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Ghostwheel
02-17-2004, 03:16 PM
"Burkhardt said the victim was male, and was in his 30s or younger. His head, hands, and legs from the knee down were cut off using a sharp object, and have not been recovered, Burkhardt said. An accelerant was used to set the body on fire after death, he said. "

Dismemberment Case Ruled Homicide (http://www.journal-news.com/news/newsfd/auto/feed/news/2004/01/02/1073102857.20005.0405.7177.html;COXnetJSessionID=A ynk2AMuhu2FPluiERnGTaKz5Sv6SrbC62OqwDOQ1U10hZXEB62 9!1105194240?urac=n&urvf=10770450287170.07644141607950883)

Gee, what was their first clue it was a homicide? Most suicides don't cut off their own heads.... :rolleyes:

LP Moderator
02-17-2004, 03:34 PM
Now THAT's a smart jury! :bang:

sansoucie
02-17-2004, 05:23 PM
ROFL! I wonder if they realized how ignorant the story sounded ! LOL!
I don't think it would be possible physically to sever your own head..

LP Moderator
02-17-2004, 05:25 PM
Yeah, DUH hey? I was reading the transcripts from a murder trial in school. A pathologist was on the stand being cross-examined by the defense attorney. He actually asked this question:

So Doctor, are you telling us that Ms. Smith was dead at the time you conducted her autopsy?

:eek:

Casshew
02-17-2004, 05:35 PM
A few weeks ago a body was found in a suitcase here in Toronto, the Police said it was "supicious" :doh:

sansoucie
02-17-2004, 05:41 PM
ROFL! hmmmm maybe they think the body put itself there.Seriously, it makes you wonder about some of the statements cops make. They aren't stupid, maybe just REAL REAL bad communicators! ( I hope, anyway) LOL!