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Dead man found with tag on his forehead.

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by imported_b0b, Aug 2, 2004.

  1. imported_b0b

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    Dead man found with tag on his forehead.

    Discussion started by imported_b0b - Aug 2, 2004

    "Man sprayed with graffiti as he died

    by Phil Mills

    A man was spray painted as he lay dead or dying on Brighton beach.

    His forehead was tagged with the letters "SAW" or "WAS" in black paint and his sand-coloured work boots were also sprayed.

    His body was discovered later by a beach walker and police were called.

    Tests showed the man died from an overdose of painkillers and police have ruled out crime.

    Police released a CD-fit of the man and details of the graffiti for the first time today in the hope they will help them identify him.

    Police spokeswoman Sue Heard said the graffiti artists may not have realised the man was dead or alive but unconscious when they sprayed him.

    She said: "This may just have been a prank and those responsible may not be in any kind of trouble but it is vital they come forward.

    "They just may have seen something near the body that held clues to the man's identity."

    Police and coroner's officers have spent weeks trying to find the man's name and where he was from so they can contact relatives.

    The body was discovered at 5pm on June 7 in a fenced-off area at Black Rock, close to the Volks Railway station on Madeira Drive.

    Police want to speak to anyone who recognises or may have known the man.

    He was 30-40, 5ft 11in with receding short wavy dark brown hair.

    He had a gold tooth and a tattoo on the right forearm of a rose scroll bearing the word "REBEL".

    Coroner's officer Gordon Bushell said: "We hope by releasing this cd-fit someone, somewhere will know who this man is.

    "I appeal to anyone who may have not been able to contact their son, father or husband to contact us." "

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  2. El Producto

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    El Producto - Replied Aug 2, 2004

    damn, thats pretty fucked up...you never know though, the guy could have tagged the dude, then the dude went off and died
     
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  3. Smart

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    Smart - Replied Aug 2, 2004

    crazy...
     
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    Pfffffffffft - Replied Aug 2, 2004

    CRAZY STUFF..

    but should the person who tagged him really step forward??
    i dont think i would...

    if i knew he was dead i wouldnt have tagged him anyway..


    kinda scary*
     
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  5. Gunm

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    Gunm - Replied Aug 2, 2004

    Ha, for a tagger to come forward with info about the dead man....talk about the cops killing two birds with one stone
     
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    JUDONO? - Replied Aug 2, 2004

    yep, i wouldnt tell the cops that i wrote on thats guys head.
     
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    vare_one - Replied Aug 2, 2004

    harsh or whhat

    thats pretty harsh man i mean if he was dead and they tagged him thast bad but if they killed him to tag him thats even harsher i dnt think i could live withmyself if i did that
     
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    diepig - Replied Aug 2, 2004

    ive seen foolz hittin up on homeless peoples shit, but taggin on a dead dudes forehead! thats a new one for me...
     
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    why write? - Replied Aug 3, 2004

    this shit is fucking nuts....
     
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    EViLPRiCK - Replied Aug 3, 2004

    how do they know this junkie didnt write it himself while fucked up at a rave
     
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    jungleboogie - Replied Aug 3, 2004

    deep shit
     
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    sneak - Replied Aug 3, 2004

    Re: harsh or whhat

    hahahaha, deary me. killing someone just for a reach? taking it to extremes!

    i dont think it would be a good idea for the writers to step forwad..
    police: "so you tagged him, but didnt kill him right?"
    writer: "yeh" (thinking, phew im not getting done for murder)
    police: "lets talk about this graffititi then..."
     
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    hobo knife - Replied Aug 3, 2004

    damn.... on the forehead?

    wow. I wonder if he'll have a open casket funeral.
     
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    Dick Quickwood - Replied Aug 3, 2004

    hahaha, excellent,
     
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    Drunk Sober - Replied Aug 3, 2004

    some embalming fluid and some graffiti remover and he's good to go! Now will the coroner clean him up, or is the buff jerk gonna have to fix him first?
     
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