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  • peace2u Feb 5, 2013

    Anyone who could do what this couple did is evil. There really is no other explanation.

  • Scubagirl Feb 4, 2013

    When this story first appeared you can bet there were quite afe more than just 27 comments! There is not much left to be said.

  • Crumps Br0ther Feb 4, 2013

    The article on guns gets 281 responses and counting, and this one gets just 21? And you want to know why our society is as screwed up as it is? Look no further.
    RadioDJ


    well they dismembered her, but we cant ban knives. Whats do you want people to say? Its sad to say but this is just another example of domestic violence and a man who let his ego get the better of him. There a lot of women out there who live in fear from their ex's and people want to take guns away from those women and just let the cops protect her. Also, when women like Rhianna go back to the man who beat them, it gets pretty hard to be sympathetic for them.

  • sjb2k1 Feb 4, 2013

    sound a lot like some of you are blaming the victim and i REALLY hope that's not the case.

  • Terkel Feb 4, 2013

    Exactly, RadioDJ, and most of the 281 were fighting about what type of gun it was, or the Big 4 fighting and flooding the board.

  • ripetomatoes Feb 4, 2013

    The saddest part remaining of this story is that the punishment won't fit the crime...

  • JoCo50 at MXR Feb 4, 2013

    There will be no justice in this case.

  • RadioDJ Feb 4, 2013

    The article on guns gets 281 responses and counting, and this one gets just 21? And you want to know why our society is as screwed up as it is? Look no further.

  • Fireflies Rock Feb 4, 2013

    These two are monsters; they should get the death penalty or life in prison. Anyone that can murder and cut up a human body like that is an affront to civilization.

  • angelienna Feb 4, 2013

    Morrigan - Sorry, I'm not buying this "loving people suddenly turn violent." I think women shut their eyes and hope it'll get better just so they can keep their valued "couple" status"

    Nope, no drugs, no alchohol... chemical imbalance that just happened... actually my ex's first signs were that he became more outgoing and more fun... even my friends said so... he was still very loving and filling his role as a dad just as well... then yes, a severe manic high kicked in and my world went from wonderful to h3ll in about 48 hours... so yes, it does happen that quick. You shouldn't be so quick to judge.

  • LKG-Lover Feb 4, 2013

    The real victims here are the kids, they have lost thier bio mother and their dad will be going to jail. My prayers are for them to overcome the circumstances they have found themselves in to become stable productive citizens and live a normal happy life.

  • Uhavenoclu Feb 4, 2013

    Really? There were no drugs? (Alcohol's a drug.) No new companions or influences? He kissed you goodbye in the morning, then came home and punched you that night. My first warnings were when the guy I was dating started telling me to do stuff instead of asking, trying to provoke me into losing my temper so he could scream at me for it when he got drunk later, and putting words in my mouth just to see if I'd stand up to him. By the time he so graciously invited me to leave my job and "work for him" so he could control my salary, I was gone with a threat of immediate legal action if he ever contacted me again. Then I made good on it.

    That used to happy toi a friend of mine...She was married to a Police Officer and he would leave ever day to go to work,but would come home and take his frustrations and anger from his work on her.She ended up divorcing him after years of abuse but she drank alot to hide the pain during and after the marriage.Good thing for her she was able to overcome it

  • kimisufu Feb 4, 2013

    I don't think this was your typical domestic violence case at all. I think it was 2 cold-hearted, cold-blooded killers who took the life of a mother who was in their way, sick as it is.

  • Obamacare rises Feb 4, 2013

    In other news, the sky is blue.

  • Terkel Feb 4, 2013

    Sorry, I'm not buying this "loving people suddenly turn violent." I think women shut their eyes and hope it'll get better just so they can keep their valued "couple" status.

    Really? There were no drugs? (Alcohol's a drug.) No new companions or influences? He kissed you goodbye in the morning, then came home and punched you that night. My first warnings were when the guy I was dating started telling me to do stuff instead of asking, trying to provoke me into losing my temper so he could scream at me for it when he got drunk later, and putting words in my mouth just to see if I'd stand up to him. By the time he so graciously invited me to leave my job and "work for him" so he could control my salary, I was gone with a threat of immediate legal action if he ever contacted me again. Then I made good on it.

