77-year-old man released from prison for being too old to be violent kills woman
Albert Flick, a 77-year-old man, who was said to be too old to be dangerous, has been arrested for killing a woman identified as Kimberly Dobbie while her twin sons watched in horror. In 2010, Flick was arrested for assault, but he was released after being deemed too old to pose a threat to anyone, despite a history of violence against women in his past.
The 77-year-old man is now facing 25 years or life in prison after the jury for the case gave a guilty verdict for committing another crime four years after his release. According to BBC, four years after he was released in 2010, the culprit was charged for killing 48-year-old Dobbie. He was convicted for her murder in July 2018. It was said that Flick had stabbed Dobbie outside a laundromat in Lewiston, Maine, while her 11-year-old twin sons watched the incident in horror a few feet away. In a new development, it is being said that things might be different this time around and he might finally go to jail for his crime. General Robert Ellis, the Maine assistant attorney, revealed in a statement that the family and friends of the deceased woman were gratified about the jury's guilty verdict, which took less than an hour. Ellis said: "We and the family and friends of Kim Dobbie are very gratified with the jury verdict. Flick stabbed her to death in a similar fashion to how he murdered his wife Sandra in 1979. At least there is some level of justice in his conviction." Flick's crime of violence against women list is long. In 1979, he was sentenced to 25 years in prison for stabbing his wife to death, but he was released 20 years later, not completing his sentence. He was put behind bars again in 2007, for stabbing another woman with a fork, and again in 2010, for assaulting a woman. It was in 2010, that he was deemed to old too commit any more crimes.