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David Lee Powell

I don’t know if any of you guys were aware of this case at the time, but this guy was ( I think) innocent and his crime really didnt warrant the death penalty. But I guess a police officer ( who he never actually shot’s) life means more than a civilian life.


David won a humanitarian award in prison and helped many young criminals turn their lives around. He was also proven to be on medication that has since been banned for promoting violent tendencies- which his doctor prescribed - in the months leading up to the crime.


I was really depressed for a while after this. While the mayor said it was a time to celebrate, and police officers held parties, I lost faith in humanity.

If the same happens to James….

  1. jimmys-white-hyundai reblogged this from bluethunderr and added:
    Hadn’t heard of that case before I don’t think so thanks for that. Also makes me think of the Derek Bentley case from...
  2. bluethunderr posted this