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Man murders registered sex offender for sexually abusing his daughter

By Mason White 1:22 PM June 10, 2014
Jay Maynor (left) and Raymond Earl Brooks 

By: Anika Rao
A registered sex offender is dead after being shot by the father of the girl he molested, police in Alabama said.

The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office said that they have arrested 41-year-old Jay Maynor, after being accused of fatally shooting 59-year-old Raymond Earl Brooks, who is a registered sex offender.

Brooks was convicted of first-degree sexual abuse, in a case involving the 8-year-old daughter of Maynor. Brooks was allegedly shot several times by Maynor, who was riding on a motorcycle.

Maynor is accused of opening fire outside the Berlin Plaza Quick Stop when he saw a man who has been dating his daughter. The victim ran into the store and hid.

After that would be victim was able to elude the shooter, the suspect left and went to the residence of Raymond Earl Brooks. Court documents show that Maynor was a witness against Brooks in a case of sexual abuse.

Police said the girl was eight-years-old at the time. Brooks pleaded guilty to sexual abuse and initially was sentenced to five years in prison.

Later, his sentence was changed to probation. Brooks was also ordered to pay $2,946 in restitution.

In addition to the murder charge, Maynor was also charged with attempted murder and shooting into an occupied building.