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Man with Long Criminal History Brutally Murders 14-Year-Old

When 14-year-old Ryan Rogers went out for a bike ride on November 16th, his mother had no idea she would never see him again. The Florida teen was stabbed multiple times in the face and neck allegedly by Semmie Lee Williams, a homeless man, who has now been arrested … again. According to the article, “Due to his long criminal history, Williams was already in the system. He has a long rap sheet, ranging from strangulation to aggravated assault to being a fugitive on the run from the law in California.”

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We will continue to make you aware of these stories showing the tragic effects of recidivism. We couldn’t agree more with second chances, but exactly how many chances should there be before we start prioritizing the safety of others?

 

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Image by Lannis Waters | The Palm Beach Post

 

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