Man, 70, Stoned to Death for Homosexuality in Pennsylvania

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There's alot more at the link that implies that money may have been just as big as a motive, but the fact that this POS could quote the bible (and I'm sure some will back him up) to defend his heinous brutal murder of this old man just says it all. h/t my bro.

A 28-year-old Upper Darby man has been charged with murder after telling police that he stoned a 70-year-old man to death when the man made homosexual advances toward him, authorities say.

John Joe Thomas, 28, of Sunshine Road in Upper Darby, spent almost every day with 70-year-old Murray Seidman at Seidman’s Lansdowne home, police say. Days before Seidman’s body was found on Jan. 12, Thomas allegedly beat Seidman to death with a sock full of rocks.

Thomas told authorities that he read in the Old Testament that homosexuals should be stoned to death. When Seidman allegedly made homosexual advances toward him over a period of time, Thomas said he received a message in his prayers that he must end Seidman’s life, according to court documents.

Police say that Thomas struck Seidman in the head about 10 times with the sock of rocks. Thomas left Seidman dead in his apartment, and then threw his bloody clothing and the bloody sock in a dumpster, according to authorities.

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  • whatsamatta_u

    Funny, the first thing these Righteous Bible-thumpers do after murder in the name of God is dispose of the evidence.

  • http://twitter.com/jojobo1 Helen Marhofke

    Does anyone really believe what he say's . I guess it's one way to try and get out of a murder charge.

  • http://twitter.com/eduusa43 rhonda davis

    sad -