Subject: Re: How much does Hollywood pay police to conduct fake investigations?
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Obveeus<Obveeus@aol.com>
> On 2/1/2018 1:50 PM, shawn wrote:
> > On Thu, 1 Feb 2018 09:06:13 -0800, Ian J. Ball<IJBall@mac.invalid>
> > wrote:
> >> On 2018-02-01 16:22:31 +0000, Rhino said:
> >>> On 2018-02-01 10:34 AM, Obveeus wrote:
> >>>> Just in time for a CBS special airing this weekend about this cold case:
> >>>> https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2018/02/01/actor-robert-w...
> >>>> -being-labeled-person-interest-drowning-death-natalie-wood-nearly-four-de
> >>>> cades-ag/1085971001/
> >>> Uh, Hollywood doesn't pay police *anything*; that's the taxpayers
> >>> footing the bill.
> >> I hate to say it, but Robert Wagner is a plausible perp. Frankly, it's
> >> more believable that they botched the investigation "back in the day"
> >> than that they're botching it now.
> >> FWIW...
> > At this point they aren't likely to find new evidence
> ...and therein lies the problem. They have nothing to investigate
> beyond reading through what they had decades ago and coming to the same
> conclusion. Way too many of these 'reopened investigations' are simply
> prompted by a book or movie of the week or whatever shining a spotlight
> on an unsolved crime (for their own profit) and getting the police to
> cooperate in publicizing the show.
> > That said, I never heard anyone propose a good reason for why Rober
> > Wagner would have killed her.
> I heard that they wanted to know if she would float.
Oh, God. I actually said that joke when telling the first person I saw
that day about it. Made it up myself too although obviously there was a
lot of independent creation on that one.
> > Seems that motive would be a big point
> > in trying to move a cold case forward.
> With the current climate, they can simply say he got drunk and sexually
> assaulted her and then killed her so she couldn't go on the talkshow
> circuit and talk about it...and everyone will believe it.
Same notation for the real killer, Walken.
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