Shooting spree at Batman Aurora premier
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Here is one of 34 serial murderers/rapists who plague our nation. There are any more and they will strike, rest assured.
The thing is, none of their victims was armed. If they had been armed, the outcome of these incidents would have been different -- if they happened at all. An unarmed victim is irresistible to a rapist. An armed victim can put this sort of criminal on the ground and put him in handcuffs befopre he can strike again.
By Kari Huus, msnbc.com
Serial killer David Alan Gore in an undated picture from the Florida Department of Corrections. He was executed by lethal injection on Thursday.
Serial killer David Alan Gore, who admitted killing four women and two teenage girls in the 1980s to satisfy his sexual urges, was put to death by lethal injection in Florida on Thursday, Reuters reported. He was convicted and sentenced to death for the 1983 murder of Lynn Elliott, 17, whom he kidnapped when she was hitchhiking to the beach.
Elliott was Gore's final victim. The others were Hsiang Huang Ling, 48, and her daughter Ying Hua Ling, 17; Judy Kay Daley, 35; Angelica LaVellee, 14; and Barbara Ann Byer, 14.
After a series of delays, the execution went forward before two dozen relatives and law enforcement personnel, the Tampa Bay Times reported.
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In his final statement on Thursday, Gore apologized to Elliott's parents and said he prayed they would find peace.
"I wish above all else my death could bring her back,'' Gore said, according to a record of the statement provided by corrections officials.
Gore, 58, was pronounced dead at the Florida State Prison near Starke at 6:19 p.m., governor's spokeswoman Amy Graham said. He spent 28 years on death row.
Gore shot Elliott, 17, as she ran outside naked and screaming in an attempt to escape after being repeatedly raped, according to court documents cited by the news agency.
The teen's murder, witnessed by a passing boy, led to Gore's arrest.
The case led to discovery of a series of earlier rapes and murders committed by Gore and his older cousin, Fred Waterfield.
Phil Sandlin / AP
Zot Lynn Szurgot from Gainesville, Fla., prays during a demonstration against the death penalty in front of the Florida state prison near Starke, Fla., where David Alan Gore was put to death Thursday.
Criminal psychologists testified that the pair formed a morbid alliance, hunting young women at beaches and along stretches of roadways in and around Indian River County, a rural citrus-growing area about 150 miles north of Miami, Reuters reported.
Gore received life sentences for the deaths of the other five women and in 1984 was sentenced to death for Elliott's murder. After the initial sentence was overturned, he was again sentenced to death in 1992.
He was the fourth inmate put to death since Florida Gov. Rick Scott took office in January 2011, and the 13th executed in the United States this year, Reuters reported.
"This was an individual whose crimes were heinous," Scott said earlier Thursday, according to the Times. "He was convicted and sentenced to death."
Waterfield is serving two life sentences at a Florida prison.
Apparently our one token leftist hatemonger, dfrogpong, was absolutely terrified out of her wits that the truth would come out and make her leftist hysteria seem ridiculous again. That always terrifies leftst hatemongers because leftist hatemongers make hyuge wads of money by lying. It is all that leftists ever did well therefore thgat is the only function Tadpole can possibly serve -- as a typical raging snarling unbalanced leftist hatemonger. It is inevitible: only leftists support racist hatemongering therefore only leftists support violence.
Serial rapist, killer David Alan Gore executed in Florida!
Rocmike today alone you have posted under Terrance Hall, Dave Palmer, Anonymous and now Bill. It is still early for you so we are in store for hours and hours of your aliases repeating the same crap over and over. Rocmike has now switched back to Dave Palmer, back to Bill and is now posting under Bob Suffolk. This gas easily been a 16 hour posting day. GET A LIFE.
Whoever anonymous is shouldn't be allowed to shave because in his hands a razor would be a weapon and he would abuse it. I can't think of anyone else who should be disarmed though.
Some people just need to live under very strict control so they don't hurt themselves or other. Even if people like anonymous can't get guns they will hurt other people which means we have to have guns to defend ourselves from them.
Anonymous needs to be controlled but sane people can do what they want and are trustworthy to use their judgment to defend their lives.
Terrance, could you defend yourself from the likes of Anonymous? This individual has some truly bizarre ideas and may be violent. Although you would be well advised to carry a weapon, it is also wise to study such as Isshin-ryu. It is a Korean boxing style and offers a measured response to virtually any attack.
It is a tough discipline but the emphasis is on discipline.
I can see such as anonymous trying something foolish, and then will live to regret it.
Rocmike what is wrong? I have only seen 7 hours of posting under your aliases Terrance Hall, Renner, Anonymous and Dave Palmer. Dave Palmer is still posting and can make up for some lost time of repeating the same crap over and over.