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Old 11-29-2008, 02:07 PM   #16
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Lovely. Another one of those threads that imply that all gay people are criminals and/or perverts. Wake me up when straight people stop committing crimes en masse.

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You don't think the the murderer killed the victim because he was straight?

What? How can you assume that the victim was straight? Do you think gay people like to be kidnapped and raped???

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Old 11-29-2008, 04:33 PM   #18
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You don't think the the murderer killed the victim because he was straight?


Could you elaborate on why you think he did?
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Old 11-29-2008, 05:01 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by Zootlesque View Post
What? How can you assume that the victim was straight? Do you think gay people like to be kidnapped and raped???
Jason didn't seem too gay in the last moments of his life:

Details of student's death emerge (Matthew Shepard in reverse)
Aberdeen American News ^ | Tue, Sep. 26, 2006

Posted on Tuesday, September 26, 2006 7:04:44 AM by jwalburg

A Northern State University student who was found dead last week in Pennsylvania was strangled after rejecting sexual advances from a sales manager for the company he was interning for, authorities have said.

Jason Shephard, 23, was found bound by belts and wrapped in sheets in the basement of William F. Smithson's home in Thornbury Township, Pa., according to court documents. The Delaware County Times in Pennsylvania also reported that the basement contained a couch, mirrored ceiling and video equipment.
The 40-year-old Smithson, who worked in the Philadelphia office of the Brookings-based Daktronics Inc., was arrested and charged with first-, second- and third-degree murder, attempted rape, abuse of a corpse, aggravated assault, unauthorized administration of an intoxicant and tampering with evidence, a court official said Monday. Shephard, who was interning in Brookings, was in Pennsylvania on a three-day business trip.

According to reports from the Associated Press, Smithson allegedly slipped the date-rape drug GHB into Shephard's drink during dinner Sept. 18 and then the next day reported him missing. Authorities found Shephard's body around 6:30 p.m. Thursday after getting a tip from a former lover of Smithson's.

The Associated Press reported that Smithson confided in the former lover, who works in law enforcement in Virginia. Smithson's former lover said Smithson told him that Shephard rejected his advances "and started to physically fight his advances." The former lover visited Smithson's home and reported seeing what he believed to be a body in a bedroom.

Shephard, who is originally from Cavalier, N.D., was not registered for classes this semester at Northern State. However, Shephard, who ran track and cross country at the university, had planned to return when his internship with Daktronics ended, said Brenda Dreyer, NSU director of university relations. Dreyer said a memorial service is being planned at Northern State University. However, the university is waiting to hear back from the family, who is still in Pennsylvania.

On Monday, Mike Miller, the manager at the Athlete's Foot in Aberdeen, remembered Shephard as someone who always had a smile on his face. Shephard worked at the store for about two years, Miller said. He last saw Shephard two weeks ago, when he stopped by to make sure he could come back to work when he returned to school.

"Without trying to sound like everyone else, Shep was the kind of guy who was worthy of a laugh," Miller said. "If you weren't laughing at him, you were laughing with him. He always had a big, toothy smile on his face."

Miller said Shephard spoke highly of his internship with Daktronics. Before he left, he had talked of becoming a physical education teacher, Miller said. However, after working at Daktronics, he was more interested in the business and marketing side of the industry.

"Things were really starting to click for him," said Miller, who described Shephard as a staunch Republican who liked to talk about his faith. "He left not knowing exactly what he wanted to do, but the doors were starting to open for him. He seemed excited about it."

Mark Steinkamp, a spokesperson for Daktronics, would only confirm that both Shephard and Smithson worked for Daktronics. He said Daktronics would have no further comment.

"There is an ongoing investigation and we're limited in what we can say," Steinkamp said.

The atmosphere was somber on Monday as Miller worked. He said he found out about Shephard's death on Thursday after a phone call from some employees of the store. While much of the talk around the store has centered on Shephard, details of his death have not been discussed, Miller said.

"You can imagine the fear that he went through. That's not how I want to remember him," he said. " ... (Shephard) joked about being a kid from Cavalier going to see what the world had to offer. I don't think that's what he had in mind."

Smithson is being held without bail in the Delaware County, Pa. Jail. His next court appearance is scheduled for Thursday in Concord, Pa.
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Old 11-29-2008, 05:13 PM   #20
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So where does it say he was straight ?

Are we to suppose you will now post every rape/murder crime committed by a straight person ? Or are you just trolling ? (rhetorical)
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Are you that dense? Really?

So when a man attacks me in the parking lot in the dark and I fight back, I must be a lesbian.
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Old 11-29-2008, 06:27 PM   #22
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holy shit... cavalier is right next door to me. i've been there a hundred times.
that's certainly interesting to me. i don't really get what diamond is getting at though.
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Old 11-29-2008, 06:31 PM   #23
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Can we PLEASE ban Diamond again? There was no point in bringing him back.
So speech has to be justified to you to be valid now, fuck!
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Old 11-29-2008, 07:05 PM   #24
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So according to your logic, diamond, a woman who fights off a male attempting to rape her is not acting like a heterosexual?

You have crossed the line, diamond. Fighting off rape has nothing to do with your sexual orientation or the sexual orientation of the attacker. The insinuation that if you're gay (or your attacker belongs to the gender that you find attractive) you wouldn't fight off RAPE is sickening and utterly inexcusable.

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