Crime

Randy Bender, murder victim, on Facebook: "None ya haters can bring me down" (4)

Update: Randy Bender's last Facebook profile photo features him posing alongside a gravestone. Now, however, Bender himself is dead, the victim of a shooting at an extended stay motel about which we reported last week; see our previous coverage below.

Police don't believe Bender was a victim of a random crime -- and as you'll see, his Facebook page is filled with posts about people with whom he's had beefs.

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