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Something is rotten in the state of Denmark
Hamlet: Act 1, Scene 4, Page 5
We all go through life with the expectation that those that are sworn to up hold the law will protect us from those who would prey on us for their own gain. But what happens when they are the ones preying on the weak? How can the average citizen protect themselves when the very villians they need protection from wears a badge?
Leon County Texas may very well be facing that very moral dilema. On Wednesday, December 8, 2010, at approximately 2:40 p.m. Central Time, a 911 call was placed to the Leon County Sheriff Dispatcher. A calm voice informed the dispatcher that he believed that his wife had just shot herself. In just as calm a voice, the dispatcher verified what the caller said.
Then the dispatcher asked the husband to leave the body alone. In other words, the dispatcher asked the husband to not attempt to see if she was still alive or to perform any type of life saving measure.
From there it just gets stranger.
The statement the husband gave the police on the scene would be later contradicted by the depostion he would give.
And the police would rule that Janice Willhelm who had trouble lifting a television remote was able to take a .45 Caliber pistol in her hand, hold it up to her head, then pull the trigger.
If that was not enough, after the bullet severed her spinal cord, she was able to toss the gun nearly 4 feet.
A world reknown pathologist, Dr. Di Maio, has looked at the evidence and concluded that there is no way the events could have occurred the way Leon County ruled.
Read the rest of the story here. A word of caution, there are graphic pictures