Summary of the video 14 Year Old Killer Thinks He’s Going Home

Executive Summary

Title: 14 Year Old Killer Thinks He’s Going Home


  • Unidentified Police Officers
  • Eldon Samuel III (the 14-year-old suspect)
  • Neighbors and family members of the suspect

Important Points and Facts:

  • On March 24, 2014, a shooting occurred at a residence in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
  • Police found a crime scene with two deceased males: Eldon Samuel Jr. (Junior) and his younger son, Jonathan Samuel.
  • The suspect, Eldon Samuel III, was found outside the house and was taken into custody.
  • Eldon Samuel III admitted to shooting his father and brother with multiple weapons, including a .45 caliber handgun, a shotgun, and a machete.
  • The suspect’s family had a history of domestic violence, drug use, and allegations of abuse.
  • Eldon Samuel III claimed he and his father were preparing for a zombie apocalypse.
  • The suspect expressed a longstanding hatred for his brother, who was autistic, and blamed him for the family’s issues.
  • Eldon Samuel III was tried as an adult and found guilty of second-degree murder for killing his father and first-degree murder for killing his brother.

Actionable Items:

  • The suspect was to be held accountable for his actions through the legal system.
  • The case highlighted the need for addressing domestic violence, child abuse, and mental health issues within families.

Sentiment of the Video:

The sentiment of the video is somber, disturbing, and tragic. It reveals a deeply dysfunctional family environment and a young individual who committed a heinous crime. The interrogation footage shows the suspect’s lack of remorse and understanding of the gravity of his actions, as well as the investigators’ efforts to piece together the events and motives behind the crime. The overall sentiment is one of sadness for the tragic loss of life and the circumstances that led to the crime.

14 Year Old Killer Thinks He’s Going Home