Does this seem suspicious to anyone else?

Discussion in 'The Fire For Effect and Totally Politically Incorr' started by jbmid1, Aug 21, 2012.

  1. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

    Jul 28, 2008
    DAV, Deep in the Pineywoods of E. Texas!
    A drowned body doesn't float, at least not for several days. The article doesn't say if the body was floating, or not, just that she was found under a dock. A drowned body sinks right where it's at. A current can, and will, move a drowned body, but I doubt there is much current in a lake.

  2. jbmid1

    jbmid1 Well-Known Member

    Feb 3, 2011
    Tucson, AZ
    Good point Carver. From the story, she went swimming and was found the next morning. No talk of any search and rescue efforts. No mention of whether the family noticed she was missing, just enough info. to make me wonder.
  3. WHSmithIV

    WHSmithIV Well-Known Member

    May 3, 2012
    Moore, Idaho
    I've known a lot of lakes with reasonable currents - enough certainly to move a body. A lake is fed by a source - be it one or more streams or underground springs and that does create a current. It doesn't have to be much to move a body some distance. West Okojobi Lake has a drainage area of a 125 sq. miles so there is definitely a current. Whether or not there was any foul play will be up to the authorities to determine.
  4. hogger129

    hogger129 Well-Known Member

    Nov 29, 2009
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  5. Old Grump

    Old Grump New Member

    Feb 21, 2010
    Little hut in the woods near Blue River Wisconsin
    Had a bad week, was probably fatigued and I wouldn't be a bit surprised if she had been drinking. I've done the same thing myself when I was younger adter a hard week or a bad day. Relax with a few brews and when I felt the buzz jumped in the lake and swam across it and back to unwind. She could have hit he head on something diving into the water or gotten a cramp, we will likely never know. I'm sorry for the family, sounds like she was a real champion.
  6. RunningOnMT

    RunningOnMT New Member

    Nov 19, 2008
    Akron, Ohio
    Yes, it sounds a bit suspicious, but not enough to form any beliefs about. Of course one could speculate..... One thing that doesn't make sense is that her husband wasn't aware of when and how this happened.
  7. cycloneman

    cycloneman Well-Known Member

    Dec 16, 2008
    I dont know. What i find hard to believe is that someone wasn't missing that in bed that night.
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