Friday, September 7, 2012

Laced marijuana leads to murder of a child

A New Jersey man was apparently high on marijuana laced with PCP when he killed a 6-year-old boy earlier this week. A 12-year-old girl was also violently attacked at the same time, but lived to reach out out for help.
31-year-old Osvaldo Rivera was a well known marijuana user in his Camden neighborhood, and many considered him to be a harmless pothead. Then everything changed once he smoked some marijuana laced with the deadly violent inducing drug, PCP.

Rivera allegedly attacked 2 small children with a knife during the night while they were sleeping, a 6-year-old boy and a 12-year-old girl. Police say Rivera cut the throats of both young children leaving them for dead where they slept, then fled the scene.

The bleeding little girl then found her way to a neighbors house about 2 a.m. to get help, but it was too late her for little brother who did not survive the gruesome attack. She identified her attacker as "Popeye", which was Rivera's well known nick name.

Neighbors directed police to Rivera's home which was several miles from the crime scene. Continue Reading...