Man Acts To Protect His Daughter and Now Faces Trial For It

Ben Batterham was at home when an intruder broke into his house.  He confronted Ricky Slater, 34, just outside his daughter’s bedroom.  Slater had just been released from prison before he made what turned out to be the last crime he would ever commit.

Batterham and an unnamed man restrained Slater and then called the police.  When the police arrived, they took Slater to the hospital where he died.  Apparently, at some point Slater’s air was cut off and he passed out.  Now Batterham is in jail awaiting trial.

 We all have the right to protect ourselves – right? If an intruder comes into your home, you are allowed to defend your family and home from the thief. In Australia, Ben Batterham was at home when Ricky Slater, 34, entered the home uninvited –…



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