Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Justin Hammer 'killed and sawed apart his girlfriend's ex-boyfriend then disposed of body parts in cement buckets'....In self-defence

An Oklahoma man accused of murdering the ex-boyfriend of his girlfriend and then dismembering the corpse has been refused bail.

A Garvin County judge denied bond Tuesday for Justin Hammer, who is charged with first-degree murder in the August 7 death of Brandon Duran.

Hammer has pleaded not guilty and claims he was acting in self defence when he used a shotgun to shoot Duran in the face.

Hammer told authorities he shot Duran after Duran forced his way into his home and threatened him, court documents show.

However, testimony indicated that Hammer may have planned the killing in advance, reported the Pauls Valley Democrat. Read More