Juveniles should be charged as adult not only because of their age but because of the crime they committed. According to all cases of teen killing there is 1,300 that has been sentenced as an adult to life. Is not right to put a child behind bars because they're brain is not fully developed so they're not mature, but a crime is a crime. At the young age of 12, 13, 14 even younger kids most of them are expected to know what they want to commit themselves to to make a living. If kids are given that much responsibility and such a young age, then why can't they comprehend the consequences of violent crimes such as armed robbery and murder?
He got a life sentence which he deserved because he killed a defenseless toddler maybe for jealousy but whatever the case may be, it 's kids like this who are old enough to know what they’re doing but still do it. I don’t believe it when people say that the kids brain is not fully developed, although it is true but it 's developed enough to know from right and wrong and if a 13 year old kid doesn’t know right or wrong then they need help. In the story “On Punishment and Teen Killers” by Jennifer Jenkins explains that “a teenager murdered her and her husband...she was pregnant with their first child. She begged for the life of her unborn child as he shot her. He reported to a friend, who testified at his trial about his ‘thrill kill’ that he just wanted that he just wanted to ‘see what it feels like to shoot someone.” he is serving life sentence now but how can a child be justified for something like that.
If Jacob did not kill Ben Rifkin, I would assume another student did such Derek Yoo. Derek was a very mysterious kid that did not want to give any information away, perhaps because he killed Ben and told his parents. When they got Jacob as the suspect Derek’s parents probably told him to not speak a word about it. Derek would have tired to put the blame on Jacob as much as he could without seeming like he knew a lot about the murder, like a regular witness. Derek did say a couple times that Ben was a mean to people he didn’t like such as Jacob and himself.
On December 22, 1978 Gacy officially confessed to police and was arrested. Gacy confessed to abducting killing 25-30 teenage boys since 1972. After confessing, Gacy went back to his home with police where he showed them where his victims were. 28 of the bodies were found on Gacy’s property, with 26 of those in his crawl space. Then, 3 additional bodies were found at a nearby Des Plaines River.
One lady by the name of Elena Estrada went by the nickname as “ heartbreaker “. Elena had been sentenced to seven years, for stabbing her unfaithful lover and opening up his chest then cutting out his heart and through his heart at his face. A male inmate with the name of Frank Leslie went by the name “ fast gun “. He shot his girlfriend in a drunken rage and a man in a gang, then later on he became a model inside the Yuma prison. Another man named Barney K Riggs goes by the name of “ Hero of the Gates Riot “.
On December 18, 1992, a minor was arrested and charged with first degree murder of his parents and was sentenced to life in prison. Jacob Ind, 15, a high-school freshman from Woodland Park, near Colorado Springs was arrested for brutally murdering his mother Pamela and step-father Kermode Jordan in the evening of December 17, 1992. The incident took place in the family home some time before midnight. The boy stabbed and shot the deceased couple multiple times in the torso and the head, with a .357 caliber revolver, which belonged to Kermode Jordan. It is believed he had an accomplice but the person has not been identified yet, thus making Jacob the prime suspect.
Edmund Kemper/David Berkowitz The murder cases of Edmund Kemper and David Berkowitz have many differences and a surprising number of similarities. These two cases can be compared and contrasted by looking at how they both had a violent childhood, they both used a gun to kill their victims, and they were both found guilty on many counts of murder. Edmund Kemper Edmund Kemper was a serial killer that was born on December 18th, 1948 in Burbank California. During his early years of his life, Kemper was a troubled child. He would dream of killing his mother, along with taking his sister's dolls and chopping off their heads.
In the case of rape and murder of Mary Sullivan, is known as one of the many brutal case known. The woman’s killer raped her and then strangled her to death at Beacon Hill apartment in Boston. She was known after her death as the 11 victim of the Boston Strangler murder. Boston Strangler was assumed to be Albert DeSalvo, but there was not enough evidence to convict him of the crimes until July 2013. Mary Sullivan was a 19-year-old who moved to Cape Cod to Boston where she rented an apartment at Beacon Hill.
The following night, two of those same Family members plus one more murdered supermarket executive Leno LaBianca and his wife at their home. It took the police several months to find out who was responsible for the murders. Manson and his family were actually arrested on the suspicion that they had vandalized part of Death Valley National Park. It was not until later that the police realized that Manson and his followers were responsible for the murders. On January 25, 1971, Charles Manson was found guilty of first-degree murder and conspiracy for directing the homicides of the Tate and LaBianca victims.
Many times the rebels would then force their newly recruited members to kill weaker civilians in the city. Any child would be terrified in this scenario, which is why they follow their orders. Even though not all children are forced into fighting, they are still too young to fully understand the life-changing decision they have made. Some children enlist because they seek revenge. In Ishmael Beah’s novel he states, “I joined the army to avenge the deaths of my family and to survive, but I 've come to learn that if I am going to take revenge, in that process I will kill another person whose family will want revenge; then revenge and revenge and revenge will never come to an end...” Children who decided to fight for revenge are not in a stable situation after they are angry and heartbroken.