81-year-old ‘serial slingshot shooter’ dies after being launched from jail | EUROtoday

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Prince King, the 81-year-old man arrested final week after police accused him of utilizing a slingshot to terrorize his California neighbors for almost a decade, died after being launched from jail.

The Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner stated the person died at a personal residence on Wednesday, in accordance with KABC. His explanation for dying is unknown.

King was taken into custody on Thursday. During a court docket look on Tuesday, he pleaded not responsible to a number of counts of vandalism and was launched on his personal recognizance, which means he was allowed to depart jail earlier than his trial with out having to pay bail. A decide ordered him to remain 200 yards away from his dwelling in Azusa and never make contact with victims.

Additionally, he was advised he couldn’t possess any lethal weapons together with a slingshot.

He had been charged with felony counts and misdemeanors.

Police say the aged man used metallic ball bearings to “victimize” his neighbors, breaking home windows and automobile windshields. He got here near hitting folks, police stated.

King’s attorneys stated that he suffered from a number of medical illnesses. He left jail to go decide up medicines, the outlet reported. He’d been scheduled to look again in court docket for a preliminary listening to on June 17.

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