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8-Year-Old Murder Suspect to Go Home for Turkey Day

Experts say video won't stand up in court

(Newser) - There’s good news for the 8-year-old boy police believe killed his father and another man. The third-grader, whose shocking video confession made national headlines, will be allowed to leave jail for 48 hours to spend Thanksgiving with his mother, a judge ruled yesterday. Another, perhaps bigger, break: Legal experts... More »

Boy Admits Killing Dad in Cops' Video

Motive still unknown

(Newser) - An 8-year-old Arizona boy charged with fatally shooting his father and a tenant confessed to the crime in a chilling videotaped police interrogation, CNN reports. The boy, sitting cross-legged in an overstuffed arm chair, explains that he finished off his father after shooting him "because he was suffering."... More »

Killer Boy Reloaded 8 Times

Investigators still stunned by 8-year-old's killing of his dad and neighbor

(Newser) - An 8-year-old killer methodically stopped and reloaded a .22 caliber rifle at least eight times as he repeatedly shot his own dad and a neighbor, the New York Times reports. Investigators have discovered no motive for the disturbing murders last week. The Arizona boy, who confessed to the shootings, appears... More »

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