Town Square

Post a New Topic

Elarms pleads not guilty in David Lewis killing

Original post made on Jan 6, 2011

A man charged with fatally shooting East Palo Alto community leader David Lewis outside a San Mateo mall in June pleaded not guilty to murder in San Mateo County Superior Court Tuesday afternoon.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, January 5, 2011, 8:58 AM

Comments (1)

 +   Like this comment
Posted by Sally
a resident of another community
on Jan 6, 2011 at 9:32 am

Because of the non-existing details of a motive, I didn't believe that Mr. Elarms was the real suspect, but after reading that his defense is considering a "mental" defense, then he must have really did it!

I don't know Mr. Elarms, but I did know David, he never seemed like a threatening person, his focus was on helping others and living his life to the fullest (when he had a moment to himself).

If Mr. Elarms was now "clean ane sober" and a changed man, what could possess him to jeapordize his freedom at such a late age, to murder David Lewis of all people?

What could have been that bad?

Still shocked and confused.


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

I Told My Mom She's Dying
By Chandrama Anderson | 13 comments | 2,558 views

Grab a Bowl of Heaven soon in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 1,948 views

Quick Check List for UC Applications
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 1,306 views

Campaign Endorsements: Behind the Curtain
By Douglas Moran | 3 comments | 814 views

Mothers, daughters, books, and boxes
By Sally Torbey | 2 comments | 317 views