Georgia son linked to samurai slayings

Friday, May 2, 2014 4:13 PM
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DECATUR, Ga. — A 39-year-old man was charged Friday with killing his two elderly parents with a samurai sword, leaving behind a scene in their metro Atlanta home that a police commander described as “horrific.”

Calvin Ray Jr. waived his appearance at an initial court hearing where he was charged with two counts of murder. DeKalb County authorities said they found samurai swords in a search of the home where a 73-year-old woman and her 75-year-old husband were stabbed to death.

Police said the swords were used to kill the couple in what DeKalb County Police Chief Cedric Alexander described as a “horrific scene” inside the suburban Atlanta home. The bodies were found by a relative who visited their house Thursday afternoon.

“One of the family members came home, and when she came inside the house, she saw the two victims lying in the bedroom,” Alexander said.

The couple’s 39-year-old son was identified as a suspect and was found at a nearby park less than two hours after his parents’ deaths were reported, DeKalb County police spokeswoman Mekka Parish said. It was unclear Friday whether he had a defense attorney.

Parish said detectives believe the victims and their son may have argued about money. The case remains under investigation.

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foxsilong 05/02/14 - 04:44 pm
he thinks he's a samurai so let him die like a samurai

seppuku, aka hara-kiri, is the only way to repent his sin.

corgimom 05/02/14 - 07:59 pm
He doesn't think he's a

He doesn't think he's a samurai, he is just another evil [filtered word]that thinks it's ok to kill people if they have something that he wants.

If he had stabbed them with a kitchen knife, would you think that he was a chef?

jdsgirl63 05/02/14 - 10:27 pm

He's a coward. He killed his elderly parents, probably when they were most vulnerable. I wonder if he lived in their home. 39 years old, still living with mom & dad, possibly fighting over money.... it'll be interesting to see where this case ends up.

rmwhitley 05/03/14 - 12:36 am
The thug, punk son was

recently released from prison. Appears that since obama wouldn't loan him money, nor would the naacp, he tortured his loving parents. Let the liberals feel sorry for this toilet scum and give him life in prison. The left doesn't ever seem to care for the victims as evidenced by the "botched" euthanasia in Oklahoma. The boy raped, tortured, shot and buried his victim ALIVE yet all of the punk left media is talking about is a supposed botched execution. Damn democrats to hell and soon.

Riverman1 05/03/14 - 07:31 am
What is it with these Samurai

What is it with these Samurai imitators? Remember the local, well known guy who got in trouble and had photos of himself in Samurai garb on the internet? He's a nut, too.

foxsilong 05/13/14 - 10:57 am
Corgimom btw

samurai sword is called a samurai sword for a reason :P

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