28. The guy that murdered my best friend had tons of red flags. But he made himself appear like the proper gentlemen to everyone on the outside.
“The guy that murdered my best friend had tons of red flags. But he made himself appear like the proper gentlemen to everyone on the outside. But behind closed doors, he would choke his wife and beat her while yelling, “quit trying to choke me! Stop hurting me!” He would beat his wife but then say she was lying about it and play the victim to everyone else.
The day after he killed my best friend and put his wife in ICU in critical condition, I kept hearing how everyone was shocked he did it because he was so nice and polite. Y’know, a good old boy. I wanted to scream.”
29. No red flags or signs, they were just going through a divorce and had an argument.
“Not a relative of mine, but my boyfriend’s dad murdered his mom 10 years ago while my boyfriend and his brother were in the home.
No red flags or signs, they were just going through a divorce and had an argument. She stabbed him with a kitchen knife, and he snapped and killed her with a Samurai sword that they had on display in the home.
My boyfriend and his brother don’t blame or hate their dad. They believe both parents were in the wrong. Ultimately, his dad didn’t get charged for murder. He got a manslaughter charge, I believe. He is getting out this year after serving 10 years. LINK and LINK.”
30. There were no red flags beforehand.
“My brother was involved in a murder and just finished his sentence last year. He acquired an addiction to meth around the time he turned 30; by that time he had owned a home, multiple vehicles, had a very successful life, but you know the story and he lost everything. There were no red flags beforehand, but it was a spur of the moment thing so I guess there might not be, but from the time of the murder until he was arrested he was a different man. You could tell something inside him snapped; the tenuous grip he had on reality withered away to nothing and he was as ‘far out there’ as I’ve ever seen anyone (it should be worth noting that none of us knew anything about the murder until after he was arrested, which was a little over a year after the murder took place). I’m glad he was arrested and sentenced to do serious time because it saved his life; at the pace he was on I doubt he would’ve lasted another six months.”