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New Mexico homeschooled teen Nehemiah Griego accused of murdering family constantly wore camo
New York Daily News ^ | January 21, 2013 | Erik Ortiz

Posted on 01/21/2013 6:55:15 AM PST by Zakeet

The 15-year-old was charged with two counts of murder and three counts of child abuse for the Saturday slayings, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department said. In a social media profile, Nehemiah called himself a ‘fun loving guy.’

The New Mexico 15-year-old accused of fatally shooting his parents and three innocent siblings constantly wore camouflage gear, neighbors said after the murders rocked the tiny town in the outskirts of Albuquerque.

Nehemiah Griego was "fairly quiet, not real rowdy that we could tell,” neighbor Jerry Crites told

CBS affiliate KRQE in Albuquerque. “He seemed to be just a normal kid walking up and down the road.”

RELATED: TEEN ACCUSED OF GUNNING DOWN 5 PEOPLE, INCLUDING 3 CHILDREN, INSIDE N.M. HOME

The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department says Griego used multiple weapons, including a military-type assault rifle, when he allegedly gunned down his family Saturday night in rural South Valley, just outside Albuquerque.

Cops say he shot his pastor dad, Greg Griego, 51; his father's wife Sara Griego, 40; and three of their children: a 9-year-old boy, Zephania Griego, and daughters Jael Griego, 5, and Angelina Griego, 2.

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: New Mexico
KEYWORDS: banglist; crime; homeschool; newmexico; partisanmediashills; shooting
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Pastor Grego shown directly above ... you can find a petition to ban assault weapons to sign in the second article ... presumably petitions to ban home schooling and camo clothing will follow shortly!

1 posted on 01/21/2013 6:55:25 AM PST by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet

People around here practically live in camo.

Should I be concerned?


2 posted on 01/21/2013 6:57:19 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Zakeet
Cops say he shot his pastor dad, Greg Griego, 51; his father's wife Sara Griego, 40

What a shock - divorce is involved in yet another damaged child.

3 posted on 01/21/2013 6:59:02 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: dirtboy

Divorce + SSRI’s?


4 posted on 01/21/2013 7:01:23 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Zakeet

-—— constantly wore camouflage gear,-——

The lad is just confused. He thought he was one of Richard Trumka’s striking mine workers.


5 posted on 01/21/2013 7:03:17 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....The fairest Deduction to be reduced is the Standard Deduction)
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To: Zakeet

Why is it significatn he was home schooled? Just for the ‘wow’ factor or was it truly an important element?


6 posted on 01/21/2013 7:04:00 AM PST by SoftballMominVA
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To: Zakeet

Bastards just had to get that Home schooled in there as if it had anything to do with what happened!!


7 posted on 01/21/2013 7:05:00 AM PST by ontap
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To: ontap

I was going to say the same thing. “Homeschooled” right in the title as if it is one of the most important elements of the crime. See, those home-schooling wackos are producing homocidal kids. Its playing on prejudice to sell papers, pure and simple.


8 posted on 01/21/2013 7:09:34 AM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: cripplecreek

Is it assault camo?
If so, be very concerned.


9 posted on 01/21/2013 7:13:59 AM PST by EEGator
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To: EEGator

Well I just saw my neighbor get into his truck wearing camo and carrying a gun.

I gotta call the FBI, I’ll be back.


10 posted on 01/21/2013 7:16:26 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Zakeet

If wearing camo and carrying guns means you are a killer, than our entire community would be dead. And I’m not referring to the military community. We live in rural NC.


11 posted on 01/21/2013 7:17:55 AM PST by USMCWife6869
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To: SoftballMominVA

Wasn’t it mentioned that Adam Lanza’s mother home school him also? They are after our arms and our kids.


12 posted on 01/21/2013 7:18:50 AM PST by PJammers (I can't help it... It's my idiom!)
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To: USMCWife6869

*then


13 posted on 01/21/2013 7:19:26 AM PST by USMCWife6869
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To: SoftballMominVA

Perhaps because dear old Dad went the “Cho cure” route i.e. wacked out exorcisms, to help his mentally ill son instead of taking him to a hospital.


14 posted on 01/21/2013 7:20:53 AM PST by KantianBurke (Where was the Tea Party when Dubya was spending like a drunken sailor?)
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To: ontap

The leftist press’s implication that “guns don’t kill people, homeschooling does” really doesn’t help the anti-Constitutionalists cause though, does it?


15 posted on 01/21/2013 7:23:10 AM PST by glennaro
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To: Zakeet

Wow, a Leftist’s Trifecta!

Assault Weapons, Christians, and Home Schoolers.


16 posted on 01/21/2013 7:24:00 AM PST by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: SoftballMominVA

I totally agree with you - from what I’ve read I’ve seen nothing of significance for that to have been included in the headline.


17 posted on 01/21/2013 7:24:23 AM PST by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: cripplecreek

“If you see something, say something.”

Love - “Big” Janet N.


