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Guy Murdered For His Evo

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This story is just effin sad....

This rich kid's mommy and daddy wouldn't buy him an evo. So he kills a man who was trying to sell one. What the eff is this word coming to?? Sad

Video:

http://www.myfoxmilwaukee.com/myfox/pages/...mp;pageId=1.1.1

Story:

http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=803118

UWM student was kidnapped, killed over car, authorities say

Haroon Khan drove a silver 2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, and Travis W. Zoellick wanted one just like it.

When Khan put his up for sale, Zoellick answered the ad.

But instead of showing up with cash or a checkbook, Zoellick met Khan armed with a handgun, zip ties and duct tape.

Within days, both men would end up dead.

Khan, a 31-year-old University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee student and businessman, was reported missing Wednesday, the day he told his family he was showing his car to prospective buyers and the day he didn?t show up for dinner at his parents? house in Mequon to celebrate the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

According to court documents filed Monday, it was also the day Zoellick and his girlfriend drove from Watertown to Khan?s home near the UWM campus, kidnapped him, returned to Watertown and killed him.

Apparently Zoellick couldn?t keep his mouth shut and confessed to several friends what he had done. He also gave friends rides in Khan?s Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, known as an ?Evo,? a sleek, fast car that Zoellick coveted. Khan?s Evo was tricked out with a new turbo engine, tinted windows, black rims and a carbon fiber wing.

Two of those friends reported the slaying to authorities, but before Zoellick could be arrested, he shot himself to death Friday night at his parents? home. The next day authorities discovered Khan?s body in a shallow grave.

On Monday Zoellick?s best friend, Zachary S. Zaborek, 19, of Watertown was charged with aiding a felon. He was in jail in lieu of $25,000 bail and ordered to return to court for a preliminary hearing Oct. 16.

Zoellick?s girlfriend, who was also arrested, is expected to be charged this week, said Dodge County Sheriff Todd Nehls.

Though Zoellick cannot answer investigators? questions, his text messages to friends in the hours before he took his life shed some light on his thoughts. Zoellick knew officers were searching for him, and he confessed to killing Khan over a car.

But left unanswered is why Zoellick killed Khan instead of simply robbing him.

?I would like to ask Zoellick why he felt he had to kill someone over a car,? Nehls said Monday. Zoellick ?was from a good family. They gave him almost everything. They sent him to school to get his pilot?s license. It was a family that had one child that provided this kid with everything he needed. Why you had to kill someone over a car is beyond me.?

According to the criminal complaint filed in Dodge County against Zaborek:

Zoellick told Zaborek that he wanted an Evo and was willing to do anything to get one. Zoellick said he planned to travel to Chicago to rob someone selling a Mitsubishi Evo and use a gun and zip ties. Zoellick asked Zaborek for help in carrying out his plan, but Zaborek said he would not go along with it.

It?s not clear when that conversation took place, but Zoellick called Zaborek Wednesday to tell him he had gotten an Evo and told him it was really fast. He took Zaborek for a ride and then parked it in a storage facility.

Zoellick showed Zaborek a plastic bag with smashed up pieces of a cell phone and navigation system, which he said were Khan?s.

Zaborek told authorities he checked the storage area where Zoellick stored Khan?s car to see if police were at the unit. He also said that when Zoellick asked him what he should do, Zaborek told him to ?leave and never look back.? Zaborek said he refused his friend?s plea to help him move Khan?s body.

Zoellick also confessed to Zaborek that he pulled a gun on Khan, bound him with zip ties and covered his eyes with duct tape. Khan was driven to Watertown, where he was stabbed repeatedly and buried on a 20-acre parcel where Zoellick was helping his parents build a duplex that ?was going to be the house of their dreams,? Nehls said.

Zaborek, who worked with Zoellick at a carpentry business, is accused of knowing about Khan?s murder but not telling authorities.

?Zack (Zaborek) and Travis (Zoellick) were best of friends. Nothing separated these two, and now here?s a kid who chose the bonds of friendship instead of coming forward and telling what he knew. It?s mind-boggling,? said Nehls.

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freakin crazy yo. i feel sorry for people who have gone through stuff to make them that crazy.

all the ? marks in the article was ticking me off.

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Wow. thats one fked up story big time. To kill a person for $30k car!! He could get a loan to buy it.. fked up, it made me even upset

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i dunno why it came out question marks, the 2nd link goes to the proper story.

Wow. thats one fked up story big time. To kill a person for $30k car!! He could get a loan to buy it.. fked up, it made me even upset

the thing is he was a spoiled brat anyways. mommy and daddy even paid for flight school so he could get his pilot license. i guess they drew a line and he got all butt hurt.

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News flash. People get killed for their shoes every day. We just dont like it when it happens in white bread middle America.

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wow... thats some crazy stuff there.. kid musta been a spoiled brat and flipped when he didnt get what he wanted...

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News flash. People get killed for their shoes every day. We just dont like it when it happens in white bread middle America.

people get killed everyday for their 92 honda accord in Baltimore all the time

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News flash. People get killed for their shoes every day. We just dont like it when it happens in white bread middle America.

fo realz

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fo realz

I knew a guy that knew a guy of a brother's friend who they went to school with that graduated with a guy that k1lled someone over a pop-tart... with sprinkles.... and frosting

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