Skip to comments.Sex Offender Kills Self Over Neighborhood Signs
Posted on 04/22/2005 11:19:32 AM PDT by halieus
OCALA, Fla. A convicted sex offender apparently committed suicide in despair over signs posted in his neighborhood calling him a child rapist.
Clovis Claxton (search), 38, was found dead by his father with one of the signs beside his body. It was less than a day after his release from a psychiatric hospital.
His mother blames Marion County (search) Commissioner Randy Harris (search) for her son's death. Harris proposed putting up flyers in the neighborhoods of sex offenders to alert neighbors.
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Somehow I really can't feel bad about this.
Boo freakin' hoo.
If they had those signs in Homasassa maybe that 9 year girl wouldn't have been brutalized.
1 DOWN, UMPTEEN TO GO.....ONE LESS REPEAT OFFENDER TO WORRY ABOUT.
What a shame...
Looks like someone at AP has a soft spot for sex offenders. No mention of the perp's victims. It looks like he wasn't beyond feeling shame.
Are you kidding me?? So he had just got out of the hospital. He killed himself before he could commit again. I say thanks for sparing us court costs and unrealistic, "biased" media coverage. (Oh and I am sorry for his familys loss)
Maybe his fellow preverts will follow his example.
Why the hell was he out of prison?
He won't commit another crime.
Interesting the method of death was not mentioned.
It really is.
He did the right thing.
Sex offenders can't be fixed. Good riddance.
She should be blaming 1) her son, and 2) whoever allowed him to be released from the psych hospital. There's far to much evidence that these people NEVER get well, to be letting them out into society again.
Maybe he killed himself because he couldn't live with what he had done. But of course we have to find someone else to blame.
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