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Defense testimony at Menlo Park murder trial paints picture of alleged killer as obsessed with work and intolerant of women

Original post made on Mar 2, 2023

Last week, the court heard from a former friend of Francis Wolke, who's on trial for the killing of Kathy Hughes Anderson in Menlo Park.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 1:39 PM

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Posted by Optimist Pessimist Realist
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Mar 2, 2023 at 12:51 pm

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This is mind-bogglingly horrifying. Yet at base it’s another case of homicidal misogyny. I’d like to know how he zeroed in on Ms. Hughes Anderson.

Posted by Speak your truth
a resident of Barron Park
on Mar 2, 2023 at 9:41 pm

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This was shocking . I dare say .
Thank you though for this difficult humbling article. I couldn’t gather information for it or write about it . I did not like to read it and wonder why in earth I’m responding . It is a tale of woe
My thought is that this young man W with all due respect (could have been suffering) ( is ) from a brain health issue . What’s happening to him now I wonder … If I missed it in plain sight , my apologies . I think it may not be allowed to write about it in diagnostic terms ? I think it’s important information as De - stigmatization efforts grow in our society . Everyone needs a good friend right ?? I’d say especially when one is showing signs extreme sick habits and anti social erratic behavior . Anyone with a brain health issue may go from say a Dr. Jeckyll - to a Mr. Hyde. That calls for prudent swift wise action . There is so much to this story and all I can say is “there but for the Grace of God go I .”
What a nightmare . Ultimately , may I heartfully thank all who help others and are compassionate to others who are not in their right mind . I pray for continued break throughs in our society to recognize when one needs help . I hope for increase brain health treatments and healing for those that are very, very sick . I am so sorry for all those involved in this remorseful episode of dire tragedy .Especially sorry for W and his family Its so truly hard to understand this happened and so heart breaking . Thank God that with help and medicine, both spiritual and medical , and a host of millions of other things some people suffering from an extreme state of illness can be taken care of in life or death moments and be restored and safe. I hope we all can take good care of each other , especially those who are not in their right minds so as to help prevent such atrocities. I believe we can . There is so much to do . So much to learn . So much to give .

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