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Many tragedies that are human created by haphazard acts of Nature extend amok.

But overly usually person calamities tend to be synthetic, especially in the violent justice system. That’s what provides occurred within the so-called “Mineola swingers club” case. As outlined by Michael Hall, within his newest Nevada Monthly post concerning the case entitled “Trial and problem,” this justice that is criminal set about in 2005 as soon as Margie Cantrell, a profession “foster mom” (27 adopted young ones over 36 years) exactly who either fled or moved from Ca to Florida in 2004, went to the Mineola authorities Department, based in wooden County (only north of Tyler), and informed law enforcement that a couple of the foster kiddies was obligated to conduct “sex programs” at a escape group, a local “swingers’ club.”

Us set the cast of characters who have made it all possible: Judge Jack Skeen, Jr., who presides over the 241st District Court in Tyler, Smith County, Texas, and who has presided over all the criminal trials flowing out the Mineola swinger club case; Smith County District Attorney Matt Bingham who has prosecuted all the defendants thus far put to trial in the case; Sergeant Philip Kemp, the Texas Ranger and lead investigator in the case; Shauntel Mayo, Jamie Pittman, Patrick “Booger Red” Kelly, Dennis Pittman, Sheila Sones, and Jimmy Sones, the six defendants indicted in 2007 in the case before we get into the core facts of this legal nightmare, let.

Three of the defendants, Mayo, Pittman and escort girl Odessa Kelly, were found guilty in 2008 while a last defendant, Dennis Pittman, ended up being found guilty month that is last.

All had been sentenced to life jail time, even though convictions of Shauntel Mayo and Jamie Pittman’s convictions were reversed the 2009 June by the Circuit Court that is 14th of.

And, last but not least, you’ll find the five so-called child sex-related abuse patients whoever testimony alone—without any actual research or adult testimony corroboration—produced a few beliefs in such a case. Read More »