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Il Piccolo Tommaso and death penalty

Postby Dixie » Sun Apr 02, 2006 7:15 pm

Has anybody heard about the story of this little Italian toddler? He was kidnapped and then murdered just because he was crying.

You know, I always claim I am against death penalty, but when I hear such cases I just feel like changing my mind.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/4868988.stm
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Postby Tora » Sun Apr 02, 2006 7:22 pm

Oh my god... I haven't... sometimes i think how these beasts can live after what they've done... they must be insane

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Postby Unknownsu » Sun Apr 02, 2006 8:19 pm

Dixie wrote:Has anybody heard about the story of this little Italian toddler? He was kidnapped and then murdered just because he was crying.


Oh my Buddha! Some kids are annoying but killing them to silence them?? That is messed up.

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Postby MissLT » Mon Apr 03, 2006 4:01 am

Dixie wrote:Has anybody heard about the story of this little Italian toddler? He was kidnapped and then murdered just because he was crying.

You know, I always claim I am against death penalty, but when I hear such cases I just feel like changing my mind.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/4868988.stm

I don't understand it. They kidnapped him to kill him because he cried too much, or they kidnapped him for ransom, but then they found out he cried too much so they killed him? :? :?

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Postby FIVER » Mon Apr 03, 2006 5:04 am

OMG!! This is so sad! They should've just taken the boy back if they had killed him within an hour of his abduction... just say a little lie and no one would've noticed. But killing him!!! :shock: I would go for the idea of reinstating the death penalty just for them! :evil: :x

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Re: Il Piccolo Tommaso and death penalty

Postby Dixie » Mon Apr 03, 2006 9:38 am

LennyeTran wrote:I don't understand it. They kidnapped him to kill him because he cried too much, or they kidnapped him for ransom, but then they found out he cried too much so they killed him? :? :?


They kidnapped him to demand money from his father. Moreover, the kid was ill and he needed his medicine. As he started crying, they tried to silence him and killed him.

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Postby MissLT » Mon Apr 03, 2006 10:08 am

After he was taken, the toddler's parents appeared on television in an appeal to the kidnappers, saying their son desperately needed medicine to control his epileptic seizures.

I wish the news would have given more details about this part. I mean, did the parents just say epileptic seizures or they described the boy's condition on TV? I bet you those murders didn't know what epileptic seizures meant, and maybe they were too stupid to think he didnt' do it on purpose. :x

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Postby Danyet » Mon Apr 03, 2006 2:13 pm

I heard that the moronic kidnappers killed the baby just so he wouldn't alert the police!! People are sick!!!!!!! Who would kidnap a BABY!

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Postby Dixie » Mon Apr 03, 2006 2:28 pm

danyet wrote:I heard that the moronic kidnappers killed the baby just so he wouldn't alert the police!! People are sick!!!!!!! Who would kidnap a BABY!


Apparently his father is rich and they wanted money.

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Postby MissLT » Mon Apr 03, 2006 7:53 pm

Officers were led to his body by one of three suspects they arrested, a builder who had worked for the family.

You just can't trust anyone nowsaday, can you? :cry:

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Postby JainaSolo » Tue Apr 04, 2006 8:58 am

Dixie wrote:
Apparently his father is rich and they wanted money.


I'm not completely sure, but I think I've read in a newspaper that Tommy's parents are not rich, they both work in a post office and his father is the director. In fact the police at first excluded that the boy had been kidnapped for money, they believed that it was something like a personal revenge on Tommaso's father.

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Postby loosy » Thu Apr 06, 2006 5:22 pm

This case reminded me of the Lindburg (spelling?) baby. Another kidnapping gone bad.

My mother told me the story a couple of days ago and I've got to admit, I'd like to take a baseball bat to the mosters who would beat up a toddler just because the terrified boy was crying.

Then again, worst things happen everyday, all around the world. <sighs>

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Postby MissLT » Thu Apr 06, 2006 6:28 pm

And I've heard that some babysitters would drug the kids if they cry too much. I can't remember where I've read that news.....

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Postby Danyet » Fri Apr 07, 2006 12:40 am

loosy wrote: I'd like to take a baseball bat to the mosters who would beat up a toddler just because the terrified boy was crying.

YOU would not be able to because I would do it to them first.


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