The 'NBK' Scene That Might Have Inspired Eric Tavulares

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What we know:Lauren Aljubouri was strangled to death in her bed.Aljubouri's boyfriend, Eric Tavulares has admitted to the murder.Tavulares might have been obsessed with the movie "Natural Born Killers," claiming he had seen the Oliver Stone film between 10 and 20 times.One scene from the movie features a character being strangled in bed. In this scene, Detective Jack Scagnetti (on the trail of killers Mickey and Mallory Knox) strangles a young prostitute who goes by the name Pinky. For...Read Full Story

Look for Tavulares Movie Obsession to be Overplayed in Media

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"I did it. I can't believe I did it."Those were Eric Tavulares words upon greeting officers at 3 a.m. in the apartment he shared with 18-year-old girlfriend Lauren Aljubouri .Police found her lying dead, strangled to death in the young couple's bed.Earlier that night, Tavulares says the two were watching "Natural Born Killers" (a movie he says he had seen between 10 and 20 times) before the two went to bed.Speculation will break out in the next few weeks over how much violent movies affect...Read Full Story