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Religious argument leads to stabbing

Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 12:57 PM
Last updated Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 1:08 AM
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An Augusta man stabbed his brother-in-law on Christmas Eve after he said Allah instructed him to commit murder, according to a police report.

Hussein McKenny, 27, stabbed his brother-in-law on Christmas Even after he said Allah instructed him to commit murder.   HAND OUT
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Hussein McKenny, 27, stabbed his brother-in-law on Christmas Even after he said Allah instructed him to commit murder.


According a Richmond County Sheriff’s Office incident report, Hussein McKenny, 27, was at Bon Air Apartments visiting his sister Rashida and Tarig Mu Meen Nasrullah about 8 p.m. Tuesday when the stabbing occurred. Deputies said Hussein followed Nasrullah, 34, into the bathroom where he was shaving and stabbed him repeatedly.

Deputies arrived to find the victim naked and wrestling McKenny away from the knife.

The victim’s wife told police her brother had texted her two weeks earlier saying he had a revelation about her husband, but she had deleted the message because it upset her.

While being treated for injuries, police said, McKenny told doctors he stabbed Nasrullah because he was a fake Muslim and had tainted his sister, who was a pure Muslim.

McKenny continued to say he was the prophet Muhammad and that Allah told him to murder Nasrullah a few weeks earlier.

McKenney has been charged with aggravated assault.

Nasrullah was also treated for injuries sustained during the incident.

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triscuit
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triscuit 12/26/13 - 03:09 pm
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Chalk another one up for

Chalk another one up for those peace-lovin' Muslims...

Clemsondoc
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Clemsondoc 12/26/13 - 03:23 pm
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I think you can chalk it to mental health

This guy thought he was Mohommad and had obvious mental health issues. I've seen plenty of people that thought they were Jesus or Jesus told them thorough voice to do strange things as well.

Pops
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Pops 12/26/13 - 05:20 pm
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A lot of people seem to kill

in the name of Allah........kinda makes Charles Manson look like Mr. Rogers.......

Navy Gary
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Navy Gary 12/26/13 - 06:07 pm
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People....

People sure are going nuts nowadays...Repent!!!! The end draweth nigh.

corgimom
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corgimom 12/26/13 - 08:21 pm
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This isn't any different than

This isn't any different than a schizophrenic Christian that thinks they are God or Jesus.

This is what turns so many people off of Christianity, to see these kinds of remarks by so-called "Christians". It's so sad.

InChristLove
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InChristLove 12/26/13 - 09:09 pm
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Corgimom, "This is what turns

Corgimom, "This is what turns so many people off of Christianity, to see these kinds of remarks by so-called "Christians". It's so sad."

Corgimon, you must be really intelligent enough to read peoples minds because I sure don't see anyone in these comments, anyone professing to be a Christian or what their spiritual status is.

For your information, these comments have nothing to do with why people turn from Christ but if you want to use this excuse, feel free. People turn from Christ because of sin, nothing more, nothing less.

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 12/26/13 - 09:24 pm
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ICL

Don't worry about it. There are Christians haters all around us.

fedex227
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fedex227 12/26/13 - 09:35 pm
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corgimom is the last person in the world that ...
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needs me to explain her comment - but I get it. When people see comments such as "Chalk another one up for those peace-lovin' Muslims" or "People sure are going nuts nowadays...Repent!!!! The end draweth nigh!" They don't realize that this story involves a person with mental health issues. It has nothing to do with religion. As corgimom states, this is a situation where the attacker could have easily proclaimed that God or whoever told me to do this or that. As was the case with Paul Jennings Hill or Marshall Applewhite. Note to CG: just because you're old doesn't mean you're right - it just means you've been wrong longer.

InChristLove
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InChristLove 12/26/13 - 09:34 pm
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Totally agree CG. All I can

Totally agree CG. All I can do sometimes is shack my head.

Hope you and your family had a Blessed Christmas.

InChristLove
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InChristLove 12/26/13 - 09:37 pm
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fedex227, seems you are the

fedex227, seems you are the one that doesn't understand but nice try on explaining corgimom's lame comment. The comments you mentioned could have been said by an atheist just as easy as they could have been said by a Christian or a Buddhist, etc. but evidently you and corgimom thinks everyone that post on here must be Christians. Why is it assumed that Christian made these statements? Why not someone that is Hindu or Buddist or any other religion?

