Wednesday, March 31, 2010

The face of evil?

My guess is to let him plead guilty to the two count indictment of capital murder and stack them on the 60 year sentence he is currently serving.

At 71 years old he'd probably die before the State would execute him and it would save us a bundle on the cost of prosecuting him and appointing him counsel.

Cold case heats up with indictment
By Eva Ruth Moravec - Express-News

For years, Joe Merrick Thomas refused to talk to Bexar County detectives about the death of a young girl and her mother who were killed just before the woman's sexual assault case against Thomas went to trial.

But in April 2008, when his common-law wife, Alice Fay Olhausen, died of Crohn's disease at age 45, Thomas finally spoke.

He allegedly admitted to two cold case investigators that he and his late wife beat and stabbed the victims to death on March 28, 2000, in a Southwest Bexar County home near Lytle, about a half-mile from the 14000 block of Old Frio City Road.

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