"I tried to counsel with him and talk with him about the Lord and try to teach him the right things," Bill Rogers tells KSPR Springfield. "He's been locked up so long that's all he knows. When you take someone like that that's been institutionalized for so long they can't handle society out here."
Driskill's long history of crime spans two decades. He pleaded guilty to at least one crime almost every year since 1999. His juvenile record is not open to the public. The Rogers' say Driskill had an abusive childhood.
"He'd be left alone for days with only ketchup sandwiches," Rogers said. "He told us he was also thrown off a bridge."
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