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Death penalty sought for in-law killer

 The state will seek the death penalty for Ben Thomas Abbott, who is charged with murdering his in-laws, Raymond and Cythina Campbell, at their home on Long Swamp Church Road.

 

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Lost Soul
+4 #11 Lost Soul 2011-07-05 17:59
It's really hard to speak of someone when you don't know the entire story. What if it was you or someone that you know? What if there is more to it then what we know? You sometimes have to peel a lemon to taste the soar juice.
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Anita
+2 #12 Anita 2011-07-12 11:26
When is this thing going to trial?
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Neighbor
+3 #13 Neighbor 2011-08-03 03:19
Such wonderful people! Taken away before their time. My husband and I have such great memories. Our kids grew up together and Trinity baby sat our girls. Now they are gone from us but they are in heaven together. If board games and card games exist in heaven I know what they are doing along with praising our Lord. Will always have fond memories and cherish them in our hearts. As for Ben "God Rest His Soul".
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Paula Funk
0 #14 Paula Funk 2011-08-26 13:54
If he in fact did it, I will be happy to see him put to death. This just keep on building prisons has to stop.
You do the crime you pay the price.
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ex-friend
0 #15 ex-friend 2011-09-13 02:02
Ben confessed to the GBI and to his wife. If he is "repentant" as he claims, why did he lie to the court and plead not guilty? A truly repentant man would be willing to accept the consequences and not drag is wife and boys through through a awful court case where they will hear the gruesome details of his monstrous deeds. Man may have their sympathies but God says in Gen 9:6,"Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man." Ben, be a man and take what's coming to you! And to those of his friends that are coming to his defense, wake up! He has lied to you, to me, his wife, and most of all, he has lied to God. It's evident now that he has lived a hypocritical life for years, and we were all deceived. He was involved in pornography, he stole from his company, he pawned his vehicles and claimed he was earning the money and would then have the audacity to stand before innocent children in Awanas and pretend to be a godly example.
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Stopthemadness
+2 #16 Stopthemadness 2011-09-13 15:37
Ex-friend you are on the borderline of judging, you may want to curb that anger and let god sort it out.
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Rlow
-2 #17 Rlow 2011-12-22 16:59
The death penalty does not pay the system, He will probably get life so the system will get paid, look around you, no matter what this idiot did the system is after your money - That's a fact ! Like most people I am for an eye for an eye - I have a shotgun and would be happy to do the honors.
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