Eric Brandon gets life in prison for shooting dead stepson for playing video games too loudly

12 December 2013 8:57 PM

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Eric Brandon gets life in prison for shooting dead stepson for playing video games too loudly

A MAN who shot dead his stepson for playing video games too loudly has been sentenced to life in jail.

Koser and a friend were playing video games one Sunday afternoon when Brandon asked them to keep it down. When the boys continued to play loudly, Brandon retrieved his shotgun and opened fire on his stepson when went into the kitchen to make a snack.

The former US soldier and peacekeeper then called 911 and told emergency workers he had killed his stepson. Koser was reported dead at the scene. His mother was out shopping for groceries at the time of the murder.

When cops arrived on the scene, Brandon boasted about killing his stepson and told police he hoped the boy was dead, 11alive.com reports.

Brandon was sentenced to life in prison plus five years after being convicted of murder, felony murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm.

Koser’s friends at Alpharetta High School said the boy had complained that he and his stepfather “were always arguing”, reports the AJC.com.

Brandon appeared to be unraveling on social media before the shooting, posting emotional messages to Facebook, reports the Daily Mail.

"Flipping out! Our oldest pulled another stupid move. I'm really losing my patience!!!!" he posted late at night the day before murdering his stepson.

Source: news.com.au

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