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Idaho teen held in solitary for months after murder charges
Idaho teen held in solitary for months after murder charges

The crime was so awful that readers of the local paper in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, complained that the details were too graphic to print. "Blood everywhere," one officer noted in a police report, describing the apartment where he'd found blood on the floor, blood on the ceiling and the bloody body of a boy on his dead father's lap.  In a confession at the police station, 14-year-old Eldon Gale Samuel III told an interrogator that he shot his father, Eldon Samuel Jr., 46, after his father had beaten him and told him to "get out," according to court records. Then the teen turned a shotgun on his brother, Jonathan, 13, who was hiding under...

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