Man 'kills girlfriend and posts photo of her dead body on Facebook'

Man 'kills girlfriend and posts photo of her dead body on Facebook'
Published: 2016 May 31 23:25:30 (7772 Views)
A man from Texas allegedly posted two photos of a murder to the Facebook of his girlfriend 43-year-old Jennifer Streit-Spears on Sunday.

Kenneth Alan Amyx, 45, has since been arrested and charged with murder in connection with her death.

Streit-Spears' sister saw the pictures and called police, who had to force their way into the couple's apartment.

Inside they allegedly found the woman stabbed to death and Amyx alive suffering from knife wounds which police believe were self-inflicted, according to CBS11.

Fran Stamley told the broadcaster: "The pictures were not clear although they were extremely scary I just started to reach out to our mutual friends to see if they've heard anything."



The images stayed on Facebook for nearly 36 hours and it reportedly took multiple attempts by the family to have them removed because they didn't "break the rules".

The woman's sister, who told The Daily Dot she wished to remain anonymous, said she was given limited options to have the pictures taken down.

She said: "I did ask them to remove it several times. They told me I could block Jennifer if I didn't like what she posted and gave me other similar options."

A spokesman for Facebook defended their actions claiming graphic photos are not a violation of its policy and even though they were flagged they could not be removed until monitors determined the profile had been hacked.

Amyx has been charged with murder and bail set at US $600,000.



Source - Sun

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