Joke’s on al­leged killer clown

Edmonton Sun - - NEWS - — Brad Hunter

A toxic cock­tail of death will be no laugh­ing mat­ter for a sus­pected killer clown.

Pros­e­cu­tors in Florida an­nounced they are seek­ing the death penalty for Sheila Keen-war­ren, 56, who is ac­cused in the May 26, 1990 slay­ing of Mar­lene War­ren, 40.

War­ren went down in a hail of bul­lets cour­tesy of a killer in a clown cos­tume.

Ac­cord­ing to cops and pros­e­cu­tors, the Belle Glade, Fla., case quickly went cold.

In 2017, de­tec­tives linked DNA ev­i­dence to Keen-war­ren.

Af­ter the slay­ing, the sus­pected killer left Florida — and mar­ried the dead woman’s wid­ower. The cou­ple opened a restaurant in Ten­nessee.

Now, pros­e­cu­tors have re­leased 200 pages of ev­i­dence in ad­vance of Keen-war­ren’s 2020 cap­i­tal mur­der trial.

The ev­i­dence is a litany of jail­house let­ters and most chill­ingly — a photo of the sus­pect in a clown cos­tume.

“There are no words to de­scribe how much I love and miss you,” Keen-war­ren wrote her hus­band on May 21.

“I feel so empty in­side and my whole body aches for you. You are a part of me and I al­ways feel you with me, even though you are so many miles away. I long to be in your arms to share all of these feel­ings with you.”

Through­out the stack of let­ters, the sus­pected killer clown pro­claims her in­no­cence.

“I just don’t un­der­stand why we can’t get this night­mare over with,” she wrote her mother on April 9.

Pros­e­cu­tors are seek­ing the death penalty for sus­pected killer clown Sheila Keen-war­ren.

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