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Old 10-26-2010, 03:55 PM
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NC - Zahra Clare Baker, 10, Hickory, 9 Oct. 2010 #25

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Regarding facebook,twitter, and myspace you can link but do not cut and paste. But the goal is to really only link to those that are directly linked to a case.
IOW, we don't want to post to someone's mother, brother, employer, milkman , or postal carrier just because they know the main player. It just gets too invasive and half the time we are not even sure it is the right person. When a post starts out, I found 5 people with this name do you you think any of these are [insert person here]? that is not a good thing.
It will often be up to mod discretion as to who can and cannot be linked, but the general rule of thumb is if they are named in the media specifically as having some role or are being questioned or have information then you are probably safe to link. No screen caps and no cutting and pasting. If a social media is set to private and you get in the back way and post what you see, that is not a good thing!Private means private.
Just imagine if is you if you cannot decide and you shoulod be able to figure out if it is ok.
You are free to discuss what you may come upon,but if it is just a lot of gossip and rumor it won't fly. People open facebook accounts and post whatever they want and to carry that as some sort of inside info is careless. but, sometimes there is really valuable information that may even come into evidence as in the Caylee Anthony case.So, if you know for a fact it is the right person and they are named outright in the msm as someone linked to the case it should be fine. IF IT IS A MINOR DON"T EVEN THINK ABOUT IT!!!
If something was posted as public and then removed you might be able to post it, it is up to the mod of the forum and it depends on who, what, when and where.
The mods are listed at the bottom right of the forum under the index, they can generally help. If not, they will ask admin for guidance and we will all decide what is best.
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Old 10-26-2010, 04:00 PM
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Bringing over from last thread ...

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So, if the mattress is where Zahra ended up, then that would likely mean her murder WAS premeditated, since EB took her to pick out a new bed.
Why do that, KWIM?

If I recall EB was looking at Sofa's at the back of the store and Zahra was up front watching Sponge Bob Square Pants on the TV on the showroom floor.

Anyone have that link??
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Old 10-26-2010, 04:01 PM
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Sorry if this has been mentioned, I am still catching up.

Is it possible EB is helping them find the mattress? I can't imagine her taking them to a body, as it will obviously incriminate her.

Maybe EB said she forgets where they dumped the mattress and is helping them look for it?

Ahh, IDK. This case just takes the cake.
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If I recall EB was looking at Sofa's at the back of the store and Zahra was up front watching Sponge Bob Square Pants on the TV on the showroom floor.

Anyone have that link??
"They were looking at a love seat when Adams asked if they needed help. They answered they were just looking."

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/201...st-to-see.html
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The way that article is written and until I see more MSM reports to compare to and sort through...

I read it as this possibly: LE said they found a mattress.

LE did not say where they found the mattess.

MSM took that info and ran with it. Just my thoughts on why the article is so ambiguous. JMHO.


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I say we sew EB and AB up in mattresses until they remember what happened to Zahra.

As you can see, this case is not good for me....
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Old 10-26-2010, 04:05 PM
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WBTV just gave an update (they're too cheap to pay for programming all day, so their news starts at 4pm).

Steve Ohnesorge, reporter on scene, says EB made offer to help, pointed out 3 areas for LE to search during her time out with them yesterday. Christy Rd. is the location they're searching today. Not sure what they're looking for, but EB apparently told them enough that at least a couple dozen LE are out searching the area today. Will end search when it gets dark and will come back in the morning.
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Old 10-26-2010, 04:05 PM
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Possible theory.... Adam says he hadn't seen Zahra since Thursday.
Police said they believe mattress was tossed approx 2 days before her disappearance. ( i don't have link handy but it was posted several times in MSM)

Perhaps EB had AB toss the mattress and he didn't even know ? OR she just told him she got a new one and tossed the other herself (with help from someone ????)

He reported to LE that they (she? he ?) disposed of the mattress, that caused the mattress getting taken from his home (to see if Zahra's DNA was on it). Search was called off that weekend..... while DNA results and tests of the mattress in the house were processed. Mattress came back negative for Zahra's DNA .... hence the start of the landfill search.

EB realizes they are on to her, at the advise of lawyer decides to help them find the mattress .... and try to implicate AB ????
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I'm really confused. .. Did they find the mattress today??
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Old 10-26-2010, 04:06 PM
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LE will take whatever they need for evidence, whether it is a piece or the whole thing. Crime scene shows are based on real jobs but take ALOT of liberties. Think of it this way. If they are looking for trace evidence (not say, a huge blood stain), they are not going to know what part of the mattress it is on. So, they are not going to take just a swatch and hope they got the right piece, KWIM?
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I feel like I'm waiting for the other shoe to drop . . . but maybe this is it for the day?
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If I recall EB was looking at Sofa's at the back of the store and Zahra was up front watching Sponge Bob Square Pants on the TV on the showroom floor.

