Page 3 of 4Meiners and Johnson were friends. (Nothing in the court records suggests they were intimate). On the night in question, the young man asked the county lawyer for a ride to King's house at 5726 Waterman Boulevard, on the premise that Johnson needed to do laundry there. But it was a trap: Johnson and King were planning to rob him.
Some of the clearest sounds coming from the recording are the victim's multiple please for someone to help him and for someone to call 911.... Luke Meiners begged for his life repeatedly. Luke suffered a terrifying several minutes as he fought for his life. Luke Meiners had a long time to know he was going to die.
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