Yesterday, October 17, 66-year-old James Kester from South Carolina, had rammed a car into a group of mourners during the funeral, was sentenced to 80 years in prison.
Kester harbored years of resentment against the Department of mental health state (South Carolina Department of Mental Health — DMH), whose members almost 2 years forbade him to see his daughter, were treated.
66-year-old James Kester ran into a funeral procession. Source: Columbia Police Department
In July 2017 the man happened to read the obituary of a former assistant chief of the DMH for administrative matters. Then he came up with the wild idea of revenge. July 19, Kester followed the funeral procession and sent to grieving your Cadillac Seville. As a result of the collision injured 12 people.
As reported by the police Department of the district of Columbia (Columbia Police Department) the next day Kester appeared before the judge of the County of Richland and explained the motive of their actions. With representatives from DMH, he allegedly faced almost 30 years ago when his daughter, who was then 13 years old, treated for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Police do not believe the words of Kester that he personally knew a former employee of DMH, at the funeral which made the «act of retribution».
Original Kester was charged with attempted murder — for 12 points, but in October, a jury found him guilty of causing bodily harm — for 8 counts and acquitted in the attempted assassination attempt.
«In that day you were obsessed with terror,» said circuit judge Clifton Newmansentenced Kester to the maximum term — 10 years for each proven item charges.
According to the Associated Press, the daughter of an avenger died in the year 2016 during a fire in the house. She was 38 years old.