If you've been reading this site for over 13 years, you might remember a post I wrote about a guy I used to work with at Kmart, "Chris." Word on the street was that he was a kiddie fiddler, but it wasn't clear to me if that was really true or if people were just saying that because he was clearly (if not openly) teh ghey.
I observed him trying to get every little boy who came through his line to give him a high five, but I wasn't sure if that meant anything. Most of the guys who worked there were in the 16-18 age range and avoided him like the plague. I was a very large 24-year-old black guy (with a degree lol). If worse came to worst, I might have ended up on the evening news for committing a "hate crime."
In the comments section, a young (-er) Combat Jack tried looking him up in some online sex offender database that he'd recently written about. He didn't find anything, but that might be because he was searching for the stage name the guy used in his gospel singing group.
Fast forward umpteen years later. I'm reading an article in the Riverfront Times, an alt-weekly here in the STL, about some nutty teh ghey guy who used a samurai sword to kill a guy. Come to find out, the guy who got killed was none other than Pedo Chris from Kmart. Oh no!
The guy who killed him said that Pedo Chris tried to raep him. He was 29 and Chris was 55. (Reading that made me feel old.) But who knows what really went down. The samurai assassin was crazier than a mofo. He'd been known to bust weird dance moves at a local intersection during morning rush hour, as one does. There was a segment about it on the evening news, a while back.
Here's a link to the article:
The Samurai Killer of South St. Louis [Riverfront Times]
And here's a video of the killer doing his thing: