I had the perfect chance to put a bullet thru the back of his head. I regret that I did not do so.
How easily I could have pretended to stumble, shooting him in the back of the head. An accident. Folks would have felt sorry for the young girl and might have wondered why the old man had been so careless. A blameless tragedy. I could have done it so easily.
Alice Marie Beard
Ray Pierce, pedophile, Montmorency Co., Michigan
[I’m not sure what to say about this. I understand why she says that. But I wonder if there would be regrets for taking the action she didn’t and who is to say that a
five ten year old is sufficiently mature to make those decisions. When confronted with immediate threat of death of permanent injury, sure. But this is a little different.
Update: Ms. Beard informs me she was ten when the opportunity occurred.–Joe]