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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 Well-Known 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 Well-Known Member

    Awful crime, terrific writing
  5. goalmouth

    goalmouth Well-Known 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 Well-Known 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 Well-Known 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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