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    Texas death row inmate eats own eye

    Texas death row inmate pulls out eye, eats it
    Texas death row inmate Andre Thomas is shown in this undated handout file photo released Friday, Jan. 9, 2009 in Huntsville, Texas.


    By MICHAEL GRACZYK (Associated Press Writer)
    From Associated Press
    January 10, 2009 12:10 AM EST


    HOUSTON - A Texas death row inmate with a history of mental problems pulled out his only good eye and told authorities he ate it. Andre Thomas, 25, was arrested for the fatal stabbings of his estranged wife, their young son and her 13-month-old daughter in March 2004. Their hearts also had been ripped out. He was convicted and condemned for the infant's death.
    While in the Grayson County Jail in Sherman, Thomas plucked out his right eye before his trial later in 2004. A judge subsequently ruled he was competent to stand trial.


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    Eye don't know what he was thinking, but clearly I think we can all see he is crazy.

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    http:http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090109/...eath_row_eye//

    Does this mean he will be a cannibal and eat himself to death? We can only hope.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Terminator View Post
    Eye don't know what he was thinking, but clearly I think we can all see he is crazy.
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    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

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    He's got another. What's the big deal? Maybe pretty soon he'll get to his brain.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    You beat me to it!!!!!!! hehehe

    Though who cares about this? He's going to die anyway, he doesn't need his eyesight when he's dead. If I was a prison guard there, I would bet him that he couldn't eat his own penis and balls, just to see what happens.

    O.k., I know thats sick, but who cares? He's a f*** that brutally killed his wife and kids. The more excruciating his last days on this planet are, the better.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rhino View Post
    He's got another. What's the big deal? Maybe pretty soon he'll get to his brain.
    If I read it right he ate one before the trial and then just recently ate the other one. Typical poor writing found in journalism.

    It's a good thing he's in Texas, they'll probably fry him before he gets to anything vital.
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    Apparently his eyes were not bigger than his stomach.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    Apparently his eyes were not bigger than his stomach.


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    He must really like seefood.
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    When it comes out, it'll be a real "Stink-eye."
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    Oh, crap - He knows that all the liberal lawyers in Texas will swarm in to fight for a crazy person about to be executed so he's acting crazy to keep from being executed.

    This is one of the few unresolved issues in Texas - You can kill ten busloads of nuns and babies, but if you're insane, the legal system will protect you from execution.

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    I bet his favorite restaurant is I.H.O.P.
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    Justice is blind and now he is too.

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