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Mark Bridger

Postby SimonAH » Fri Oct 05, 2012 07:05 am

Surely this is a situation where a bit of waterboarding is called for?
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Re: Mark Bridger

Postby The Rookie » Fri Oct 05, 2012 07:06 am

So of course he's guilty until provemn innocent?

I suspect some trolling here.......

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Re: Mark Bridger

Postby EKE_38BPM » Fri Oct 05, 2012 07:07 am

Another example of trial by media.
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Re: Mark Bridger

Postby Rick Chasey » Fri Oct 05, 2012 10:02 am

Remember the Bristol murder?

The red tops plastered the suspect's face all over the front of their papers and ruined the guy. I mean, really destroyed him.

Turned out he was totally innocent.

F*ckers.

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Re: Mark Bridger

Postby mudcow007 » Fri Oct 05, 2012 10:02 am

he has just been arrested on a murder charge
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Re: Mark Bridger

Postby SimonAH » Fri Oct 05, 2012 10:26 am

I don't think it means too much that he's been arrested for murder as they were running out of time to hold him without charge....but actually I was being semi-serious and not totally trolling.

I don't think that the trial by media aspect is that important here - remember it was the police who released his name and photograph. They seem to be pretty certain that they have the right man.

If they have the right man then getting him to talk right off the bat could enable them to locate the girl immediately, potentially saving her life rather than slowly dying of thirst or exposure.

It's really rather an ethical dilemma and genuinely I don't know how I'd react if I found myself alone with him with a teatowel and a gallon of water handy.
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Re: Mark Bridger

Postby jedster » Fri Oct 05, 2012 10:39 am

SimonAH,

"I don't think that the trial by media aspect is that important here - remember it was the police who released his name and photograph. They seem to be pretty certain that they have the right man"

All that was true in the Bristol case where the trashed the reputation of the poor girl's landlord. As Rick says.

If Bridger took her then I'm fear the worst. It would be in his interests for her to be found alive so ...

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Re: Mark Bridger

Postby jedster » Fri Oct 05, 2012 10:40 am

Can anyone think of a case where the police had the guy and he let the victim die without telling them?

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Re: Mark Bridger

Postby Clever Pun » Fri Oct 05, 2012 10:43 am

jedster wrote:SimonAH,

"I don't think that the trial by media aspect is that important here - remember it was the police who released his name and photograph. They seem to be pretty certain that they have the right man"

All that was true in the Bristol case where the trashed the reputation of the poor girl's landlord. As Rick says.

If Bridger took her then I'm fear the worst. It would be in his interests for her to be found alive so ...


(If he's guilty)Surely it's in his interests for her not to be found hence the long delay, no real evidence walk away

if he's innocent then he knows nothing
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Re: Mark Bridger

Postby Rick Chasey » Fri Oct 05, 2012 10:43 am

SimonAH wrote:I don't think it means too much that he's been arrested for murder as they were running out of time to hold him without charge....but actually I was being semi-serious and not totally trolling.

I don't think that the trial by media aspect is that important here - remember it was the police who released his name and photograph. They seem to be pretty certain that they have the right man.

If they have the right man then getting him to talk right off the bat could enable them to locate the girl immediately, potentially saving her life rather than slowly dying of thirst or exposure.

It's really rather an ethical dilemma and genuinely I don't know how I'd react if I found myself alone with him with a teatowel and a gallon of water handy.


Best not give people like murderers much thought.

There are people paid to deal with them professionally, so we don't have to give them the pleasure of being the centre of too many people's attentions .

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Re: Mark Bridger

Postby bails87 » Fri Oct 05, 2012 10:44 am

mudcow007 wrote:he has just been arrested on a murder charge

Just like the landlord in the Bristol case.

In one way I hope the guy the police have is guilty, if not then his life there is ruined.
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Re: Mark Bridger

Postby Peat » Fri Oct 05, 2012 11:00 am

Innocent until proven guilty.

The red-tops are full of such sub-human scum that The Mirror's front cover yesterday was a picture of a field with a man walking in it with the caption 'IS THIS THE MAN THAT TOOK APRIL?'

So, take heed. If you are walking in the countryside, journalists have the right to label you as a murderpaedo, apparently.

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Re: Mark Bridger

Postby MTB-Idle » Fri Oct 05, 2012 11:04 am

Colin Stagg?
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Re: Mark Bridger

Postby EKE_38BPM » Fri Oct 05, 2012 11:07 am

I think that even if he did take her, she is probably with some of his friends now doing things that even ITB doesn't have in his, ahem, private video collection.

I hope this isn't the case.
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Re: Mark Bridger

Postby bails87 » Fri Oct 05, 2012 11:08 am

MTB-Idle wrote:Colin Stagg?

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Re: Mark Bridger

Postby dhope » Fri Oct 05, 2012 11:20 am

MTB-Idle wrote:Colin Stagg?

Rebecca Leighton?

Headlines like 'Is this the man that took April' are disgusting though

I've not read any news about the case short of seeing BBC/Guardian headlines and opening blurb as there's not a thing I can do and not a thing that would be useful to me or anyone else that would be gained by my knowing about it.
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Re: Mark Bridger

Postby Peat » Fri Oct 05, 2012 11:22 am

The papers can write whatever they like, bookend the statement inbetween 'Could this/Is this' & '?', and run no risk of being done for libel.
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Re: Mark Bridger

Postby dhope » Fri Oct 05, 2012 11:26 am

Peat wrote:The papers can write whatever they like, bookcase the statement inbetween 'Could this/Is this' & '?', and run no risk of being done for libel.

Maybe the Guardian should run a big red headline with the head of the Press Complaints Commission's mugshot saying "Is this the man that took April?"
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Re: Mark Bridger

Postby Cleat Eastwood » Fri Oct 05, 2012 11:43 am

SimonAH wrote:If they have the right man then getting him to talk right off the bat could enable them to locate the girl immediately, potentially saving her life rather than slowly dying of thirst or exposure.



He has talked and been arrested and police are now searching for the poor girls body, which its believed he placed in a bag and threw into the middle of the river.

The man is utter scum.
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Re: Mark Bridger

Postby Peat » Fri Oct 05, 2012 11:44 am

'Did Mark Bridger kill April, put her body in a bag and throw it in the river?'


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