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    FL - Rosemary Christensen, 43, found in shallow grave, Belleair, 26 Aug 1999

    We have so many cases of 'missing wives' that go on for many years unsolved. So when I saw this article this morning, I wanted to share it, so that anyone following a case that looks hopeless, will see when you least expect it, Lady Justice can show up at the perps door! Even NINE years later!

    Yeah, when the husband was questioned in his wife's disappearance, he told LE she was a 'swinger' and had run away with another man!

    Haven't we heard this story before?


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    Suspect's Girlfriend Leads Deputies To Wife's Body

    LARGO - Robert Temple let his girlfriend go to her family reunion in Washington, but with a caveat: If she didn't return to their travel trailer in Northern California by a certain date, he would kill himself and their 3-year-old autistic daughter, Pinellas County sheriff's authorities said.

    Leslie Stewart didn't stick to the agreement.

    Once at the reunion and with 520 miles between them -- she decided she had had enough of Temple's controlling ways, and was now willing to blow the whistle on his involvement in the disappearance of his wife, Rosemary Christensen, authorities say. The Belleair real estate agent vanished on Aug. 26, 1999.

    With a telephone call to a Clearwater attorney she had consulted then, Stewart set in motion a series of frantic coast-to-coast law enforcement maneuvers that culminated Monday with the discovery of Christensen's body.

    Christensen, then 43, had been stuffed in a green plastic storage bin Temple had bought at a Wal-Mart, and was buried in a remote patch of woods in Gilchrist County, about 100 yards from the Suwannee River,

    <<<<<<<<full article at link>>>>>>>>>>>

    http://www2.tbo.com/content/2008/sep...ng-1999-found/

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    Take that Robert Temple.

    When I first read the article I thought "He was going to LET her go" like are ya kiddin me, but unfortunately some people are that controlling.

    I'm glad he got busted.

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    took her long enough but she finally did the right thing, I wonder how long she knew of the murder,

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    Quote Originally Posted by joe jones View Post
    took her long enough but she finally did the right thing, I wonder how long she knew of the murder,
    I bet he used that to control her, saying he already killed his wife, he'd do the same to her, etc.


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    This woman is no hero. She covered for this man for years and then left her child alone with a murderer.

    I am not sure if this woman needs to have her child.

    First, he told Stewart he had been convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of a child, the report says. First, he told Stewart he had been convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of a child, the report says.

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    She helped him bury her???????????

    On Sunday, Pinellas investigators brought Stewart back to Florida, and Monday she led them to where she and Temple buried the body, according to sheriff's investigators and her attorney.

    It was in a wooded area near some land her father owned, Beining said, and a forensic specialist found the plastic tub by driving a probe two feet into the soil. When she pulled the pole back out of the ground, there was some green plastic on it from the bin. The tub had been wrapped shut with duct tape, and had been buried upside-down, investigators say.

    Stewart became hysterical once Christensen's remains were discovered, said her Clearwater attorney, Jay Hebert.

    She also told police what happened with Christensen nine years ago, the report says. Stewart, then 22, and Temple, then 49, worked for the same telemarketing firm and had been dating.

    On Aug. 26, 1999, when she arrived to her home, Stewart found messages Temple had left on her answering machine, asking her to come over to the Belleair condominium where he had been living with his wife, the report says.

    She complied, the report says. Drink in hand, Temple began talking strangely, she said. First, he told Stewart he had been convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of a child, the report says. Then he told her there was no such thing as witness protection and, even if there were, the witness in question could still be found.

    As she began to wonder where Christensen was, Temple led her into the couple's bedroom, the report says. There, lying at the foot of the bed was Christensen, wearing only in a silk robe, with a pool of blood near her abdomen, the report says. Christensen had been stabbed to death.

    Temple claimed he was sitting in front of a computer when Christensen, who was supposed to be asleep, snuck up behind him and hit him on the head with the butt end of a knife, the report says. They struggled and Christensen was stabbed.

    http://www2.tbo.com/content/2008/sep...ng-1999-found/


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    FL - Robert Glenn Temple charged in murder of wife Rosemary Christensen

    Robert Glenn Temple slowly rolled his wheelchair into court Monday, looking nothing like the self-proclaimed sexual swinger accused of stabbing his wife to death, stuffing her into a plastic bin and burying her in a shallow grave.

    "Are you physically OK?" asked Pinellas Circuit Judge Philip J. Federico.

    "I've got the flu," Temple replied in a barely audible voice. "I'm just sick today."

    Temple recently fired his court-appointed attorney and plans to defend himself at his first-degree murder trial July 25.

    http://www2.tbo.com/content/2011/mar...news-breaking/

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    Robert Glenn Temple found guilty of first-degree murder of his wife in Belleair

    After finding Temple guilty of first-degree murder, the jurors took seats in the courtroom and watched Federico sentence Temple to life in prison with no possibility of parole.

    --snip--

    Temple, who chose to act as his own attorney, and repeatedly fumbled over legal procedures, reacted angrily to his fate.

    "You know you convicted the wrong man," Temple told the judge. "You can laugh now, but I'll be back on appeal, and I'll win the next time because next time you won't pull all this dirty tricks s---, and I will get all the evidence in that I want."

    And next time, Temple continued, "I won't have some corrupt … judge like you."

    Federico calmly responded: "Good for you, Mr. Temple."

    http://www.tampabay.com/news/courts/...ife-in/1183405

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    This piece of #$%@ got what he deserved....
    this story made me so mad!Rarely have I seen such a stupid,lying,evil,abusing $#%^ killer and he almost got away with it but his own character and actions came back to hunt him.GOOD!!!!I hope he enjoys prison!

    RIP ROSEMARY!
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