|Published: 10:27 AM, 06/17/2013
||Last updated: 10:28 AM, 06/17/2013
Author: Michael Thomason
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
SWEETWATER-It may have been a search
for pills, but in the end burglars took a Playstation 3 and video
games that helped brighten the days of a young man confined to a
Eldon Wright Jr. is 18 and suffers from
cerebral palsy, a condition he has lived with since he was a child.
He graduated from Sweetwater High School in 2012 and likes to spend
his time racing cars and wrestling in a virtual world. But now that
has been taken from him.
His mother Jeannie Wright said on June
6 the family took Eldon to the doctor.
"On the way back we decided
to stop and get something to eat," she said. "Then we drove on
home and at first I didn't notice anything. But then we noticed
things had been moved and there was a screen taken down from one of
The only things missing were Eldon's
Playstation 3 and several games. Wright thinks they burglar knew
about Eldon's condition and thought he might have had pain medicine
in the house and was looking for pills.
See full story in the Sunday, June 16, edition of The Advocate & Democrat.
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