'Mouthy' Mom: Gun Waiting Period Will 'Delay Massacre'
Julie Schenecker notes show calculated plans to murder kids
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 8, 2011 9:03 AM CST
A Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011 image shows Army Col. Parker Schenecker speaking at the memorial service for his children, 13-year-old Beau and 16-year-old Calyx Schenecker.   (AP Photo/St Petersburg Times via WFTS/ABC)
camera-icon View 1 more image

(Newser) – Before she allegedly shot her teenage son and daughter in the head for being "mouthy," Julie Schenecker detailed her plans with pen and paper. Referencing Florida's three-day waiting period to take home a firearm, Schenecker chillingly wrote in a note that it would "delay the massacre," reports the St. Petersburg Times. Schenecker has admitted shooting Beau, 13, and Calyx, 16, five days after she bought a .38-caliber handgun. Authorities have yet to identify the gun shop where she made the purchase. Click for more on the tragic case.

 

My Take on This Story
Show results without voting  |  
2%
1%
3%
74%
0%
19%