Thursday, January 19, 2012
John Bosler: Parents Stand By Son Who Assaulted Them
By Paul Friswold
on Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 10:23 AM
assaulted his parents
in February of 2011 after an argument about his continued unemployment, was sentenced to a 120-day prison treatment program yesterday. He will not be in the general population during his sentence, and he'll move to a halfway house upon successful completion of the term -- this despite beating his 69-year-old father about the head with a metal pipe and stabbing him with a kitchen knife, and then slashing his 56-year-old mother.
Bosler pleaded guilty to three charges of second-degree assault back in October, and yet both his mother and father stood by his side during the sentencing. There's something terribly sad about a grown man who can't find work turning on his parents in such a violent way, and it's only compounded by the show of parental support. Desperate times breed desperate men, and that prison time is only going to complicate his job search.
John Bosler, the 33-year old House Springs man who