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Florida Senior Dies Almost 60 Year After Getting Shot In The Neck

A 77-year-old Florida pastor died from septic shock, a urinary tract infection, and paraplegia…all ailments caused from a gunshot wound to the neck that happened to the poor man when he was 19-years-old.

CBS 12 says the death of the pastor, John Henry Barrett, has been ruled a homicide according to the Palm Beach County Medical Examiner’s report. It wasn’t until nearly 60 years after the incident, the senior died from his injuries. Bizarre!

Barrett was a pastor at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Pahokee for over 30 years. It was on May of this year when he passed away,  but the medical examiner continued to look into Barrett’s medical records far after his passing, determining it wasn’t from “natural causes”.

Unfortunately, detectives have looked into his case from 1958, the year he was shot and determined they couldn’t arrest the shooter for homicide, due to “double jeopardy”.



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