Cold and inhumane doesn’t begin to describe the teens in this news story.
Batzig – once Sweeney’s best friend – told investigators: “We just walked up and started hitting him… . Soon after that, Jason started begging for his life.”
Batzig told detectives he struck the first blow, and hit Sweeney with a hatchet “four or five times… as hard as I could.”
After Sweeney stopped breathing, Dominic Coia told detectives, the four teens engaged in “a group hug. It was like we were all happy with what we did.”
Was he high at the time?, detectives asked Dominic Coia.
“No. I was as sober as I am now. It is sick, isn’t it?” he responded.
They’ve already mentioned The Beatles song Helter Skelter in this article as having played a role in the events, I wonder how much longer before they start blaming other songs or movies or video games. This is the sort of thing that convinces people that ‘evil’ is an actual force at work in the world, when all this kind of evil requires is a callous disregard for the value of life.