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www.wmfd.com - The girlfriend of an Australian student murdered, Sarah Harper, talks with CNN's Randi Kaye }}" />

   
 
 
Girlfriend Of Slain Australian Athlete Speaks Out

Story By: Larry Stine

 

 

 
 
 
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  Originally Published on: 8/22/2013

Fifteen-year-old James Edwards, 16-year-old Chancey Luna and 17-year-old Michael Jones, are charged with killing an Australian student because "They were bored." Randi Kaye reports on the disturbing details emerging about Chris Lane's teenaged killers. "There's no way to describe what happened, I mean, it's the hardest thing you could ever imagine happening." Sarah Harper is speaking out about the horrifying killing of her boyfriend, Chris Lane, a 23-year-old Australian baseball player living in Oklahoma. "There's still a lot of shock and disbelief, and a lot of anger and sadness," says Harper. Harper and Lane's family are trying to make sense of this tragedy, as new details emerge about the three teens charged with his death. Just three days before the shooting, James Edwards, the youngest of the three, tweeted he and his friends were ready to take some lives. Back in April, he posted "90 percent of white people are nasty." And, in this video posted on The Vine in May, Edwards is seen showing off an assault rifle. It was the oldest suspect who admitted their twisted motive to police. "He basically said we were at the house, the young man run by the house, someone said there's our target, they got in the car, followed him and shot him. We were bored," said Duncan Police Chief Danny Ford. Randi Kaye asks, "Bored? They did it for fun?" "That's it," said Chief Ford. "They did it for sport? asked Kaye. "That's right," said Chief Ford. Killed for sport, leaving family and loved ones to pick up the pieces. "It's just so surreal that anybody could do something like this," says Harper. "He was an amazing person that was taken way too soon." The oldest suspect told police where they tossed the gun but when investigators searched the apartment complex they didn't find it. They did find ammunition hidden in their car though and another gun, a shotgun, hidden under the spare tire.
   
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