  • kimisufu Feb 4, 2013

    I still think Amanda was the mastermind. She wanted Laura out of the picture so she could play mommy to those boys. Not that Grant is Mr. Innocent. They both are equally guilty of murdering Laura!

  • Uhavenoclu Feb 4, 2013

    To all the women and yes even men who were abused,either physically or emotionally by either their partners and family,I'm sorry,everyone has been abused one way or another,do not give your heart and soul to anyone always keep your guard up somewhat for like I have said It is always the ones you least expect and Scuba and Angelienna you bith are correct,people do change both ways,the ones who you ignore for they are angry or moody,change and become trustworthy or are angry and moody for a reason,so never close the door on anyone.
    And the ones you think are so loving and kind may suddenly change so all be careful for you are your own savior learn to protect yourself.Not physivcally but also mentally...
    I myself growing up was abused by my "Loving",Family and still am this time mentally most don't know I exist,but I have learned to build my bridge and move forward I have mine they have theirs and the most happiest are the most painful inside.

  • mrr03 Feb 4, 2013

    Both are charged with murder but can ya guess who will get the worse punishment of the two? Amamnda? wrong answer !!

  • marciamal1 Feb 4, 2013

    IT is so terrible to read such stories as this one because I only wish the victims could survive in situations as this one. I always think of the movie "Enough" with Jennifer Lopez and wish that abused women could end up a survivor of such scumbags. It's so horrifying to know that women endure such violence and sometimes don't seek the help they need - But, this guy was no man - he was a monster

  • angelienna Feb 4, 2013

    Thank you happymom. I was thinking the same thing. People change in life.. normal, loving people turn violent and hateful sometimes with very little warning. Having been married to a man for years who then went through a violent phase, was diagnosed with biploar and refused medication... trust me... I am not a dumb woman nor did I make a bad choice. People change, things happen. She had children with him and were going through custody battles.. I doubt she picked him because she wanted to do this..

  • Scubagirl Feb 4, 2013

    Oh and too bad they can't be tried, AND CONVICTED in Texas!

  • Scubagirl Feb 4, 2013

    "Comments about how poorly the victim chose come very, very close to blaming her for her murder.

    I can't imagine that when she began a relationship with this man, she knew that he was going to kill her one day. I am a domestic abuse survivor. When my then-boyfriend exploded, he was violent enough to land me in the ER. I had no warning. Many women don't until it is too late. happymom"

    EXACTLY! Women do NOT go into a relationship thinking 'oh goodie, I'm going to be abused'. Hope they lock both of these murderers up for the rest of their lives.

  • Crumps Br0ther Feb 4, 2013

    She and her ex-hubby/murderer used to live with a friend of mine. My friend was shocked that any of this happened. He said "I guess you never really know what people are capable of."

  • happymom Feb 4, 2013

    Comments about how poorly the victim chose come very, very close to blaming her for her murder.

    I can't imagine that when she began a relationship with this man, she knew that he was going to kill her one day. I am a domestic abuse survivor. When my then-boyfriend exploded, he was violent enough to land me in the ER. I had no warning. Many women don't until it is too late.

  • djofraleigh Feb 4, 2013

    Hang down ya head Tom Dooley...the eternal triangle

  • mcraineycrazies Feb 4, 2013

    so so sad, i remember when this happend, now where are the kids? why do men think they can just control everything, and if they cant, the women got to go? its insane, we need stricter laws on this

  • Boot-the-DC-Tyrant Feb 4, 2013

    To paraphrase the knight from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade "She has chosen poorly"

  • Wake1 Feb 4, 2013

    Cal it what you want, what they did was wrong, and it doesn't change the outcome for the victim!

  • Uhavenoclu Feb 4, 2013

    You make the choices,choose wisely,do not be with someone because they look good,do not be with someone because they have money,do not be with someone because you are lonely.Do not be someone jusy because you want to show people.
    BE WITH SOMEONE BECAUSE YOU LOVE....Partnership and relationships are not trophies.

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