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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Albuquerque Man Stabs Churchgoers Because of Masons

From Yahoo news:

 The Albuquerque man accused of stabbing four churchgoers during Sunday Mass told police he was after the choir leader because he thought the man was a Mason.
According to a criminal complaint, 24-year-old Lawrence Capener said he was going after the choir leader at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church because his "speech was different" and he was 99 percent sure he was a Mason.
He told the investigator that Masons are a group involved "in a conspiracy that is far more reaching than I could or would believe."
Capener says he stabbed others who tried to subdue him because he thought they might be masons, too.
The affidavit says Capener apologized for stabbing the others after he was read his rights and agreed to speak to police.
 The man told police that he tagged the Sandoval No. 76 Masonic Lodge in Rio Rancho with spray paint on Sunday, authorities said. Police later found red and blue spray paint on signs, outside walls and a door. Investigators said he also left the message, "I hope you guess who I am."

H/T Mohamad Yatim


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  2. Dude's been listening to too much late night talk radio.

  3. "Albuquerque man stabs churchgoers because he's a deranged lunatic."

    That's really the best way to describe this incident, the fact that his insanity manifests itself as a fear of Freemasons is hardly even relevant. Dude's just crazy.

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