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shouldawouldacoulda

Posted 6:29 am, 08/07/2020

Oy, vey.

Maybe it's time we all just stop speculating.

antithesis

Posted 11:59 pm, 08/06/2020

I don't know anything for sure, I'm just speculating based on facts given.

She was romantically involved with a man, long term, that had previously been convicted of selling schedule 2 drugs (schedule 2 includes cocaine, meth, Oxy, and fentanyl). Then she was arrested for a DWI, but it's not clear whether she was drunk or on drugs.

It's just an educated guess that, considering her associations, her DWI was with her on drugs. It could have been alcohol, sure, but few people date a meth dealer (or similar) that aren't at least using drugs themselves.

And then a few months later she broke into someone's home. Since Kelly also had a history of larceny, it stands to reason that they were in on that together, too.

IMHO, there's a lot more evidence that this was drug related than that she was a victim of domestic abuse and afraid for her life.

168Amax

Posted 11:21 pm, 08/06/2020

77 runs north to south 40 runs east to west you can reach either one in less than a hour. Just saying

1048andonehalf

Posted 9:54 pm, 08/06/2020

All anyone wants to do is to thump their Bibles and make problems for other people. I am so sick of you people.

1048andonehalf

Posted 9:51 pm, 08/06/2020

I hate Wilkes county.

1048andonehalf

Posted 9:42 pm, 08/06/2020

OMG! Do you know something we don't or are you just making up crazy stories. You want to win an argument so bad that you will trash a person who is already in trouble? What is wrong with you?

Cajahah

Posted 8:56 pm, 08/06/2020

Now she's a drug addict?

antithesis

Posted 8:48 pm, 08/06/2020

He had touch her before and even kidnapped her.


Where did you see that he's touched her before? His record shows assault, not battery, and her cousin replied earlier and said there were only emotional scars.

IMHO, the kidnapping charge is grossly exaggerated. There's a big difference between locking the door and not letting someone leave versus knocking them out and throwing them in the car.

She was just convicted of B&E a few months ago, and a DWI not long before that. There's a good chance that he was there because she owed him money for drugs or something... and just as good of a chance that she shot him because of it.

1048andonehalf

Posted 8:05 pm, 08/06/2020

It is not the same. With cops, it is a one time thing and they are usually the aggressor. With this woman the guy was constantly harassing her. She had two restraining orders against him on two different occasions and he still showed up at her door making trouble. He was never going to stop and he would have killed her sooner or later.

168Amax

Posted 7:59 pm, 08/06/2020

(With aggressive people you are always in danger and if you get a chance to shot them, shot them.)
Remember you said that the next time you read about a cop having to put someone down and i think its shoot not shot

1048andonehalf

Posted 7:46 pm, 08/06/2020

The last feud was in the 1970's. My uncle shot 4 people on 4 different occasions. He didn't kill any of them but he tried. He never spent a day in jail. I think more then anything else, the cops were afraid of him for 2 reasons, he knew where they buried their bodies and he was the most dangerous person I have ever met. I really need to write a book.

1048andonehalf

Posted 7:38 pm, 08/06/2020

Especially if there is a restraining order and you are standing in their front yard. The 2 feuds I lived through taught me one thing, With aggressive people you are always in danger and if you get a chance to shot them, shot them.

shouldawouldacoulda

Posted 7:33 pm, 08/06/2020

Lesson: Don't yell at someone who may be packing.

1048andonehalf

Posted 7:30 pm, 08/06/2020

I don't think you have ever been in a situation like this. I have lived through 2 feuds, both of them guns were involved and in one of them someone was shot. Some people you can't stop without shooting them.

Joseph T.

Posted 7:29 pm, 08/06/2020

you right that is the end of the story because she broke the law.

shouldawouldacoulda

Posted 7:28 pm, 08/06/2020

Abusers - physical, emotional, verbal - should probably understand if they keep it up they might get popped one day.

1048andonehalf

Posted 7:27 pm, 08/06/2020

He had touch her before and even kidnapped her. Why should she wait until he does it the second time? She had a restraining order against. He showed up, she shot him. End of story.

antithesis

Posted 7:23 pm, 08/06/2020

Some of you are determined to railroad this woman to jail. The guy was abusing her, she shot him. That should be the end of the story. It is like some of you think a woman shouldn't be allowed to defend herself.


Not at all, I just think that you're exaggerating the details to justify your own beliefs.

Records never show that he TOUCHED her, just yelled. And someone yelling at you and leaving doesn't give you justification to shoot them in the back. That's not defending yourself, it's just murdering somebody that hurt your feelings.

Joseph T.

Posted 6:19 pm, 08/06/2020

Reborn2 (view profile)

Posted 6:08 pm, 08/06/2020

She was 100 percent justified. I hope the evidence and trial proves it.

How so please provide a legal justification and not some emotional BS

Reborn2

Posted 6:08 pm, 08/06/2020

She was 100 percent justified. I hope the evidence and trial proves it.

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