The gunman who opened fire in a Texas Baptist church on Sunday, killing at least 26 people, was once convicted of assault after he reportedly fractured his infant stepson’s skull.
Before 26-year-old Devin Kelley received a bad conduct discharge from the U.S. Air Force in 2014, he was court-martialed in 2012 for assaulting his wife and child. Kelley “intentionally” fractured his stepson’s skull, The New York Times reported Monday.
“He assaulted his stepson severely enough that he fractured his skull, and he also assaulted his wife,” retired colonel Don Christensen, formerly the chief prosecutor for the Air Force, told the Times. “He pled to intentionally doing it.”
As punishment, Kelley was confined in military prison 12 months, received a reduction in military rank and was discharged for “bad conduct” — a step above a dishonorable discharge.
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Let me see if I have this straight. This guy beat up his wife, fractured his child’s skull, admitted to doing so intentionally and rambled aimlessly on Facebook about guns and killing, and no one person, not even his family, friends and co-workers, even guessed that this POS was a time bomb looking for a place to explode? How in God’s name did we miss this one folks? We have to start paying more attention to the obvious signs that these people exhibit before they step off the deep end and start killing people. Now, I’m no psychologist, but if one of my friends started acting out like this guy did, I hope I would recognize the change in his (or her) behavior and, at the least, make others aware of my perceptions.
Was it a BCS or a DD from the Air Force? Big difference and being reported differently. What was it?
Was is a BCD or a DD form the U.S. Air Force? There is a difference. Being reported differently.
You t that he was an active and devout Christian who had met the women he married and dated in fundamentalist Christian churches. Why would not mention that?