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Leave home at your own risk.

by marymc on May 31, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


A 51 year old man waiting for the bus outside a supermarket was beaten and stomped to death here in broad daylight. They just arrested a 13 & 15 year old. Several others are still at large. They were "playing" the "Knockout Game" (drop someone with one blind-sided punch) and it "got out of hand". Love the spin...

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