Missouri Man Kills, Dismembers Man & Throws His Body Parts At Bystanders

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KIRKSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Neighbors of a Missouri man accused of killing a man, dismembering the body and tossing the victim’s arms at bystanders, said the scene left them with nightmares and was “like something out of a horror movie.”[...]

Police officers responding to a call of a vehicle fire Sunday arrived at the housing development in Kirksville, about 200 miles northwest of St. Louis, and saw Potter “throw two objects, later identified as human arms, towards the witnesses,” according to a probable cause statement.

Neighbor Jerry Stahl said he was outside Potter’s apartment when Potter hurled the victim’s arms.

“They hit me. I had blood on me and I’ve had nightmares since,” Stahl told The Kirksville Daily Express. “I couldn’t sleep Sunday. I still cry about it. It’s horrific.”[More...]

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Posted by: Stable Hand at 11:44 AM


1 Well, thank G_d this guy didn't have a legally purchased semi-automatic "scary gun", otherwise, somebody mighta gotten hurt!
Best line from the article: "“That wasn’t the Paul we knew,” she said."

Posted by: MtTB at January 10, 2013 12:13 PM

2 Thank goodness they never violated his rights by putting him in the nuthouse...

Posted by: Rob Crawford at January 10, 2013 12:21 PM

3 And the murder weapon was _______?

Posted by: Gork at January 10, 2013 12:56 PM

4 Paul R. (Beowulf) Potter. He will scare you and make you cry.

Posted by: EROWMER at January 10, 2013 06:06 PM

5 MtTB beat me to it. Ban all guns and we will be safe, just ask Joey Plugs Biden.

Posted by: Mark at January 10, 2013 07:34 PM

6 He should have kept the limbs. Every American has the right to bear arms.

Posted by: chin ho at January 10, 2013 09:45 PM

7 Sounds like this murderer violated the victims 2nd amendment rights.

Posted by: White Devil at January 10, 2013 10:35 PM

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