Where is justice for Pelke, Cooper's murder victim?

2013-06-23T00:00:00Z Where is justice for Pelke, Cooper's murder victim? nwitimes.com
June 23, 2013 12:00 am

What happened to this country? Paula Cooper serves 27 years in prison for stabbing a 78-year-old women to death. The judicial system is a joke.

We need to bring back the death penalty nationally. I think if you do you will see a decrease in violent crime in this country. If the person is convicted of murder, do not let them sit on death row for years. Swiftly start execution proceedings. Bring back the firing squad or death by hanging.

Ruth Pelke was stabbed 33 times by Cooper. If you must release her from prison, then send her to a nut house for the rest of her life, because she is mentally ill to have committed a crime of this nature.

It seems in this country nobody wants to be accountable for their actions. Where is the justice for Pelke?

- Mike Archie, Cedar Lake

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