One of the Oklahoma teens who allegedly gunned down an Australian student “because he was bored” tweeted “it’s time to start taken life’s” in the days before the murder. James Edwards Jr., 15, tweeted the disturbing message three days before 23-year-old Christopher Lane was shot dead has he jogged down a Duncan., Okla. road. “90% of white ppl are nasty. #HATE THEM.” Edwards tweeted in April.
Edwards and Chancey Allen Luna, 16, have been charged with murder while Michael Dwayne Jones, 17, who was driving the car they were in, was charged with accessory after the fact to murder. Police said the teens told them they were bored, so they decided to kill somebody. Meanwhile, it’s been revealed the teens were quickly nabbed because they allegedly threatened to murder a 17-year-old who wouldn’t join their offshoot of the Crips gang.
Christopher Johnson received the death threat via Facebook two hours after the teens gunned down Lane, Johnson’s father said. “My son called me and said, ‘They’re saying they’re coming to kill me,’ so I called the police and they got here within about three minutes,” James Johnson told Australia’s Herald Sun newspaper. Continue Reading
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