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Wed Dec 12, 2012, 03:32 PM

Texas man accused of carving pentagram on 6-year-old son's back on 12-12-12

http://www.star-telegram.com/2012/12/12/4479867/richland-hills-father-accused.html

Richland Hills father accused of carving pentagram in young son's back
By Domingo Ramirez Jr.

A Richland Hills father who told a dispatcher that "I shed some innocent blood" was arrested early Wednesday after police say he used a box cutter to carve a pentagram into his young son's back.

When the dispatcher asked him why he did it, the man said, "It's a holy day," Richland Hills police said Wednesday.

Police identified the man as Brent Troy Bartel, 39. He was arrested at the scene.

Investigators confiscated the box cutter that they believed was used to carve the pentagram, a religious symbol featuring a five-pointed star.


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Reply Texas man accused of carving pentagram on 6-year-old son's back on 12-12-12 (Original post)
jsr Dec 2012 OP
sakabatou Dec 2012 #1
gollygee Dec 2012 #2
freshwest Dec 2012 #7
freshwest Dec 2012 #3
hedgehog Dec 2012 #4
freshwest Dec 2012 #5
Quantess Dec 2012 #8
superpatriotman Dec 2012 #6
DollarBillHines Dec 2012 #10
MrSlayer Dec 2012 #9
DollarBillHines Dec 2012 #11

Response to jsr (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 03:35 PM

1. Inhuman and deranged.

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Response to jsr (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 03:39 PM

2. That poor little boy

He must have been terrified and in awful pain and from his own parent.

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Response to gollygee (Reply #2)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 04:09 PM

7. The psychological damage will be enormous. No more trust, no more safety. Perhaps he never had it.

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Response to jsr (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 03:44 PM

3. The state shuld strip the parental rights from this 'father.' But they probably won't.

Likely the family will, for whatever reason, get the child back and subject the child to him again. Pathetic.

The child was treated at the hospital, but may carry the scar on his body the rest of his life. I don't expect him to recover from whatever else he was being subjected to for years, if ever.

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Response to freshwest (Reply #3)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 03:48 PM

4. Reading the article, the father is either going to jail or the hospital -

he may have been an abuser for a while, or he may have had a psychotic break.

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Response to hedgehog (Reply #4)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 03:52 PM

5. From the article, too, the mother fled the house. Meth, maybe?

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Response to freshwest (Reply #5)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 04:17 PM

8. I was thinking Bath Salts.

In any case, it sounds like something only a drug crazed person would do.

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Response to freshwest (Reply #3)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 04:00 PM

6. I can think of a couple other 'things' they should strip him of

Right between his lap and his ass.

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Response to superpatriotman (Reply #6)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 04:57 PM

10. Catfish skinners

A strip at a time.

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Response to jsr (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 04:26 PM

9. You're supposed to do two of them because it's twice 6-6-6.

 

Dumbass.

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Response to jsr (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 05:00 PM

11. "Bob Pierce said Bartel "mows his yard and keeps good care of it." "

Well, that oughta do it...

It is North Richland Hills, y'know.

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