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Gruesome murder-suicide in New Orleans

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Johnny Dangerously, Oct 19, 2006.

  1. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Active Member

  2. Cosmo

    Cosmo Well-Known Member

    Some pretty excellent reporting in that story. Gruesome indeed.
  3. deportes

    deportes Member

    sad story.
  4. JR

    JR Active Member

    Awful crime, terrific writing
  5. goalmouth

    goalmouth Active Member

    Unless I skipped over it, the story doesn't link post-traumatic stress from the storm and the crime. This stuff happens all too frequently, in all too many places.
    I remember when a guy in NYC cut up and cooked his dancer girlfriend and served her to his homeless buddies on the Bowery.
  6. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Active Member

    I didn't mean to suggest Katrina stress was necessarily a cause. Just pointing out that so many horrific and unfathomable things have happened in New Orleans since the hurricane, and this is another.

    I know there were many senseless bloodbaths in New Orleans before, but even the police spokesman said he's never seen anything like this in 40 years on the job.
  7. Del_B_Vista

    Del_B_Vista Active Member

    I saw one NOLA newscast last night where they interviewed the police forensic psychiatrist who was using this as a big alarm that the city didn't have any free mental hospital wards after the storm with Charity and one other hospital's ward still closed. I think it's obviously a stretch to link that to this case, which the psychiatrist didn't do but the TV station didn't separate from the incident's coverage, but it's a pretty big issue for the city.
  8. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Active Member

  9. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Interesting turn-of-phrase: "Survivalist" vs. "survivor."

    Sad that the mere formality of referencing it as "Hurricane" Katrina on first reference is now considered redundant at the T-P.

    The website prompted me for a zip code after page 1, so I gave the rest of the tale a miss.
  10. farmerjerome

    farmerjerome Active Member

    What a creepy story.

    Makes you wonder just what is wrong with people.
  11. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    Every Newhouse site I visit thinks I'm a woman from Beverly Hills (aka 90210) born in 1901.

    In other NOLA crime news, sports talk host Vince Marinello allegedly murdered his wife a few weeks back. Probably a DB, but I just heard about it for the first time today.

  12. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    Moddys, please don't merge this with the Lidle funeral/In=n-Out thread.
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