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Argument Over Popcorn Leads To Murder And 48 Years In Prison

A man from Montgomery, Alabama got in to an argument with his cousin over popcorn while watching a movie at his home in 2016. The man took a baseball bat and struck his cousins head, causing a fatal blow that lead to him being sentenced to 48 years in jail for manslaughter.

The records show the man had asked his cousin for some of popcorn, and the cousin refused. The man then cursed at him, put a knife to his stomach, and walked away from the room. He then returned and put the knife to his cousins neck and punched him in the face.

The cousin grab a baseball bat and struck the cousin with the knife who tried to stab him. He swung the bat again and hit his cousin in the head. The cousin died a few weeks later.