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 12/26/13 - 09:38 pm
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It Was

ICL. God was with us all and no TV or News sounds.

InChristLove
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InChristLove 12/26/13 - 09:41 pm
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As for CG being wrong, I do

As for CG being wrong, I do believe you are delusional fedex. Didn't your momma tell you the older you get the wiser you become. Don't worry, you'll get there one day.

fedex227
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fedex227 12/26/13 - 09:58 pm
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Sorry ICL ...
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it’s just that I find that the most bigoted, intolerant, prejudiced, bitter, racist individuals are those living in the past. The fact that I did not attack you personally yet you felt the need to call me ‘delusional’ and attack what my mother may or may have not taught me shows you for the true Christian you profess to be. Mother jokes – really ?? How 10th grade.

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 12/26/13 - 10:06 pm
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fedex227

You are 100% right. I do live in many, many memories of the past. You sure don't know me, because if you did, you would know that I'm not a bigot, intolerant, prejudiced, bitter and far from being a racist. I think you need to buy a new mirror. Your comments beg you to do so.

InChristLove
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InChristLove 12/26/13 - 10:13 pm
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Attack your mother

Attack your mother fedex.....I don't think so. I simply asked you a question about what your momma taught you. No mother jokes here but yeah, I thought your comment about CG being old and wrong, I totally find it delusional.

InChristLove
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InChristLove 12/26/13 - 10:25 pm
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Definition of delusion

FedEx...definition of delusion

A delusion is a belief held with strong conviction despite superior evidence to the contrary.

I've never met CG personally but have several friends who have and anyone who has read CG's comments over the past several years, had any personal dealings with him, or had conversations with him, know that he is not a bigoted, intolerant, prejudiced, bitter, racist individuals. You are way off base.......

by the way, if you are basing my Christianity on a questions I asked concerning what your momma taught you and my opinion that you belief of someone's character is wrong because it's not based on evidence, then you haven't a clue what Christianity is, although I'm sure you loved making the snide remark. Did it make you feel superior?

corgimom
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corgimom 12/26/13 - 11:48 pm
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Thank you, FedEx, you

Thank you, FedEx, you understood exactly what I was saying, and for anyone to interpret what I said as hating Christians- well, they has issues.

Nobody ever knows when somebody is thinking about becoming a Christian- but intolerant posts by so-called "Christians" does nothing to help influence others to follow Christ, and in fact does just the opposite.

I don't think it's too Christian to make fun of people with serious mental health issues, but that's just me.

Bodhisattva
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Bodhisattva 12/27/13 - 04:58 am
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Yeah, it sounds a lot more
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Yeah, it sounds a lot more like a mental health issue than a religious revelation. I don't think religion plays into this one. The guy needs help.

shrimp for breakfast
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shrimp for breakfast 12/27/13 - 05:46 am
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Goodness!

Criminal tries to kill man because criminal thinks man's faith is fake.
In this country the first thing we think is he's mentally ill.
I can name a few countries where this would be the norm.

myfather15
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myfather15 12/27/13 - 06:24 am
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First of all, I don't doubt

First of all, I don't doubt this man is mentally ill; but as Shrimp stated, if this man is mentally ill, there are millions just like him, especially in the middle east.

Also, even though Christ WAS a loving, caring savior; from time to time HE also turned over tables and whipped people with a strap!! When it came down to it, He could also be very harsh!! This is a part of the TRUTH, that people conveniently overlook!! Well, if the truth offends someone, let it offend!!

On another thread the other day, was a story of a criminal getting shot and killed while burglarizing a home. People were praising the criminals death; then others attacked them from celebrating ANY death.

I will say the same thing about this story, as I said about THAT story. People are simply TIRED of seeing the bad guys get away with their behavior of harming others!! Whether it's a criminal breaking into someones home, or a radical Islamist murdering others, people are just TIRED TO THEIR CORE of seeing this!!! It's going to get worse, watch and see!! The majority of society ARE getting very, very tiresome of the TRUELY intolerant people and criminals in society!!

robert2410
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robert2410 12/27/13 - 06:22 am
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Corgimom's comment at 7:21 is
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Corgimom's comment at 7:21 is the reason so many decent, true Americans are turned off by God hating liberals. Their arrogance is a huge turn off and their ignorance is disgusting.

iaaffg
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iaaffg 12/27/13 - 08:15 am
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Christians are not to follow

Christians are not to follow what other Christians do. Christians are to follow Jesus Christ, walk in His steps. Some Christians get mixed up, interpret scripture wrong, let their huge egos get in the way and think they are following in Christ's steps, but not so. Giving up the self to Christ completely and losing all ego is the only way to become truly Christian, but in this modern, materialistic, narcissistic, keeping-up-and-going-beyond-the-Jones' world, this mark is more often than not sadly missed. All religions have their extremists, their 'nuts', their visionaries, the ones that make the other believers cringe and shudder, so if anyone wants to start pointing fingers at Christians only in this respect, you'd better think twice or thrice on that one. Personally, I don't know who would want to believe in the tenets of a faith where women are treated like a subhuman species, and I find those in left-wing America who do so especially troubling, since a lot of these are supposedly feminists who scream for equality but then, when did any left-winger really make any kind of sense?

