Found Deceased TX - Alexis Sharkey, 26, Houston, 27 Nov 2020 #2 *suspect commits suicide*

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  1. Alethea

    Alethea Verified Attorney

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    There was moral panic that children and teens were eating Tide pods (the brightly colored gel packs). To the extent that Tide took out ads saying not to eat them and put warning labels on the canisters. But there was never actually anyone eating them! It was just hoax videos from teens.
     


  2. Seattle1

    Seattle1 #LiveLikeLizzy&Gabby

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    Thanks, @Alethea! And just when I thought it could not get worse, I learned about the cheerleading mom creating "deepfake" nudes to harass and attempt to edge out her daughter's competition. Mom was charged last week for cyber-harassment.
     
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  3. Charlot123

    Charlot123 Well-Known Member

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    i never heard about the choking game, but unlike tie pods that are, I assume, not fun to eat, there are certain mechanisms that might be pleasant in oxygen deprivation. Even Wikipedia describes them. Their big article is rather telling.
     
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  4. al66pine

    al66pine Well-Known Member

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    Tide Pod Challenge?
    @Seattle1 FWIW in US over a several yr period, there were six deaths from ingesting laundry pods and ER treatment of thousands, but mostly younger children.*
    Tide Pod Challenge: "Teenagers were the reported demographic participating in the challenge; they would record themselves chewing and gagging on pods and then daring others to do the same."*

    :rolleyes:Gee, teenagers recording themselves being stupid and posting it on soc media. :rolleyes: Whoddathunkit?:rolleyes: j/k

    But, as @Charlot123 said (TYVM), the Tide Pod challenge is not equivalent to couples playing oxygen deprivation "strangling games." Presumably the choking sex" games" Alexa mentioned to friend.

    ETA: had missed the cheerleading mom deepfake pix story. Good grief.

    * Consumption of Tide Pods from wiki.
     
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  5. catch_22

    catch_22 Well-Known Member

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    I don't believe Alexis was alledgedly describing any sort of "game." If her friend is to be believed, Alexis was descibing abuse or assault.

    MOO
     
  6. kelsie

    kelsie Missing Persons Advocate, Writer, and Researcher

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    Sure! It isn't super relevant; I just used it as a comparison for trends adults think kids are doing but like 99% of them aren't.

    Here's a link: There's A Really Dumb Reason Why Some Teens Are Eating Tide Pods | HuffPost

    39 cases reported altogether and the way the media treated it you would've thought there were hundreds of cases.
     
  7. kelsie

    kelsie Missing Persons Advocate, Writer, and Researcher

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    I agree entirely
     
  8. Dre

    Dre Well-Known Member

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    Moo
    I said it before and I’ll say it again- if in the future I read that consensual erotic asphyxiation is used as defense, I will throw my phone.
    just thinking about it gets my blood boiling.
    Circumstantially this absolutely points to breakup violence after an escalation of severe abuse. let’s just hope they’re getting solid pieces of other forms of evidence to get some justice for Alexis!!!! Sending her momma a big hug :(


    Eta: I’ve never in my adult life thrown anything while angry. Yet
     
  9. catch_22

    catch_22 Well-Known Member

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    I'm surprised there hasn't been an arrest yet. I would think there would be some good cctv, cellphone, and/or vehicle gps data. Is LE getting their ducks in a row? Or can they not find the smoking gun? Or is my poi surprisingly (to me) not giulty?

    I guess time might tell.....

    JMO
     
  10. Lusitana

    Lusitana Well-Known Member

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    I highly doubt Alexis, a grown adult, was popping Tide pods and asking her husband to do an asphyxiation challenge with her.

    Also, the way her friend described what Alexis allegedly said about being chocked screams domestic violence and not consensual fun times in the bedroom.
     
  11. steeltowngirl

    steeltowngirl Well-Known Member

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    Exactly! @Dre and I are both ready to toss our phones at the suggestion that choking was a game.
     
  12. K9Enzo

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    I posted about the choking game, but for the record, I don't believe it plays a part at all in this case. IMO
     
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  13. kelsie

    kelsie Missing Persons Advocate, Writer, and Researcher

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    Nobody said she was. The choke challenge thing was brought up and I thought that was an odd thing to include here since I'd give that about 0% chance of being the case, and I compared that to the tide pod craziness. Hope this clears things up
     
  14. Ontario Mom

    Ontario Mom stay safe ♥ be kind

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    I think it's entirely possible she was with someone who was very angry at her, and the manner of her death was never supposed to go as far as it did.
    As in, the person was angry and did what they did never intending to actually kill her.
    That's what I meant when I commented earlier in the thread about it being an accidental death.
    I was never impressed that it was any kind of game, but also never impressed that someone literally set out to murder her that night.
    End of the day, it doesn't matter - she's gone and justice demands an arrest and jail time.

    jmo
     
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  15. Lusitana

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    I agree, I believe whoever murdered her didn't actually want to kill her. Like, on cases where someone is pushed or something and gets so injured that there's no way to save the person. Either way, she was murdered and the way she was left, naked, on the side of the road without even a freaking blanket to cover her is what truly messes with me. That poor girl.
     
  16. Seattle1

    Seattle1 #LiveLikeLizzy&Gabby

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    Investigators with much more information and facts than the rest of us determined AS death a homicide.

    This was no accident. There was no 911 call or attempt to render aid -- which is normal for an accident.

    You don't end up naked, on the side of the road by accident.

    #JusticeForAlexis
     
  17. al66pine

    al66pine Well-Known Member

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    I'm Sorry. My Apologies.
    @catch_22 I mis-posted in characterizing choking actions as "games."

    When adults willingly engage in their choices of private sexual activities, well, okay.
    When a person forces a partner into activities against partner's will, it is not "games."
    Sorry for posting in a careless way.
     
  18. steeltowngirl

    steeltowngirl Well-Known Member

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    We don’t have any reason to believe that AS was forced into any activities. We do know she is a homicide victim and her death was by strangulation. I do not view her as a participant in any way, shape, or form in her own murder or in the heartless, insensitive disposal of her nude body by a public roadway.

    jmo
     
  19. Frannie

    Frannie Well-Known Member

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    Chocking someone to death takes time, it’s not instant nor a few minutes, it’s not an accident! It’s murder.
     
  20. MoeInVA

    MoeInVA Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for clearing it up and glad you are here for justice!

    We have all posted carelessly at one point or another.

    (On my first case here this summer I called the absentee mother of a missing child “awful” and then felt sick about it the next day.)
     

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