Just out of prison, SC man charged in slaying

Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 7:42 AM
Last updated 7:13 PM
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LAURENS, S.C. — A man released from a South Carolina prison earlier this year after serving time for a killing has been charged with a murder last spring.

Laurens police have charged Richard Evans with killing 81-year-old Willis Blakely, Jr., in April.

Police Chief Robin Morse says Evans attacked Blakely at this home, taking his car. Morse says Blakely went door to door, asking for help before he was found bleeding on a porch. He later died.

Evans already was in jail, charged with an armed robbery from May.

Morse says Evans had been released earlier this year after serving 18 years for cutting a clerk’s throat in the same community in the 1990s.

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rmwhitley
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rmwhitley 09/27/12 - 08:05 am
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Yep.
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Give them ("amnesty international") credit for their work. A slimeball that kills once will find rehabilitation in prison and become a "model" citizen.

dstewartsr
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dstewartsr 09/27/12 - 08:48 am
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When they turned him loose

... on the community, did the Judge give him his knife back?

GaStang22
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GaStang22 09/27/12 - 08:56 am
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Thanks Bleeding Hearts!!
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18 years for murder and you let him out. Like I said, you bleeding hearts and your "compassion" for these waste of flesh come at the expense of innocent lives. Your so called compassion has more to do with making yourself feel better than anything. How long this time until you let him out again to kill another innocent citizen?? Makes me sick.

GaStang22
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GaStang22 09/27/12 - 09:09 am
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Copy and Paste??
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There are other news sources that actually cared to correct the article so they looked like professionals. This isn't just a copy and paste oops, happens all the time here.

soapy_725
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soapy_725 09/27/12 - 09:36 am
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If not in reality....
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the judge did give him a new license to kill, steal or whatever entered his deviant mind.

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OpenCurtain 09/27/12 - 09:40 am
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Another Certified Rehabilitated Prisoner released early.

"...Evans had been released earlier this year after serving 18 years for cutting a clerk’s throat in the same community..."

Parole is like Catch and Release Fishing.

Except when you turn a murder loose in the same community, you have to explain to 1000's of people why you did it.

Would enjoy seeing a URL to any official tabulation of data pointing to which Parole Officers and Social Workers have bad track records.

Maybe it is time to require those with poor track records to carry Liability Insurance, if they can't be fired.

Ruckus
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Ruckus 09/27/12 - 09:49 am
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Sex Offender

If he was a sex offender or drugdealer he would have had stricker guidelines. Murderer lets just release him and hope for the best...SMDH

shrimp for breakfast
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shrimp for breakfast 09/27/12 - 11:00 am
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I agree with all of you.

18 years for cutting a clerk's throat?
I wouldn't want to be that judge right now. He has to live with this forever.
I would never want someone convicted of murder to ever walk the streets again. Judges need to protect us. I don't expect it, I demand it!

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CobaltGeorge 09/27/12 - 11:51 am
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I Just Don't Believe It!

You mean to tell me the Liberals were not able to rehabilitate him in 18 years! Maybe they should have worked with him for another year.

straight shooter
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straight shooter 09/27/12 - 12:25 pm
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Here we are again

Its amazing that a dog that bites a innocent person gets put down for being a danger to the community, but they a maggot like this gets released, this guy should of been put down the first time .

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