Mon Jan 7, 2013, 09:37 PM
proud2BlibKansan (96,793 posts)
Missouri man accused of dismembering victim, throwing arms at witnesses
A Kirksville, Mo., man is charged with murder in a case in which he allegedly dismembered his victim and threw the arms at witnesses.
Paul R. Potter, 49, is in the Adair County jail with a bail of $1 million cash after the grisly homicide late Sunday. He is charged with second-degree murder, second-degree arson and tampering with a motor vehicle.
According to the Kirksville Daily Express, police responded to reports of a car in flames shortly after 11 pm. Officers soon became aware of a disturbance at a nearby apartment and a found a second fire and the dismembered body of a dead male. Witnesses said Potter was seen leaving the burning vehicle. According to the paper, police observed him throwing objects _ later determined to be human arms _ toward witnesses.
Citing court documents, the newspaper said Potter admitted the crimes and said he had set the fires in an attempt to conceal the murder.
Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/2013/01/07/3999122/missouri-man-accused-of-dismembering.html#storylink=cpy
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Mon Jan 7, 2013, 10:40 PM
Kalidurga (9,594 posts)
7. Wait wut...
He was trying to conceal his crime by setting fires, but then he threw the arms of the victims at witnesses. I am going to say he missed the boat on concealing his crime.