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Fri Jan 12, 2018, 02:30 PM

Man who murdered gay couple flipped off the victims families as he was sentenced to death

Source: LGBTQ Nation




By Alex Bollinger · Friday, January 12, 2018



A man convicted of killing a gay couple in Florida flipped off the victims’ families after the jury recommended the death penalty. Peter Avsenew, 32, was convicted of murder in the 2010 deaths of Kevin Mark Powell, 47, and Stephen Adams, 52, in Wilton Manners, a city near Ft. Lauderdale with a large LGBT population. Prosecutors said Avsenew used Craigslist to get invited to the victims’ home and then killed and robbed them, leaving with their money, a car, and other belongings.

During the sentencing hearing, he opted to defend himself instead of letting his lawyer present arguments. He expressed no regret and did not ask the jury to spare his life.

“My job here is simple,” he said. “I don’t have to prove anything to you as clearly the state’s proven. All I have to do is be here and behave. It’s up to you to decide life or death based on the information provided to you throughout this entire trial.”

“I have no regrets in my life and I am proud of the decisions I’ve made. No one really knows what happened that day. Everyone can speculate what ifs and maybes until they’re blue in the face, which they’ll never really know.”



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Reply Man who murdered gay couple flipped off the victims families as he was sentenced to death (Original post)
DonViejo Jan 2018 OP
Eliot Rosewater Jan 2018 #1
flying_wahini Jan 2018 #2
riversedge Jan 2018 #8
cate94 Jan 2018 #3
MurrayDelph Jan 2018 #10
Javaman Jan 2018 #4
dalton99a Jan 2018 #5
nwduke Jan 2018 #6
BHDem53 Jan 2018 #7
RhodeIslandOne Jan 2018 #9
GulfCoast66 Jan 2018 #11
dustyscamp Jan 2018 #12
Devil Child Jan 2018 #13

Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 12, 2018, 02:32 PM

1. This guy is now worshiped by millions

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 12, 2018, 02:35 PM

2. I often think I don't believe in the death penalty but then I see creeps like this one...


He gets whatever is coming his way.

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Response to flying_wahini (Reply #2)

Fri Jan 12, 2018, 06:47 PM

8. I think he should be sentenced to hard labor and let nature take its course.

The death penalty has never set right with me. Then again, if it were someone close to me, who knows what I might think.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 12, 2018, 02:43 PM

3. Normally, I think the death penalty is barbaric.

However, in cases such as this where the monster offers no regrets, I think it might be the wisest choice. He’d do it again in a heartbeat.

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Response to cate94 (Reply #3)

Fri Jan 12, 2018, 09:51 PM

10. This is pretty-much what I was going to say

He's used enough oxygen.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 12, 2018, 02:50 PM

4. let's revisit this pompous asshole in a few years and see if he's still so arrogant.

asshole generally never really consider cause and effect.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 12, 2018, 03:03 PM

5. Good riddance to trash

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 12, 2018, 05:43 PM

6. Trump

Will probably pardon him!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 12, 2018, 06:41 PM

7. Another "stable genius" no doubt.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 12, 2018, 08:46 PM

9. Trump will pardon him

To "piss off the libs".

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 01:08 AM

11. He deserves to die

But civilized nation do not have a death penalty. Life in prison. Never gets out.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 01:16 AM

12. He reminds me of that scummy brat Tj Lane

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 01:28 AM

13. Enjoy your appointment with the needle Mr. Avsenew

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