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Why Did Jeannette Smith Have to Die?

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1999 Jeannette Smith, 22, was murdered by Ariel Hernandez in one of the suburbs of Miami and her body dumped in the Everglades. Why? A program on ID TV danced around the reason.  Let’s put all of the pieces together and tell you, the readers, why. Jeannette was a stripper at a club in Sunny Isles, Florida known as Thee Doll House. One of her sisters knew it, and her mom knew it, but her dad...

Las Vegas

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A night for lots of country music fans Almost at an end, the headliner on Twenty some odd thousand they say Many were crowded around the stage. One among them was very high above On the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Looking for his form of entertainment. A lunatic loose with a bunch of guns. He had tuned many for automatic fire. His terror started with shots thru the door He opened fire to...

A Lady’s Continuing Courage

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She’s a bundle of enthusiasm, in her late 20’s. And she enjoys life, I mean really enjoys life. Why is that important? Because she has been deaf since birth. At six weeks she was wearing hearing aids. Or should I say her mom was trying to make her wear hearing aids.  She was more inclined to take them out and chew on them.  Not once did she heed the hearing aid battery manufacturer’s warning that...

Judge Takes Away Sean Taylor’s Gun; He’s Murdered With a Gun

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I often marvel at the coincidences that come into play in a murder. In the case of Sean Taylor, the free safety for the Washington Redskins, there were three. There was a very good program on ID TV last night about this. Sean was at home in Miami rehabbing a knee injury. Coincidence number 1. While at home some thieves had stolen an ATV or two from his home while he was not there. He thought he...

Do Prostitutes Matter?

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Some would say they chose the life.  Most often it’s the life that chose them. Whether the 11 women who were murdered between 2001-2005 and found at the West Mesa in Albuquerque in 2009 were all prostitutes will never be known. Whether they were prostitutes to feed their drug habits will never be known. Apparently some or all of them frequented a very bad area of town known for drugs and pimping...

I Think I’m Haunted

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I have gotten three calls over the last week that went to message. On the last message I finally learned that it was Dr. Casey’s office calling. I called Dr. Casey’s office to tell them I was not a patient of Dr. Casey, never had been, and didn’t think I would be. They couldn’t find my name in their computer system to delete it from the automatic call. They said if I received any more calls, to...