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  • lwe1967 Feb 19, 7:35 p.m.

    Don't ever let him out. Make him serve the 167 years, if he lives.

  • pipcolt Feb 19, 3:55 p.m.

    An outcome that fits the crime. Its about time, now why did it take so long?

  • sunshine1040 Feb 19, 3:46 p.m.

    If a background check was done we would have found a young man with problems before he went to war also.

  • sillymee Feb 19, 3:43 p.m.

    Well, let's see what advice 'Jason' has for his buddy now.

  • shanemane1986 Feb 19, 2:37 p.m.

    Same with old folks who shoots bus driver and kidnaps a child and holding him hostage for less than a week... It's not about age...

  • peace2u Feb 19, 1:20 p.m.

    good - lesson learned- maybe other crimes should have stiffer punishments too - teach these young ones a lesson in life - think of your future before committing all these acts of crime

    Drastic times call for drastic measures...good point. Young men these days are out if control.

  • Grand Union Feb 19, 12:45 p.m.

    "good - lesson learned- maybe other crimes should have stiffer punishments too - teach these young ones a lesson in life - think of your future before committing all these acts of crime"

    The US already has the highest incarceration rate in the world plus the stiffest sentencing in the Western World so, no, this will likely have no affect whatsoever on crime rates.
    The mistake you are making is thinking that criminals think that much about the consequences of their actions.....

    'EVERY adult makes a choice to do right or do wrong."

    Really? please show that to be the case......what kind of rational choice would it be to rape someone for a few minutes "pleasure" versus many years in jail even for a first offense?
    We need to protect ourselves from monsters like Pernell but its very unlikely he "chose" to be what he is in any meaningful sense of the word........

  • marciamal1 Feb 19, 12:32 p.m.

    good - lesson learned- maybe other crimes should have stiffer punishments too - teach these young ones a lesson in life - think of your future before committing all these acts of crime

  • Obamacare rises Feb 19, 12:20 p.m.

    Boy is he going to be old when he gets out.

  • chrisnrali Feb 19, 12:14 p.m.

    Changed? are you trying to be funny? EVERY adult makes a choice to do right or do wrong. I hope he is rehabilitated on his 166th year :)

  • Dido Feb 19, 12:05 p.m.

    Thankfully, he'll never harm another innocent individual again.

  • MPS Feb 19, 11:49 a.m.

    "Do the people who changed this man have any culpability here?" -allinfantsareatheists

    Who exactly do you think "changed this man"?

  • st5937 Feb 19, 11:13 a.m.

    HE WILL SPEND HIS WHOLE LIFE IN PRISION
    WAKE UP ON THE OTHERSIDE AND STILL BE IN PRISION
    BUT HIS OTHER SIDE IS DOWN BELOW

  • chamdingo Feb 19, 11:09 a.m.

    So "Jason" told him to do it. Hmm. So when all his cellmates "posteriorly" probe this guy (serves him right), it would be all the other "Jasons" in the other inmates heads telling them to do it?

  • dontstopnow Feb 19, 11:03 a.m.

    Changed troubled man? Sounds more like an evil man. He got what he deserved!

  • North Carolina Cutie Feb 19, 11:00 a.m.

    He was troubled before he left.

  • JustOneGodLessThanU Feb 19, 10:56 a.m.

    Do the people who changed this man have any culpability here?

    If a father mentally disturbs & programs his child, is the father in any way responsible for the actions of this child when he grows up?

  • tewc Feb 19, 10:55 a.m.

    Deployment changes most soldiers - not an excuse for his behavior!!

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