When animals strike
Man on trial for murder is concerned about his giant neck tattoo of the word “MURDER.”
Could be worse. He could have gone with “GUILTY.”
It’s hard for a jury to remain impartial, harder still when the guy on trial has the crime he’s being tried for written all over his neck.
At some point in time, Jeffrey Chapman decided to have the word “MURDER” tattooed backwards across his neck. Not a big deal, we all like to be reminded of our favorite things every time we look in a mirror. But in a wacky coincidence, Chapman is about to be put on trial for the 2011 murder of Damon Galliart, whose body was found by hunters in a ditch in Great Bend, KS. What are the odds?
According to the New York Daily News, Chapman’s lawyer filed a motion to have the tattoo removed or blacked out before the trial, claiming the jury might have trouble remaining impartial if they see that the defendent loves murder so much that he wanted it to be the thing that connects his head to his body. Prosecutors are fine with Chapman covering up the tattoo, but they don’t want to transport Chapman to a licensed tattoo artist to have the tattoo inked over.
The only alternative left is to pick a jury full of people who also have the word “MURDER” tattooed on their necks. It is still a jury of one’s peers, correct?
Couldn’t Chapman have just worn his crime on a novelty tee shirt, like the guy in this mugshot who got busted for DUI?
Please leave a comment with your opinion.
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