed, he'd have been let go since he might be subjected to the coronavirus. Demonrats love their thugs. They are the Murder party after all.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 4/3/2020 3:23:45 AM (No. 366754)
A lot of people don't have a conscious or empathy today. Add mental illness to the mix. The offspring of the Me Generation.
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