The man, whom the court allowed to own a gun, killed 3 people and shot himself

Before you commit suicide, 43-year-old Darwin the Title of Ardmore (state of Alabama), previously convicted for domestic violence, shot and killed 3 people.

Sunday, July 1, the Title and fired 30 rounds from a semiautomatic SKS rifle at his ex-wife Debra Hartley Rivera, her current husband of Radeks Rivera and living with them is Timothy James Hayward-Boger.

As reported by the Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely, 911 called himself the killer, warning that he was going to shoot. Waiting for the police arrived, the man shot himself.

July 2, representatives of the Sheriff’s office reported that a few months before the tragedy, the judge the second time has denied Debra’s request to protect her from harassment and threats to the Title.

«It was unnecessary and unfortunate aggravation of the situation related to the long history of domestic violence,» said Blakely.

Darwin and Debra divorced in 2005. They have 2 daughters, 5 and 11 years. The court granted custody of the girls mother, while the father could visit them.

Posted by Darwin Brazier on Sunday, December 3, 2017

In March 2017 the woman asked the court for protection, claiming that Darwin was stalking her and threatened to kidnap the daughters. March 31, judge Chester Weed wise dismissed the petition.

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On 1 March, the woman re-filed the petition. It said that Darwin the Title and is pissed because she got married again, stalking her and threatening her current spouse.

«He used force before, was pointing a gun at me… I know he’s mad at me», — was stated in the complaint.

According to Debra, Darwin is so often called, she had to change my phone number.

First, the judge gave Debra a temporary protection, but on April 10 dismissed the petition, the satisfaction of which would deprive the aggressor the right to own weapons.

Posted by Darwin Brazier on Friday, August 25, 2017

According to Susan Keilitz, General counsel for judicial Affairs of the nonprofit organization National Center for State Courts, in many cases, a restraining order can prevent a disaster, although not always stop someone who decides to commit murder. However, the violation of court orders in itself a crime, punishable by law. The fact of the inevitability of punishment serves as a deterrent to further abuse, said Keilitz.