My uncle used to say, the only thing worse than seeing an old fool, is seeing an old fool in action. It suggests that the young people connected to them have little to no chance of receiving any sound advice from their elders.
Janet Strickland, 64, has just been arrested and charged with the first degree murder of her husband that she allegedly paid her 19-year-old grandson to commit. William Strickland, 72, was shot in his back six times by his grandson, that is also named after him, William Strickland. He was charged with “one count of first-degree murder and one count of armed robbery with a firearm,” after shooting his grandfather on the Far South Side of Chicago.
The death sentence may be sought for the crime, but it’s believed that it will be shortened due to the fact that he doesn’t even have a previous record. How do you carry out such a heinous crime against your grandfather on your grandmother’s request? There has to have been some sort of abuse over the years for something like this to be so easy for him to do.
Grandma not only had the boy shoot his grandfather, but they robbed him too and went on a shopping spree. What’s going on folks? Really? She’s on her death bed, she has her husband killed, and essentially takes her grandson’s life.
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