White US Army Veteran Charged Over Black Man’s Murder Case :- A white US Army veteran faced terror and racism charges on Monday as he was indicted for stabbing a 66-year-old black man. James Jackson, 28, “crowded the streets of New York for 3 days in search of that black person to assassinate to launch a campaign of terrorism against our community as well as the values we celebrate,” District Cyrus Vance said in a statement.
US Army Veteran Charged Over Black Man’s Murder
The victim, Timothy Caughman, who was a gentleman as well as a good neighbour was collecting bottles for recycling last week when he was attacked from behind with a sword. He bleeding, into a police station and later died at a hospital. Jackson was in court Monday, charged with murder as an act of terrorism. Jackson did not speak and had no comment. Friends of Caughman, who grew up in Queens, said he was a decent man who didn’t deserve this death.
Jackson, who surrendered, told police he selected New York to start a killing rampage. His victim, a former youth leader who spent most days returning bottles for five cents each, lived in a humble hotel room for two decades.
A law enforcement official: “He told the cops, ‘I’ve hated black men since I was a kid. I’ve had these feelings since I was young. I hate black men.'”
“Tim Caughman did not deserve to die like that,” said Clark. “Nobody does. I mean, come on, we’re black, white or brown- We all are united.” Carl outside court after seeing Jackson. “It really hurts me to see that man. I will punish him”.
In an interview, Jackson said, he would rather have killed “a young thug”. Jackson raised in the liberal family said his society is “1950s America.” Jackson was in the Army from 2009 to 12 and worked as an analyst. In 2010-11, he earned medals and attained the rank of specialist. He is charged with murder as a hate crime. His attorney, Sam said if the allegations are close to being true, “then we’re going to address the issues that are present in this case.”