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If you look up Youngstown there is a section of the city marked as “ghetto.”  The population is only about 65,000 but the metro area is a half million.

He was divorced at about 41 after 23 years of marriage.  Around that time in 2011 he was convicted of “drug trafficking.”  He was a supervisor at the GM Lordstown factory (3,500 employees).

His ex-wife’s brother was Corinne Gump’s father.  Corinne Gump and her grandparents were murdered by him (Seman).

His new girlfriend was the mother and the two of them had a two-year old (at the time of the murders).

four counts of rape and four counts of gross sexual imposition

ten counts of aggravated murder, three counts of burglary and three counts of arson

Boy, that video.  I started looking at this thinking Youngstown, that is some pit of a place.  45% white and 45% black; halfway between Cleveland and Pittsburgh.  Three major prisons.  It is cold, damp, and dreary.  It looks very hard and the people are very, very real.

It was maybe 6 hours from a prosecutor standing-up in public and saying something like the following.  “From the age of 5 he groomed her.  First ____; then ____.  And that brave young girl came forward.  But that wasn’t enough…”