18 posted on 01/21/2013 7:26:22 AM PST by EEGator
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To: PJammers

Both this child and Adam Lanza were products of what used to be called a broken home, where the adults can’t keep their pants on


19 posted on 01/21/2013 7:26:58 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: KantianBurke; SoftballMominVA
Perhaps because dear old Dad went the “Cho cure” route i.e. wacked out exorcisms, to help his mentally ill son instead of taking him to a hospital.

That's not home schooling - that's child abuse.

20 posted on 01/21/2013 7:27:24 AM PST by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: dirtboy
Where did you get the idea that there was divorce? For the life of me, I'll never understand why people on both sides of the political spectrum rush to try to categorize people that do these terrible things.

DUers are orgasmic that this was a Christian Homeschool Family.

Here, some Freepers were rushing to categorize them as godless Democrat public school divorced drug heads before all the information was out.

That type of behavior is ridiculously stupid when either side does it.

21 posted on 01/21/2013 7:27:42 AM PST by Jgerald
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To: Opinionated Blowhard
Its playing on prejudice to sell papers, pure and simple.

Or else it's the left's next target in the "Fundamental Transformation" of America (after the second amendment is gone).

22 posted on 01/21/2013 7:28:52 AM PST by Washi (Socialism is Slavery)
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To: SoftballMominVA

Because it, along with all of the other statist “catch phrases” in the article serve to further alienate the states followers from those considered the enemy. In their world, horrible things are the result of anything that reeks of individualism. Home school and you produce “unsocially adjusted children”, wearing camo indicated you think about killing people all the time, having a semiautomatic rifle means you will be lulled by it’s siren song into doing the deed...


23 posted on 01/21/2013 7:36:23 AM PST by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: Zakeet

The mentally ill are seldom stupid. This sick twisted person knows that the press will blame guns, homeschooling, his parents but not him. He will get his name and picture spread through out the world. The media will use him for their anti-gun agenda like they used Levi Johnson against Palin.


24 posted on 01/21/2013 7:37:50 AM PST by MCF
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To: glennaro

Have you noticed who’s in the Whitehouse? How many are dependant upon the state?


25 posted on 01/21/2013 7:38:04 AM PST by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: Jgerald

It’s the father’s wife language, the 10 year age differential the age difference between the 15 year old the little ones, all adds up to second marriage, not cool for a man of God


26 posted on 01/21/2013 7:47:35 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Zakeet

Some of these sheltered people scare me. They have never been to a small town down South....LOL! I would bet I could go to Wal-Mart and see no less than 5 people wearing Camo right now.....


27 posted on 01/21/2013 7:49:55 AM PST by jakerobins
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To: yldstrk

In other articles she is referred to as his mother (as in he killed his mother) and that there are a total of 10 children, but not all were home at the time.


28 posted on 01/21/2013 7:56:09 AM PST by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: USMCWife6869

I thought everyone knew that evil Military Industrial Complex was placing subliminal messages in the complex weave, lines, and patterns of Camo. Only psycho’s can decipher it.

The message in this case was ‘Kill your family so we can ban assault weapons’.


29 posted on 01/21/2013 7:56:16 AM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: dirtboy

What makes you think the parents were divorced? Not true from what I’ve read.


30 posted on 01/21/2013 7:56:28 AM PST by toldyou (Even if the voices aren't real, they have some pretty good ideas.)
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To: Zakeet

He got his dad’s ears.


31 posted on 01/21/2013 7:57:42 AM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Zakeet

Greg Griego’s brother was a former state senator:

http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/legDetailsArchive.aspx?SponsorCode=SGRIR


32 posted on 01/21/2013 8:00:14 AM PST by toldyou (Even if the voices aren't real, they have some pretty good ideas.)
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To: cripplecreek

I think the message that you are supposed to pick up is to be very concerned. Do you not see the American flag? The Cammo, and hear the word: Homeschooler?

You should be running for your life.. not posting on a Republican terrorist website.


33 posted on 01/21/2013 8:03:11 AM PST by Truth2012
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To: Gabz

two families, 10 children


34 posted on 01/21/2013 8:04:49 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: USMCWife6869
Be wary of those who wear “camo” , “act Ninja”, “dress in black” for no apparent reason. These are indicators that something is not copiststic, there is an obvious deviation from the norm. We have to learn to look for it and report it.
35 posted on 01/21/2013 8:05:38 AM PST by Gertie
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To: USMCWife6869
Be wary of those who wear “camo” , “act Ninja”, “dress in black” for no apparent reason. These are indicators that something is not copiststic, there is an obvious deviation from the norm. We have to learn to look for it and report it.
36 posted on 01/21/2013 8:05:58 AM PST by Gertie
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To: yldstrk

Maybe, maybe not.


37 posted on 01/21/2013 8:09:56 AM PST by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: Jgerald

The left are simply anti-Christian/anti-God, so will have a kneejerk negative response to anything that they viscerally know God desires.