InChristLove
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InChristLove 12/27/13 - 08:51 am
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What most on here do not

What most on here do not understand is that this argument isn't about difference in religion. This started out (for me) due to a statement Corgimon made that blamed Christians for making some statements about this man's religion.

My point was and still is, since she repeated it a second time, how does she know that these individuals who made these statements on this article are Christian? How does she know they aren't atheist, or Buddist, or Hindu, or any other religious affiliate. She doesn't and that was my point. She is blaming Christians for statements that may not have been made by Christians.

Corgimom ASSUMED, just like most of you on here, that because it was a statement against another religion then it had to be a Christian who said it.

Then FedEx wants to chime in and comment about Corgimom's statement (which he doesn't have a clue either)but uses this opportunity to get an ugly, untruthful, uncalled for statement about CG.

I'll ask it again for those who are slamming Christians.....what in these commenters statement tells you that those who are making the comment are "Christians"?

freeradical
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freeradical 12/27/13 - 09:06 am
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No National News ?

You can bet if this story had been turned around , and a " christian "

had stabbed a muslim Christmas Eve for being muslim , the national

news would be off to the races on it .

You will not hear about this anywhere but Augusta .

Meanwhile back at the ranch over 100 Christians were targeted for

death in the middle east this Christmas . Over 25 of them in a

Baghdad bombing alone .

You will see none of it on the U.S. news , check the foreign news

services .

It is no coincidence that this guy choose Christmas to kill a Christian .

I'm sure he did hear from Allah , but additionally kept up with his

newest marching orders online .

myfather15
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myfather15 12/27/13 - 09:06 am
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They've can't prove the comments were from Christians, period!! You're exactly right, they assume this for some reason and it wasn't a good idea. Now, they will either attack you, or ignore you're last question. Because they can't give a reasonable answer, so the next best option (for them), is to attack or ignore.

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scoobynews 12/27/13 - 09:11 am
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Did it occur to any of you

Did it occur to any of you that maybe he didn't like his brother-in-law and tried to kill him out of pure hatred??? Then decided to pull the old "Allah told me to do it". It is not always mental illness sometimes it is just plain meanness.

myfather15
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myfather15 12/27/13 - 09:18 am
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iaaffg

Love your comment!! So very true!! People often talk about "extremists" in different religions; yet completely ignore the FACT that there are extremists in ALL factions of life, including the atheists!!

As a TRUE Christian, we should ALWAYS look to Christ for advice!! He warned us that MANY shall come in His name, and believe them NOT!! People of all walks of life, can CLAIM to be this or that, but "By their fruits, ye shall know them." Meaning by what they produce, or their deeds and actions. Because anyone can CLAIM to be anything, but their actions will show you who they TRULY are.

People with common sense, realize this. It's just unforunate that so many people today, possess "higher education" or "degrees", yet lack the slighest resemblance of common sense.

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nocnoc 12/27/13 - 09:35 am
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Not going to go off on a Religious Diatribe

Every religion has it False Prophets, and Nut jobs.

In general people need to learn there are extremists in all religions / causes and accept the fact this was not stereotypical of all Muslims/Islamic believers.

EXAMPLES:
Look no further than our own bad examples:
Rev AL, Rev Jessie, Rev Wright, Jim Jones, or David Koresh.
I think we can agree none are typical of Christians.

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debbiep38 12/27/13 - 09:59 am
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Fedex is correct.
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I live in the past and I'm bigoted, intolerant, bitter, prejudiced, racist, etc. etc. etc. But I wasn't born that way. Hmm.

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Dixieman 12/27/13 - 03:59 pm
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My two cents worth

Okay, I have read the story and all the comments above.
Religion or mental illness?
The answer...drum roll...
Mental illness.
C'mon people, Muslims don't go around saying they are the prophet Muhammad. This would be blasphemy in their religion and no sane Muslim would ever say this.
This is the same thing as if the guy said he was Napoleon Bonaparte back from the dead. He is mental, not representative of Islam, any more than Christian mental patients represent our religion.

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