70 YEARS: Montana Homeowner Who “Baited” Burglar Sentenced
By Bob Owens
We covered the trial and the guilty verdict of Markus Kaarma in December. Kaarma was the Missoula, Montana, homeowner who was angry because burglars had hit his opened garage on several occasions, and so he set an intentional trap. He even publicly stated his desire to lure in a burglar and kill him.
Unfortunately, his trap was successful, and when thieving foreign exchange student Diren Dede set off Kaarma’s motion detector hoping to swipe some beer, Kaarma blindly blasted his way into the garage with a shotgun, killing the unarmed 17-year-old burglar with his fourth shot.
Kaarma attempted a “castle doctrine” defense …read more
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