Excerpts from a taped interrogation by Prince William County Detective Samuel Walker with teen-age sniper suspect Lee Boyd Malvo in November 2002:
Malvo: "I'll talk about this, but I
Walker: "Have you decided that you
want to take the blame for all of
this? I mean, have you? Because if
you have not decided that you want
to take the blame for all of this, OK,
he's already incriminated."
Malvo: "Well I don't put the blame
on anyone. We both are already
incriminated. I know the evidence
that you found in the car. ..."
Malvo and Walker discuss the
shooting of Dean H. Meyers at a
gas station near Manassas, Va., on
Oct. 9 of last year.
Walker: "OK, now let me ask you
this question, OK, he's pumping
gas, OK. Is he facing you or is his
back to you or?"
Malvo: "He's in more of a diagonal,
Walker: "He's sideways?"
Malvo: "Like this, his body twisted
sideways so I couldn't get a body
Walker: "You couldn't get a body
shot, so you had to go for the
Walker: "When he was hit, OK, what
did he do? What happened?
Malvo: "He went down. I just saw
the body started falling. I didn't
stay around and watch it go down.
Walker: "Obviously you guys
weren't working right during that
Malvo: "It was work."
Walker: "You were working?"
Malvo: "Um huh."
Walker: "How were you working? I
mean other than the work that you
were doing, other than the shootings."
The Malvo interrogation
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