Killer Kids: Jamarion Lawhorn

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This week we discuss how 12 year old Jamarion Lawhorn felt so hopeless about his abusive home that he killed 9 year old Connor Verkerke while playing on a playground, because he thought that going to jail or being executed was his only way to escape the abuse.
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JAMARION LAWHORN LINKS:
https://www.wzzm13.com/article/news/im-doing-good-kent-countys-youngest-killer-tells-judge-at-review-hearing/69-611915978
https://detroit.cbslocal.com/2016/05/07/official-teen-who-killed-boy-at-playground-making-progress/
https://fox17online.com/2015/11/24/mother-stepfather-of-jamarion-lawhorn-sentenced-for-child-abuse/
https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2015/09/03/jamarion-lawhorn-connor-verkerke/71664942/
https://mobileobits.mlive.com/obituaries/grandrapids/obituary.aspx?n&pid=172019575&referrer=0&preview=True&fbclid=IwAR3exLRntUJucAKbGQTvJr4uYgw9Vp3rLVaq4nghNwEc_mit6AAyQOE5nKk
https://m.facebook.com/permalink.php?id=311350765943286&story_fbid=560164974395196#_=_
https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2016/03/08/jamarion-lawhorns-mom-freed-stepdad-heads-prison/81471578/
https://www.woodtv.com/news/counselor-jamarion-lawhorn-struggling-at-youth-home/amp/
MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCE LINKS:
https://www.childhelp.org/hotline/
https://victimsofcrime.org/help-for-crime-victims/get-help-bulletins-for-crime-victims/bulletins-for-teens/bullying-and-harassment
http://stompoutbullying.org/
http://www.thehotline.org/?gclid=CjwKEAjwwcjGBRDj-P7TwcinyBkSJADymblT8HNh4scSA-G7d-xEADhi0xODIRWy3zXSWWrGXg2B5hoCdD7w_wcB
http://www.ncadv.org/
http://www.crisistextline.org/textline/?gclid=CjwKEAjw9MrIBRCr2LPek5-h8U0SJAD3jfhtHplx6Ibc8Ov7oG79YLibo1TubSfQrumNc-WnXJixDxoCKafw_wcB
https://www.mentalhelp.net/meeting-finder/ca/woodland-hills/

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