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Tue Feb 11, 2014, 12:22 AM

Black Man in Jasper, Texas Found With Cut Throat And Missing Ear - Ruled ‘Accidental Overdose`.

Alfred Wright was a 28-year-old physical therapist, a “man of great faith,” and father of three sons. He grew up in Jasper, Texas along with four siblings, and a father who was both the town’s pastor and gym teacher. Friends described him as ambitious, clean-living, hard-working, fun-loving, brilliant and a wonderful father. He went missing for 18 days. He was found by volunteers and his father, stripped down to his shorts and one sock, with his throat cleanly slit and one ear missing.

he police recorded the cause of death as “accidental drug overdose.”

Alfred Wright was also a black man married to a pretty white woman…in small-town Texas.

Alfred’s truck broke down in a package store parking while he was on his way to see a patient. He called his wife Lauren, who called her parents; by the time they got there, he was gone. Lauren attempted to call him back, but all she heard when he picked up the phone was heavy breathing. The store clerk, who remembers Wright because he was dressed in scrubs, said he saw him tuck his phone into his sock (where it was later found) and take off jogging “of his own free will.”

Four days later, the Sherriff’s department called off the search for Alfred, saying they had “exhausted all of their resources.” His wife and family maintained that there was no way he’d just take off into the woods for no reason, especially in a town as racially tense as Jasper. Doubtless, they had in mind another incident that had taken place in 1998 about 45 minutes away, when a black man by the name of James Byrd was abducted, dragged behind a pickup, chopped to pieces and left in the Jasper cemetery — by three white men.

http://crooksandliars.com/2014/02/black-man-found-cut-throat-and-missing-ear

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Reply Black Man in Jasper, Texas Found With Cut Throat And Missing Ear - Ruled ‘Accidental Overdose`. (Original post)
RandySF Feb 11 OP
dixiegrrrrl Feb 11 #1
Rex Feb 11 #2
sabrina 1 Feb 11 #3
lapfog_1 Feb 11 #4
freshwest Feb 11 #5
RandySF Feb 11 #6
freshwest Feb 11 #10
Gothmog Feb 11 #7
uponit7771 Feb 11 #11
Nye Bevan Feb 11 #8
arthritisR_US Feb 11 #9

Response to RandySF (Original post)

Tue Feb 11, 2014, 12:25 AM

1. I hope his wife can sue the hell out of the county coroner's office.

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Tue Feb 11, 2014, 12:27 AM

2. Injustice.

nt.

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Tue Feb 11, 2014, 12:28 AM

3. This case should be taken over by the Feds. I wouldn't trust those police with

this for a second. The fact that they are making this ridiculous claim in light of the evidence, makes me wonder about THEM.

So terrible sad for his wife and children, brothers, parents, inlaws and I hope that it will get national attention so those morons don't get to sweep it under the rug as apparently they thought they could do.

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Tue Feb 11, 2014, 12:29 AM

4. Honest Officer

That black man ran into my sword over and over again...




See ya Saturday at the Kla... er... the special meeting.

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Tue Feb 11, 2014, 12:33 AM

5. Another racially motivated murder. Who do the authorities think they're kidding?

I'd say RIP to him and send condolences to his family, but what peace can come of this?

Too many of the best are hated for their light which this world needs so much.



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Response to freshwest (Reply #5)

Tue Feb 11, 2014, 09:30 AM

6. Jasper is a wicked place.

No person of color is safe there.

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Response to RandySF (Reply #6)

Tue Feb 11, 2014, 02:21 PM

10. Known about Jasper and its environs for years. Even saw a 'sunset' billboard passing through.

Remarked on it to some fresh faced young white guys at my work, who'd moved away to the big city and weren't going to go back. They couldn't find enough bad things to say and called it 'the armpit of Texas.'

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Tue Feb 11, 2014, 01:09 PM

7. The KKK is still very active in that part of Texas

Jasper has a history of these types of incidents

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Response to Gothmog (Reply #7)

Tue Feb 11, 2014, 04:05 PM

11. Thank you for this info, I will stay out of that area

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Tue Feb 11, 2014, 01:13 PM

8. WTF?

I hope the Feds get to the bottom of this.

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Tue Feb 11, 2014, 01:17 PM

9. Who performed the autopsy because this conclusion

sounds like utter BS!?

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