Transcript of Charles Carl Roberts' 911 Call Released

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The transcipts of various 911 calls from Oct 2, the morning of the Amish school shooting, have been released.  The recorded 911 calls were transcribed by Don Totaro, a Lancaster County District Attorney.  The callers identified in the transcripts are Amos Smoker, the first person to report the incident at the Nickel Mines schoolhouse. Charles Carl Roberts, the gunman; and Roberts' wife, Marie, who called 911 after speaking with her husband by cell phone. Click here for a complete copy of the...Read Full Story

Amish can forgive Charles Carl Roberts

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CNN reported today that an grandfather advized young boys in the Amish community not to hate Charles Carl Roberts. From the CNN report: A grieving grandfather told young relatives not to hate the gunman who killed five girls in an Amish schoolhouse carnage, a pastor said on Wednesday. "As we were standing next to the body of this 13-year-old girl, the grandfather was tutoring the young boys, he was making a point, just saying to the family, 'We must not think evil of this man,'" the Rev...Read Full Story

Searching for Roberts' motive

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Linked from http://www.cnn.com/2006/US/10/03/penn.shooter/index.html Charles Carl Roberts apparently commited this crime in response to something that happened to him several years ago. CNN reports the following update: --- At home, Roberts had left "rambling" suicide notes, Miller said. Roberts' wife found one and tried to call him. He returned her call on his cell phone and said he wouldn't be coming home. Miller said Roberts told his wife that "he was acting out to achieve revenge for...Read Full Story

Charles Carl Roberts' wife issues a statement

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Charles Roberts' family has issued a statement in connection with the Amish school shooting. Linked from http://www.centredaily.com/mld/centredaily/news/politics/15662944.htm --- The following statement is from Marie Roberts, the wife of Charles Carl Roberts IV, the 32-year-old man accused of shooting students at an Amish school. It was read by family spokesman Dwight LeFever: "The man that did this today was not the Charlie I've been married to for almost 10 years. My husband was loving...Read Full Story

Information about Charles Carl Roberts and the school shooting

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The following information is from a news conference held at 2 p.m. by Pennsylvania State Police: Linked from http://abclocal.go.com/kfsn/story?section=local&id=4620643 --- The teacher managed to call 9-1-1 at about 10:36 a.m. and alert authorities that a man with a gun had entered the school. Upon arriving at the scene, 9 minutes after being dispatched, police tried to talk with the suspect using the P.A. systems in their cars. As they did, the suspect called emergency dispatchers in...Read Full Story