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Rural Trailer Trash and Urban Ugliness: Two Tales Of Abuse

Four children were removed from what authorities described as a filthy Nebraska trailer home where a 3-year-old boy and his 5-year-old brother were kept in a wire dog kennel, police said Tuesday.

North Platte officers went to the home late Monday after receiving a call from someone asking that police check on the welfare of the children living there, police Lt. Rich Hoaglund said. When officers went inside, they were met with the stench of urine and found trash and animal feces throughout the home, Hoaglund said.

An officer soon found two boys, ages 3 and 5, in a 30-by-42-inch wire dog kennel.

“They had a small child’s mattress in there, and that’s where both kids were sleeping,” Hoaglund said. “The gate on that door was wired shut.”

The children’s mother, 22-year-old Ashly Clark, told officers she put her boys in the kennel at night to keep them from climbing out of the trailer through a window, Hoaglund said.

A couple — 25-year-old Bryson Eyten and 24-year-old Samantha Eyten — also lived in the trailer with their 8-year-old and 8-month-old children. Hoaglund said those children were not kept in the kennel. Hoaglund said that while the children were living in filthy conditions, there was no evidence to suggest they had been physically abused or were malnourished.

Clark, the Eytens and 20-year-old Lacy Beyer, who police said also lived in the trailer, were arrested Monday night and charged Tuesday with two counts of first-degree false imprisonment, two counts of felony child abuse and misdemeanor child abuse, based on the condition of the house. The children have been placed with state authorities.

Four young adults and four children living in a shit filled double wide, plus pets, with 2 of the kids locked into a dog cage to keep them from escaping. Pretty sick, or just really poor folk who are really bad at parenting and housekeeping being practical? I say psycho.

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Meanwhile, back in Philadelphia, the Horror House investigation continues and more information comes to light about alleged ringleader Linda Weston, as her lawyers start trying to play the non copos mentos “she be crazy” card. Crazy like a fox, I’d say. Investigation has also turned up a suspicious death a couple of years ago at another house in Philly Weston was living at, and another one at a previous home in Virginia. Oh, and while the news services help the lawyers play the crazy game, court research shows that she only served 4 years for starving a man to death, the minimum sentence for the third-degree murder she was convicted of.

We obtained court documents obtained exclusively from the criminal courts of Philadelphia and they spell out the startling details of Linda Weston’s 1983 conviction in the starvation death of Bernardo Ramos.
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The documents include a mix of handwritten and typed notes. One chilling sentence in the case review reads, “ The evidence clearly demonstrated that [Weston] was mentally able to supervise a household. She also appeared to be the ringleader of this conspiracy.”

The papers show why Weston served only four years in a third-degree murder conviction for killing Ramos, who was the boyfriend of her sister, Venus Weston. The records show in 1981 she locked Ramos in a closet for about two months. She fed him only four times and let him out on six or seven occasions.
When Ramos died, she wheeled him in a baby carriage to an abandoned house and dumped him.
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The files show Weston likely spent two years locked up in a local jail and two more in state prison. On January 15th, 1987 , after serving just four years (her minimum sentence), Weston was paroled. The parole board ordered mandatory intensive supervision and out patient therapy for Linda Weston.
Weston was ordered to take psychotropic meds--drugs for mental illness--and stay out of trouble.

High-ranking sources are now confirming that investigators working on a special task force in this trail of terror are now looking into the death of a Philadelphia woman several years ago to determine if she died under any suspicious circumstances.

The incident several years ago happened in the Lawncrest section of Philadelphia where a woman was reportedly found dead in the basement of a home Weston shared with another suspect in this case.

The news service Reuters has obtained court records from the 1980s [the starvation murder trial] that show doctors believe current Philadelphia House of Horrors suspect Linda Weston was schizophrenic. In court testimony then, Dr. Gino Grosso diagnosed Weston says Reuters, based on a report issued by Judge John Geisz.

“The doctor had performed a psychiatric evaluation on Linda Weston and his report described the defendant as being a mentally retarded young adult suffering from intrinsic brain disease, mainly epilepsy,” Geisz wrote in 1986. “Dr. Grosso also diagnosed the defendant as a schizophrenic.”

The suspected ringleader of an alleged Social Security fraud scheme in which police say mentally disabled people were held captive in a basement may not completely understand the seriousness of the charges against her, her lawyer said Monday.
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George S. Yacoubian Jr., a lawyer who represents Weston, said after the hearing that he has met with the woman and plans to do a more comprehensive interview to evaluate her mental state.

He declined to comment on if she had a history of mental issues, but said a competency examination would be a good idea.

“I don’t know if she understands what the allegations are,” Yacoubian said outside court.

Oh gag me. Watch, the po’ white trash in Nebraska will get the book thrown at them, while this not-white twisted murdering psychopath felon in Philly will get 6 months in the rubber room and a bottle of sunshine pills.




Oh, in case you were wondering about 3rd degree murder, WiseGeek explains:

Third degree murder is a legal concept that helps distinguish crimes involving the death of a victim by the intent or circumstances of the suspect. Depending on the court, third degree murder may be synonymous with second degree murder or with the charge of manslaughter. In regions that have third degree laws, the definition typically includes murder that occurred while the perpetrator had the intention of harming, though not killing, the victim, or when the perpetrator was intentionally acting with willful disregard for the victim’s life.

Many courts determine sentencing guidelines for crimes based on the severity of the damage caused and the intent of the perpetrator. By dividing a crime by degrees of severity, a court can narrow sentencing guidelines for judges and juries. First degree crimes are typically those that result in the stiffest punishments if proved; in some countries with the death penalty, first degree murder can result in execution.

First degree murder usually constitutes a premeditated murder, or one that involved particular brutality. Second and third degree murder as well as manslaughter cover gray areas of intent and action, leading to considerable confusion over definition. Many courts do not feature a third degree murder statute, preferring to divide homicidal crimes between second degree actions and manslaughter. The United States is one of the few countries that has a third degree murder statute, and even then only in a few states such as Pennsylvania and California.

In Pennsylvania, third degree murder is defined as any murder not covered by the limits of first and second degree crimes. This category often serves as a catch-all for murder crimes that do not adhere specifically to the guidelines for higher crimes, but do contain elements of malice or recklessness. In most regions that feature third degree laws, the definition includes either crimes that were intended to cause harm but not death, or crimes where willful recklessness resulted in death.


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