38 posted on 01/21/2013 8:11:06 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: SoftballMominVA

The press is trying to make the case that he’s a killer because somehow he’s ‘conservative’. When it comes out that he worshiped Satan the press will give that a pass... All the school killers were democrats - the prison system is waaaay over 90% democrat, and so are Chicago street gangs.

The press doesn’t want the connections made between criminals and democrats so they’ll attempt to do their ‘everyone does it’ bullshit.


39 posted on 01/21/2013 8:11:26 AM PST by GOPJ ( Gang members breaking down YOUR door- daughter and wife screaming for help - Dems took YOUR gun....)
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To: Jgerald
Where did you get the idea that there was divorce?

Because the 40 year old woman is referred to as the husband's wife, not the shooter's mother. Sorry for going with the information as presented. BTW, the local papers says she is the shooter's mom, so I will see what comes out over the next few days.

40 posted on 01/21/2013 8:15:25 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: Jgerald

I din’t know if all this is true, but I thought I would throw it out there. I found it on a blog in response to gun control. Here it is.
Yes they were all mentally deranged, but they were also progressive liberal Democrats.

Ft Hood mass murderer: Registered Democrat and outspoken Muslim

Columbine mass murderers: They were too young to vote, but both of their families were registered Democrats, and progressive liberals

Virginia Tech mass murderer: Wrote hate mail to President Bush, and to his staff; a registered Democrat

Colorado Theater mass murderer: Registered Democrat; staff worker on the Obama campaign; Occupy Wall Street participant; progressive liberal

Sandy Hook mass murderer: Registered Democrat; hated Christians

It occurs to me that we should join the current hysteria; the evidence shows that all registered Democrats should be confiscated. We know who they are- ~ they’re registered!

Why is it that not one of the disturbed and evil men who steal guns, then go and kill movie-goers and children in school, has ever been identified as a conservative NRA member


41 posted on 01/21/2013 8:19:01 AM PST by Bitsy
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To: glennaro

Tragic any death, man, woman, child at the hands of another. The news that someone guns down 5, 18, 26 or 100 is sickening. Everyday at the hands of another there are deaths by vehicle by someone with no weapon except the car that he/she is legally or illegally driving under the influence of a legal or illegal substance. So how does alcohol or marijuana law keep this individual from this killing spree. How many everyday? It’s not the gun nor the vehicle it is the perpetrator. Get it right people!


42 posted on 01/21/2013 8:19:31 AM PST by janee (janee)
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To: Jgerald

Oops, this is the local paper article, the NY Daily News says she was the shooter’s mom. I tend to put more credence in the local papers with these kind of events. Other posters are saying there were two families involved here.


43 posted on 01/21/2013 8:21:53 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: Zakeet

Tragic any death, man, woman, child at the hands of another. The news that someone guns down 18, 26 or 100 is sickening. Everyday at the hands of another there are deaths by vehicle by someone with no weapon except the car that he/she is legally or illegally driving under the influence of a legal or illegal substance. So how does alcohol or marijuana law keep this individual from this killing spree? How many die at his/her hands everyday? It’s not the gun nor the vehicle it is the perpetrator. Get it right people!


44 posted on 01/21/2013 8:22:28 AM PST by janee (janee)
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To: Zakeet

Tragic any death, man, woman, child at the hands of another. The news that someone guns down 18, 26 or 100 is sickening. Everyday at the hands of another there are deaths by vehicle by someone with no weapon except the car that he/she is legally or illegally driving under the influence of a legal or illegal substance. So how does alcohol or marijuana law keep this individual from this killing spree? How many die at his/her hands everyday? It’s not the gun nor the vehicle it is the perpetrator. Get it right people!


45 posted on 01/21/2013 8:22:50 AM PST by janee (janee)
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To: Zakeet
“He seemed to be just a normal kid walking up and down the road.”

I wouldn't call "walking up and down the road", normal. He probably spent a lot of time watching "wall to wall" cable new coverage of other massacres and just wanted a piece of the action.

46 posted on 01/21/2013 8:45:28 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (HealthCare IS NOT a right. The RIGHT to keep and bear arms is.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
I wouldn't call "walking up and down the road", normal.

Why not? Kids around here do it all the time, including my own daughter.

Look, I'm not saying the kid was normal, but walking up and down the road is not a sign of abnormality.

47 posted on 01/21/2013 8:54:02 AM PST by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: yldstrk

two families, 10 children

Where did you read that? Everything that has been reported said that they had 10 children together...not blended families.


48 posted on 01/21/2013 9:04:07 AM PST by toldyou (Even if the voices aren't real, they have some pretty good ideas.)
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To: Zakeet
What is the difference between:

"military-type assault rifle",

"assault rifle",

"Rifle".

49 posted on 01/21/2013 9:09:32 AM PST by hummingbird
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To: Zakeet
An American Flag at the door.

Is he photographing himself? What does he have in his hand?

50 posted on 01/21/2013 9:12:29 AM PST by hummingbird
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