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Family Fights to Keep Child Killer in Prison. This Is About a Real Good Fiend of Mine


Society & Culture  (tags: violence, child, murder, slaughter, sadness )

Lone
- 1667 days ago - zanesvilletimesrecorder.com
ZANESVILLE -- When Kevin West sees a young child playing ball or waiting to sit on Santa Claus' lap, it brings tears to his eyes and a jolt to his heart. West will never get to see the thrill of his daughter, Sara, opening presents on



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Lone Wolf (1390)
Thursday December 31, 2009, 11:19 pm
THIS STORY IS CLOSE TO ME, KEVIN IS SOMEONE I GREW UP WITH, WE WENT TO SCHOOL TOGETHER, FRIENDS FOR YEARS I KNOW WHAT HE DID TO THAT LITTLE SWEET ANGEL, HE SLAUGHTERED HER LIKE YOU WOULD A COW OR A DEERTHE BOY THAT DID WAS INTO THAT DEVIL CRAP. I WOULD LIKE TO START A PETITION UP AND TRY FOR 100,000 PEOPLE TO SIGN IT. IF ANYONE CAN HELP ME PLEASE WRITE TO ME. THANK YOU. T
 

Dee C. (23)
Friday January 1, 2010, 9:22 pm
Anyone wishing to write the parole board needs to have the letters to the board by Jan. 15.

That doesn't leave much time..I certainly will sign it..if you do one Terry..
 

Lady Xanadu (48)
Saturday January 2, 2010, 5:15 am
Let me know what I can do to help & if you get a petition up I'll sign it for sure! Big Hugs, Lynn
 

mary f. (175)
Saturday January 2, 2010, 8:15 am
me too
 

Stephanie S. (43)
Saturday January 2, 2010, 12:04 pm
Did this man ever get psychological help? Where can I sign a petition to keep him in prison?
 

Catherine O Neill (73)
Saturday January 2, 2010, 12:23 pm
If there's a petition I'll definitely sign. This is a disgrace these murderers should never see the light of day.
 

Lois R. (0)
Saturday January 2, 2010, 12:24 pm
I am willing to sign a petition, if need be. Where can i go?
 

Kevin S. (15)
Saturday January 2, 2010, 12:25 pm
Thats not justice.This 'man' should never be released.Let me know and i will sign it.
Love and light to the family.
 

Desiree Gonzalez (2)
Saturday January 2, 2010, 12:33 pm
I will be ready to sign a petition. Tell me when.
 

Bill C. (354)
Saturday January 2, 2010, 12:45 pm
Here is a link to the petition and other resources:

http://www.blockparole.com/
 

Dee C. (23)
Saturday January 2, 2010, 12:51 pm
Thank you Bill..
 

Patricia N. (41)
Saturday January 2, 2010, 1:17 pm
He should never see the light of day again, it should have been a life sentence. Too many of them are released only to turn around and kill again.
 

Vicky C G. (7)
Saturday January 2, 2010, 1:19 pm
I have been to the Blockparole.com website and sent a letter to the parole board. Thank you for bringing this to our attention.

I remember this story when it happened. It was so horrible. Would love to sign a petition here. Has anyone started one? I would help write it if need be. Contact me.
 

Dee C. (23)
Saturday January 2, 2010, 1:24 pm
Again..just to remind everyone all messages..letters..signatures..to support this must be received by Jan 15th..

I have emailed them..also will print out a letter and mail on Monday..

Thanks again Terry..and thank you Bill again for the link..
 

Barbara West (0)
Saturday January 2, 2010, 1:28 pm
Noted and writing letter to get in the mail Monday. This horrible "thing" needs to stay in prison. His own father is helping the West family collect signatures! Billy Joe Shafer needs to be behind bars forever!!!
 

. (1)
Saturday January 2, 2010, 1:52 pm
Create a petition thousands will sign
 

Patricia N. (41)
Saturday January 2, 2010, 1:55 pm
I went to http://www.blockparole.com and signed the one for Sara West plus some others. There is no such thing as rehabilatation for evilness.
 

Corinne D. (103)
Saturday January 2, 2010, 1:57 pm
NO TIME FOR PETITIONS, SEND A LETTER TO: OHIO BOARD OF PAROLE, 770 W. BOARD ST., COLUMBUS OHIO 43222 ..... THE LETTER NEEDS TO BE RECEIVED THERE BEFORE JANUARY .... WRITTEN AND POSTED LONE!
 

Corinne D. (103)
Saturday January 2, 2010, 1:58 pm
15TH
 

Lone Wolf (1390)
Saturday January 2, 2010, 2:17 pm
Great idea Corinne
 

sue M. (184)
Saturday January 2, 2010, 2:41 pm
Sent e-mail. Very sad I feel for the parents and family.
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Saturday January 2, 2010, 2:43 pm
He should not be granted parole , not now or ever !!
 

Gilles E. (30)
Saturday January 2, 2010, 6:07 pm
Verser je signe cette pétition sur une cour ... Voila la libération ni maintenant ni jamais ...
 

Shari G. (27)
Saturday January 2, 2010, 10:23 pm
His problems are definitely bigger than society can handle. Such a violent crime to a child, without remorse, would surely be repeated. I wish we could trust in a sane and just legal system but, obviously, it doesn't always work that way.
 

Ellen Marguerit A. (17)
Saturday January 2, 2010, 10:53 pm
Its inconceivable the mere idea, that he may be released and then free to repeat the same crime. Why is he even allowed to face the parole board at all. Makes no sense. My thoughts go out to the family of that little girl. Poor little angel may she rest in peace.
 

Esther S. (45)
Sunday January 3, 2010, 3:29 am
I filled out the block parole form. He not only showed no remorse but when a person kills another person in such a horrible way for no reason, it is likely that he would do such a thing again.
 

Bob E. (113)
Sunday January 3, 2010, 3:33 am
Our prisons are over-filled and we need help. However, all premeditated murderers should be in prison for life without parole…. A murder of a child is especially heinous and should have NO mercy.

Those who have a drug problem (with no violent history) should be given rehab NOT prison. We need prison space and money spent on violent criminals and gang members.
 

Margaret Esposito (92)
Sunday January 3, 2010, 4:42 am
By the horrific details of the case, it's obvious that the murderer is criminally insane. He should be institutionalized in a high security prison metal ward for the rest of his life. I believe that it is very likely that he would kill in this same hideous way again because he showed no remorse.
 

pierluigi bonatesta (148)
Sunday January 3, 2010, 5:08 am
Thanks!
 

. (0)
Sunday January 3, 2010, 6:16 am
Went to the site and emailed a letter to kthompson@nncogannett.com I suggest everyone do the same, maybe if we flood them with email, they will listen. I hope the man never sees the light of day.
 

. (0)
Sunday January 3, 2010, 6:17 am
The email address is at the bottom of the page on the site. It is a direct link.
 

Jan Billy Pedersen (44)
Sunday January 3, 2010, 9:13 am
Thanks for the link Bill C. Thanks for raising the matter Lone Wolf.
 

Charley H. (0)
Monday January 4, 2010, 12:16 pm
I will do what I can to help.
 
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