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July 8, 2002

Murdered boy 'was the devil'

by Feòrag

A Philadelphia man told detectives that he killed his eight-year-old son because the boy was really the devil. George O'Hara told investigators the child had been calling him all kinds of names.

The guy was giving me problems. That is why I kill him. Sir, what if he really is the devil? O'Hara asked homicide detectives, [Assistant District Attorney Jodi] Lobel said.
Do you believe that your son is the devil? Police Detective Raleigh Witcher Jr. asked.
Yes, responded O'Hara, whose shoes, pants and sweater were soaked in his son's blood during police questioning after his arrest, according to investigators.
He is a devil. Don't tell anybody. That is between me and you. But he is a devil, O'Hara said, according to Lobel.

The child was stabbed over 100 times. Man said his son was the devil - The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 3rd 2002.

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