These new finds will be cataloged in the mass murder section of the archives.
Another probable affirmative action hire with a racist chip on his shoulder massacres the white management after he was fired.
On September 1st 2003, police investigate a triple murder at the Outback Steakhouse in Texarkana, Texas. Matt Hines, Chrissy Willis and Rebecca Shifflett were found shot to death inside.
Outback employee Rebecca Shifflett was pregnant when she was killed. Rebecca's Mother:" She was just glowing, she had that pregnancy glow about her"
At the time of the funeral her mother described the only way Rebecca would ever hold her child. Shifflett's mother: "They delivered the baby when they did the autopsy so the baby is going to be buried in her arms.
prosecutors had asked jurors to come back with a death sentence for the killings of Rebecca "Becky" Shifflett, Chrystal "Chrissy" Willis and Matthew Hines.
Hines was the proprietor of Texarkana's Outback Steakhouse, having worked himself up in the restaurant chain. Shifflett was the general manager and Willis was the assistant manager.
"Stephon Walter went in and carried out a retaliation, revenge killing when he had been written up, reprimanded and fired by the same people he executed," argued Bowie County Assistant District Attorney Mike Shepherd.
"He admitted to his own mother that he was the mastermind of this crime. These murders were done in cold blood. They were ruthless. They were calculating. He's proven to be a thief and a liar and now he's proven to be a violent felon,"
|Upset over his car being repossessed for non payment|
. He entered the building through the front door, armed with his M1 carbine, a .38-caliber revolver, several loaded magazines and his pockets packed with ammunition, and, without saying a word, immediately began shooting with the M1 carbine at two customers at the front counter. Julia Burgess was killed and 25-year-old David Hendrix was wounded by four shots. Walking through the open office he then systematically, though discontinuously moved from desk to desk and shot at the GMAC workers, often deliberately aiming at people hiding under their tables.Drew Woods was the first to be shot at his desk, followed by Cynthia Perry and Barbara Holland nearby, as well as 42-year-old Phyllis Griggs, who was injured. When the GMAC employees realized what was going on, many of them escaped through a back door of the building, while Pough started picking off those ducking for cover, and shot, one after the other, Janice David, Sharon Hall, Jewell Belote, Lee Simonton, Denise Highfill, Ron Echevarria and Nancy Dill.
- Jewell Belote, 50, died on June 27
- Julia White Burgess, 42
- Janice David, 40
- Sharon Louise Hall, 45
- Denise Sapp Highfill, 36
- Barbara Duckwall Holland, 45
- Cynthia L. Perry, 30
- Lee Simonton, 33
- Drew Woods, 38