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911 call: 'He was talking kinda babble,' says relative of shooting suspect
CNN ^ | Wed February 6, 2013 | CNN Staff

Posted on 02/07/2013 10:28:55 AM PST by Valpal1

The Saturday afternoon call from Routh's sister, Laura Blevins, came from her home in Midlothian, some 30 miles southeast of Fort Worth, after Routh, she said, had come to visit her and her husband. "He's left now, but he told me that he's committed a murder, and I'm terrified for my life because I don't know if he's going to come back here," Blevins says in the call, her words spilling out in a torrent of worry. "I don't know if he's being honest with me."

Asked for detail, she says, "He says that he killed two guys. They went out to a shooting range. Like, he's all crazy. He's f****** psychotic. I'm sorry for my language. I don't know if he's on drugs or not."

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: 911emergency; chriskyle; crime; eddierayrouth; guncontrol; routh
Asked whether Routh had been known to drink or take drugs, Gaines Blevins said, "Yeah, he's been known to drink in the past -- and smoke pot."

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Last September 2, Routh was crying, shirtless, shoeless and smelling of alcohol when police caught up with him walking the streets of his hometown of Lancaster, Texas.

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"He said they were out shooting target practice and he couldn't trust them so he killed them before they could kill him. He said he couldn't trust anyone anymore; everyone was out to get him."

I think this is not PTSD but misdiagnosed severe mental illness possibly schizophrenia, self medicating with alcohol and pot.

1 posted on 02/07/2013 10:29:03 AM PST by Valpal1
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To: Valpal1

I agree.


2 posted on 02/07/2013 10:46:01 AM PST by GrootheWanderer
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To: Valpal1

I feel sorry for his family, and his sister, who made this distressing call, will be marked by this for life.


3 posted on 02/09/2013 3:58:54 AM PST by BlackVeil
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