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UPDATED: Pats DE Marquise Hill found dead after Lake Ponchartrain accident

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by 2muchcoffeeman, May 28, 2007.

  1. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    http://blog.nola.com/times-picayune/2007/05/coast_guard_search_continues_f.html

    Fell off a Jet Ski Sunday night. Coast Guard is searching.
     
  2. GimpyScribe

    GimpyScribe Member

    Re: Pats DE Marquise Hill missing in Lake Ponchartrain

    He just haaaaaaaaaaad to dive back into the water for the girl, didn't he? I bet she would've left his ass in there.

    Seriously, though, I hope he's OK, but this type of situation never usually turns out positive. Hopefully, he found something to hang on to or made it to land somehow.
     
  3. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Re: Pats DE Marquise Hill missing in Lake Ponchartrain

    Ugh. Stay classy.
     
  4. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

    Re: Pats DE Marquise Hill missing in Lake Ponchartrain

    Seems a lot of NFL players meet unnatural death in Lousiana and eastern Texas (David Overstreet, Joe Delaney, Jeff Alm, Eric Andolsek, Rusty Chambers.... just off the top of my head)
     
  5. GimpyScribe

    GimpyScribe Member

    Re: Pats DE Marquise Hill missing in Lake Ponchartrain

    I had something else written as a response here, but you're right ... it was wrong for me to make light of the situation. As I mentioned in the post earlier, I do hope he's OK.
     
  6. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    Re: Pats DE Marquise Hill missing in Lake Ponchartrain

    I know a life jacket is not cool, but if your parents never took you to swimming lessons as a child, not wearing one is a real gamble.

    I lifeguarded at a rich kids summer camp for a spell in my younger days and never had to pull kids out of the water. They could all swim thanks to youth swim lessons. Some of my friends worked at a public lake close to a urban part of the city and they were making saves every day.
     
  7. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

    Re: Pats DE Marquise Hill missing in Lake Ponchartrain

    The WWL is reporting that it is now a "search and recovery" mode. Officials are presuming Hill drowned.
     
  8. NDub

    NDub Guest

    Re: Pats DE Marquise Hill missing in Lake Ponchartrain

    EDIT: Times-Picayune confirms.

    This report says his body has been found.

    http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=2884762

    http://blog.nola.com/times-picayune/2007/05/coast_guard_search_continues_f.html

     
  9. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    Re: Pats DE Marquise Hill missing in Lake Ponchartrain

    How sad. RIP
     
  10. indiansnetwork

    indiansnetwork Active Member

    Just horrible, I pray for this family and friends.
     
  11. Norman Stansfield

    Norman Stansfield Active Member

    I've spent many an hour on a wave runner on a lake many times smaller than Lake Ponchartrain. You MUST wear a lifejacket. Those things are dangerous as hell.

    A sad loss.
     
  12. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    Sad stuff. RIP.
     
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