Skip to comments.Bethesda murder trial: Tunnels under house a ‘death trap,’ prosecutors say
Posted on 04/11/2019 4:34:26 AM PDT by COBOL2Java
Beckwitt’s attorney, Robert Bonsib has characterized the tunnels as a do-it-yourself version of Cold War-era bomb shelters, saying Beckwitt was concerned about the nuclear threat from North Korea. Bonsib has also called his client an “unusual individual.” Beckwitt addressed a 2016 hacker conference wearing a flame-retardant suit in which he gave a presentation on destroying electronics. (Michail S. via YouTube)
Daniel Beckwitt, 27, is on trial regarding the tunnels created below the home where he lived.
In opening statements Wednesday, prosecutor Marybeth Ayres said 21-year-old Askia Khafra perished in an electrical fire in September 2017 because he was stuck in a death trap created by this defendant. She repeatedly said that Beckwitt valued secrecy over safety for the tunnel project.
Khafra, of Silver Spring, would be blindfolded and driven to what he was told was a site near Lake Anna in Virginia, prosecutors said. He would go into the tunnels for several days at a time, where he had a television, a bed and food. Prosecutors said he was found naked because he used wet wipes for showering, and was in the middle of cleaning himself when he felt he needed to escape.
They said extreme hoarding conditions in the home blocked possible exit routes.
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This excerpt is psychobabble.
How so? Are you familiar with the story?
No ... because this is psychobabble. (too early, more coffee)
That’s the stupidest response I’ve received in a long time - congratulations!
Sounds like an accident - was either of these men a civil engineer?
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