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Who is Robert Rheams? Home Invasion Suspect killed by Woman Protecting Her Children?


In recent news, a woman killed a man who was breaking into her house. According to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office, the woman shot the home intruder to death as she was scared, he might try to harm her children. The said suspect has been identified as 51-year-old Robert Rheams. Reports claim that the man was armed with a shovel and a lug wrench when he tried to forcefully enter the house. The matter has become the subject of discussion among netizens as everyone is praising the woman’s bravery.

Robert Rheams

Reports have confirmed that a physical altercation occurred between the homeowner and the home intruder. It reportedly ended when the woman shot the alleged intruder. Parish Coroner pronounced the man dead on the scene only. It is no doubt to say that woman was only trying to protect her children and due to this reason, she was involved in a fight with him and taking the matter into seriousness, she opened fire which resulted in the death of the suspect at the scene only. Before he could be taken to the hospital, Robert died.

Talking about the incident, Chief Jimmy Travis said that Rheams was a criminal by records. He added that he was out on parole after serving almost 20 years in prison for armed robbery. Now, it is coming forward that the man has been shot dead by a man as he was trying to break into her house. Everyone knows that the life of a criminal is not long as they have made themselves involved in various illegal activities that result in their name being wanted and as a result, they are killed by some or other officer. Well, Robert’s case was different as he was killed by a normal woman.

It is coming forward that Chief Travis has said that the case appears to be a homeowner exercising second amendment rights to protect herself and her children from a violent home invasion. Even though the suspect has been killed by the woman, the officials have started their investigation into the matter to find out more details and evidence that could enlighten the entire incident. However, no arrests have been made as of the moment yet. The officials are leaving no stone unturned to investigate the case thoroughly. Let us add that at this time, we do not have much information about it and will update our readers after getting any information.



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