Good Reasons to Kill



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Good Reasons to Kill #42-46: Christmas Assortment!

All on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, all non-life-threatening injuries: #42: Argued about wedding color scheme (stabbed) #43: Argued over apple fritters (stabbed) #44: Argued about location of the Big Dipper (stabbed) #45: Turned off the Crock-Pot (choked & stabbed) #46: Came…


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Good Reason to Kill #41: Employee of the Month

It's an old story, really: boy believes he should be Employee of the Month, girl is chosen instead, boy and girl argue, boy shoots girl's car. It still seems worth mentioning, though. According to CBS Miami, a Broward County man was…


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Good Reason to Kill #40: Denied Access to Family Cat

Not that it would matter, but the denial was not just out of spite—the cat was apparently in isolation for medical reasons: [The defendant] had just returned home from a Thanksgiving trip, and asked his parents to see the pet…


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Good Reason to Kill #39: Took All the Crab Legs

Now that I'm researching this I see it happened a while ago, but it's still a good reason. The incident took place in August 2011, at the Star Buffet in East Lampeter Township, Pennsylvania. The 48-year-old victim later testified that…


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Good Reason to Kill #38: Peaceful Easy Feeling

There are at least two kinds of people in Charleston, South Carolina: people who like the music of The Eagles, and people who want to kill those people: When police talked to the victim, he said he had been listening…


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Good Reason to Kill #36: Dubstep; and #37: King of Pop

From an Aug. 23 press release by the SF Public Defender's Office: San Francisco, CA — A 52-year-old man accused of smashing a champagne bottle over his 30-year-old coworker’s head after the younger man changed the music from classic Michael Jackson to…


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Good Reason to Kill #35: Missing Can of Shrimp

Not only is this a great reason, it also involves great weaponry. From the Orlando Sentinel: Jayson [L.], 34, of Deltona used a sword to break down a door and threw kitchen knives at family members after his mother's boyfriend…


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Good Reason to Kill #34: Bishop to Queen’s Knight 6, Checkmate

A chess match between neighbors turned into an eight-hour police standoff after a Bellevue man pulled a gun on his opponent early Thursday morning, police said. The man's opponent wisely resigned from the match at that point and departed, after…