Marshall Lee Giles Jr. Murdered Sleeping Father, ‘Smiled and Laughed’ as Charges Read

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Marshall Lee Giles Jr. Murdered Sleeping Father, ‘Smiled and Laughed’ as Charges Read (Photo credit: Bexar County Sheriff’s Office)

Jesus take the wheel:  Marshall Lee Giles Jr. (Lee Giles Jr.), 19, was arrested after killing his father, Marshall Lee Giles, with an ax as he slept in his San Antonio, TX, home Wednesday. Police found Giles hiding in the crawlspace of the home, cradling a long-handled hatchet. Marshall Lee Giles Jr. was booked after confessing to his father’s murder and began to “smile and laugh” as officers read the charges against him. He was originally booked on $20,000 bond and an aggravated assault charge, but the charges will be upgraded to murder and his bail will be significantly higher.

 

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 Marshall Lee Giles Jr. Murdered Sleeping Father, Smiled and Laughed as Charges Read
Janet Shan is a freelance journalist and managing editor of the Hinterland Gazette, who is working on her first novel, a mystery based in the hills on Montego Bay.