Anyone have that link??
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...ncer-girl.html

Employees at In Your Home Furnishing said Ms Baker referred to Zahra by name when the pair visited the store on September 25.

Floor manager Pat Adams told a news channel the little girl was watching cartoons on televisions in the store.

He said: 'As I walked past, I touched her on the shoulder and... she just looked up at me and smiled.'
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WBTV just gave an update (they're too cheap to pay for programming all day, so their news starts at 4pm).

Steve Ohnesorge, reporter on scene, says EB made offer to help, pointed out 3 areas for LE to search during her time out with them yesterday. Christy Rd. is the location they're searching today. Not sure what they're looking for, but EB apparently told them enough that at least a couple dozen LE are out searching the area today. Will end search when it gets dark and will come back in the morning.
Oh my goodness, please do not leave this baby out there one more night.
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I'm a bit confused, too. If EB helped LE locate the mattress, possibly knowing there's evidence on it, then why not just lead them to her body? Wouldn't knowing where the mattress is (if she's talked, and i think she has...) be as incriminating? Just spill it, woman! There's no way out now!!

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I believe it will be at least another few days before we get a presser. Why? Because they are now at least probably working on 3 separate crime scene areas, and maybe more!
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I'm confused now too! But I do read it slightly differently....I think the Landfill turned up several mattresses, but the wrong ones. I think is was TODAY's search that turned up the one identical to Zahra's.
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The only time frame I heard referenced about the mattress, was early October. Not 2 days before they reported her missing.
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Saying this about news articles and news videos. There's a thing when doing news called dating a report. It's a error made by some reporters from time to time.

Dating might occur in a couple ways depending on the intent or error.

A reporter in a news story could say LE found a basket today at Big Reds waste disposal. That's fine for today but suppose someone reads that or hears that report tomorrow. Is it still today?

If a reporter says LE found a basket Wednesday at Big Reds waste disposal. It's time to start checking your days, dates, and details of the story.

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Yeah, and EB told them enough yesterday that a couple dozen were out at Dudley Shoals/Burns searching too...... This woman is really tickin me off.
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I'm a bit confused, too. If EB helped LE locate the mattress, possibly knowing there's evidence on it, then why not just lead them to her body? Wouldn't knowing where the mattress is (if she's talked, and i think she has...) be as incriminating? Just spill it, woman! There's no way out now!!

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unless, he was really dumb and didn't know what was going on and EB fed him lies which he believed because he was too dumb or didn't care. She could hae said, could you help me move Zahra's old mattress out to the dump? Him thinking Zahra's was all tucked in her bed asleep or something.

Perhaps EB had pillows propped up in her bed too look like Zahra was in bed, I mean this man seems to be clueless and non emotional about anything.
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The only time frame I heard referenced about the mattress, was early October. Not 2 days before they reported her missing.
This is the only link I can find at the moment that refers to "days" but I'm pretty sure it was copied word for word off of MSM ? Anyone have the original article?
http://foreign.peacefmonline.com/news/201010/96916.php
The mattress belonged to the missing 10-year-old and was disposed of by Zahra's parents days before they reported her missing on October 9.
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unless, he was really dumb and didn't know what was going on and EB fed him lies which he believed because he was too dumb or didn't care. She could hae said, could you help me move Zahra's old mattress out to the dump? Him thinking Zahra's was all tucked in her bed asleep or something.

Perhaps EB had pillows propped up in her bed too look like Zahra was in bed, I mean this man seems to be clueless and non emotional about anything.
This man is guilty as sin.

Anyone who can court someone over the internet, save enough money to fly her overseas, wed her, return to a foreign country with your young child, work numerous jobs, move numerous times, own cars, and write bad checks? No, he might seem slow.....but he's just guilty.

Of course, this is just my take on things....and has been from the start. Been wrong before and surely will be again at some point....so bear all that in mind.
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I can't buy the unknowing AB theory. It was a twin mattress, right? That would have been the heaviest twin mattress in the history of the world. Eighty pounds added to a mattress would still be noticeable. Not to be indelicate, but the mattress would also be kinda...lumpy...unless EB was able to actually put Zahra between two sets of springs. Or the foam. Either way, I find that rather implausible. A california king, maybe, but Zahra wasn't a toddler.
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This is the only link I can find at the moment that refers to "days" but I'm pretty sure it was copied word for word off of MSM ? Anyone have the original article?
http://foreign.peacefmonline.com/news/201010/96916.php
The mattress belonged to the missing 10-year-old and was disposed of by Zahra's parents days before they reported her missing on October 9.

That's what I remember, it's not specifically 2 days, I thought you might have a source being that specific. Thanks!
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