SC - Cathy Galloway, 46, shot to death, Pendleton, 22 Aug 2005
Packed and ready to escape an abusive relationship a woman dies. FOX Carolina’s Jamie Guirola reports, her common law husband stands accused of pulling the trigger before she could get away.
Wearing his green bathrobe investigators haul away Leroy Archie. Archie met Cathy Galloway 18 years ago. Monday, witnesses say, he ended that relationship with three bullets.
Helen Abrams: “First he walked off the porch and I saw a gun in his hand, I thought he was going to kill himself”.
On her way to work, Helen Abrams found Cathy lying in the front yard with one bullet already in her body-- Cathy barely alive.
After saying the “Sinner’s Prayer” Abrams says Archie committed a sin hard to forgive. He aimed his gun at his common-law wife and fired another two shots.
Helen Abrams: “I heard the gun say ‘pow’ and he shot her again while she was laying on the ground dying”.
Neighbors know the couple for its rocky relationship. Cathy tried to end it Monday by walking out. She never expected three bullets would end it for her.
A man accused of murdering his wife sits in jail. The victim’s family hopes the courts don’t let him off the hook again.
FOX Carolina’s Jamie Guirola reports, the first time the suspect sat in jail was 1987. We’re told that’s when he tried to kill his first wife. The maximum punishment, 20 years in jail. Instead he got a couple years probation.
Leroy Archie owns a criminal history dedicated to violence. Monday marks arrest number eight. Witnesses say he shot his common-law wife, Cathy Galloway, three times killing her on their front lawn.
Just when I think that I have seen the most depraved things a human can do to another human, somebody posts a new story...........
Why is it that when a custodial parent fails to provide for a child it is called neglect and is a criminal matter. But when a non custodial parent fails to provide it is called failure to support and is a civil matter?
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