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The Jury Couldn’t Decide If This Is 17-Year-Old Kristofer King’s Neo-Nazi Murderer

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There will be no justice, yet, in the gruesome murder of Kristofer King, the gay 17-year-old stabbed to death in 2006. His accused killer John Ditullio Jr., a neo-Nazi who was also tried on charges of stabbing King’s friend Patricia Wells (who is white, and who prosecutors say was attacked because she dared associate with black men), was neither convicted nor acquitted after a jury deadlocked. He’ll again face first-degree murder charges on retrial in March. If convicted, he could face execution.

Wells, understandably, is furious over the outcome; King’s mother would not comment after the judge announced the hung jury. Ditullio, taking the stand, insisted he’s been framed by his former Nazi brothers.

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3 Comments

  • ousslander

    why would they frame him? He acted like one of their good little soldiers. It’s also disgusting the court had to pay to cover up his tats because they might prejudice a jury.

    He willing put them on his face to show the world who he was.

  • Mykel

    I totally agree with previous post. He must have wanted those tats to be seen or they wouldn’t have been on his bigoted face. The jury should absolutely see exactly who it is they are trying. Tax dollars should not be wasted on his cover-up. The whole thing is disgusting.

  • JM

    Well if you rejects were actualy at the trial you would see that he is innocent as 10 jurers found. How can a guy have filthy hands with dirt and grim under nails, with pictures from police be swabbed for blood and not a trace be found. Not to mention the victim identifies a BLOND man who is substantualy shorter. So before you cast the first stone, you might wanna duck. Also the tatoo cover is to avoid another costly appeal trial,but apparenty the state has it to spend on another trial since a 10-2 vote isnt enough for an aquital.

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