Thomas B. Jadlowski faces manslughter charges and is accused of hunting after legal hours following the killing of his neighbor, Rosemary Billquist (pictured above), who he shot. Jadlowski claims he mistook Billquist for a deer.
According to The New York Times, Billquist had been walking her dogs near her Sherman, New York home shortly after sundown. Her husband, Jamie Billquist, remembered seeing his labrador retrievers run back to the house without her, barking with urgency.
“They obviously knew something happened,” said Jamie. “And I’m thinking to myself, ‘This isn’t right.’”
When they announced the charges, police reiterated that Jadlowski did not intend to cause harm to Billquist. Billquist’s killing was described by a sheriff as “reckless” — it is illegal to hunt after sunset.
The small town of Sherman has been openly horrified by the death, knowing the two had been acquaintances: “I know the families and most of the people that know these people,” said Chautauqua
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Human remains found this Spring have been identified as a Missouri teen who went missing over a decade ago.
Seventeen-year-old Kara Kopetsky vanished after leaving her Missouri high school in May 2007.
Her remains were found by a mushroom hunter in a rural area near Belton, Missouri back in April. A second skull was found nearby her remains the very next day, Inside Edition reports.
On Thursday, the Jackson County Medical Examiner’s Office the results of a laboratory analysis, conducted by the FBI.
“I have received both the mitochondrial DNA and nuclear DNA reports from the FBI for the unidentified skeleton recovered in Cass County. Both reports indicate the remains are that of Kara Elise Kopetsky.” Chief Medical Examiner Diane C. Peterson, M.D. said.
The second set of human remains were identified as 21-year-old Jessica Runions who went missing in 2016. She was last seen leaving a party with 28-year-old Kylr Yust, the estranged
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A female hunter is dead by apparent suicide amid claims that she was bullied by animal rights activists online. According to RT, Melania Capitan was found dead at a farm in Huesca, Spain on Wednesday. The 27-year-old reportedly shot herself with a rifle and left a suicide note.
Capitan shared her love of hunting online with thousands of Instagram and Facebook followers. She had nearly 40,000 Facebook fans. Crime Online shares the young woman would sometimes post trophy photos of her kills, such as dead deer. With such a controversial lifestyle, RT explains that Capitan was reportedly flooded with messages and threats by those who were against hunting.
A post shared by Mel Capitan Hunter (@melct24) on Jul 9, 2017 at 11:39am PDT
Despite her controversial posts, according to El Mundo, a close friend says that the cyber bullying was not the reason that Capitan killed herself. The person reportedly cited “personal problems.”
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