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Ex-wife causes man to lose his head over quarrel. Do you think he over-reacted?

tncdel 2011/09/11 23:07:34
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Police: Man with cable about neck decapitates self


The Associated Press


YORKTOWN, Va. -- A Chicago man who quickly accelerated in a sport utility vehicle with a cable around his neck decapitated himself after a domestic dispute in Yorktown, authorities said Tuesday.

York-Poquoson Sheriff Danny Diggs said a deputy responding to a call of a domestic disturbance Tuesday was taking a statement from the man's ex-wife when another deputy driving by noticed an SUV pulling a utility trailer that was on fire. Authorities say the man started the fire.

A firefighter noticed a cable around the man's neck that was attached to a tree. When deputies tried to get the man to exit the SUV, he accelerated and was pulled from the vehicle and decapitated, they say. The SUV kept going for about 150 yards.

Diggs said he arrived to a grisly scene, adding the cable was of the type that could be used to hoist an automobile engine.

"Nobody has ever heard of anything like this," Diggs said. "It's a really bizarre incident."

Diggs said the man and his ex-wife had quarreled over the man's living arrangements.

"He was looking to relocate from Chicago to this area, and he wanted her to do more than she was willing to do," Diggs said.

The sheriff said he was unsure how long the couple had been divorced. He said they have two school-age children who were not at home at the time.

Diggs said officials aren't releasing the man's name because they don't publicly identify suicide victims. However, officials said the man was 46 and from Chicago.



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  • Jamacc 2011/09/13 02:25:42
    YES [explain why].
    Jamacc
    Weak fool!
  • l8rthen 2011/09/12 16:58:35
    YES [explain why].
    l8rthen
    Sounds like he had some emotional issues, but, wow!
  • Stefan The Great 2011/09/12 14:54:49
    YES [explain why].
    Stefan The Great
    Why would you kill yourself over your ex wife? Heck why would you kill yourself over anyone.
  • Banana 2011/09/12 12:19:04
    YES [explain why].
    Banana
    I actually can't take this seriously its so funny. There must be other reasons that are not being released. This is just too funny.
  • Ramon 2011/09/12 11:17:37
    YES [explain why].
    Ramon
    That's just crazy but it reminds me of a joke...
    A man tells his priest that his wife is trying to poison him. The priest says he will talk to the guys wife and get to the bottom of this. The next day the priest calls the guy back up and says "well I spoke with your wife for about 3 hours yesterday and do you want me to give you some advice?" The man says "yes"- and the priest says "take the poison."
  • Wrinkleranch 2011/09/12 07:34:46
    YES [explain why].
    Wrinkleranch
    +1
    Nothing is worth taking your life over.
  • Hsmagst 2011/09/12 04:15:01
  • xxAriesxx Hsmagst 2011/09/12 06:43:17
    xxAriesxx
    She probably doesn't care, lol.
  • john doe 2011/09/12 03:22:35
    NO [explain why not].
    john doe
    +1
    women can be such bitches sometimes....
  • TheMadChameleon 2011/09/12 03:16:55
    YES [explain why].
    TheMadChameleon
    Obvious reasons!
  • Bowman 2011/09/12 03:15:00
    YES [explain why].
    Bowman
    +1
    That'll teacher her!
  • Brosia 2011/09/12 01:43:47
    YES [explain why].
    Brosia
    +3
    I know dealing with ex's is a pain in the neck, but this ridiculous.
  • flrdsgns 2011/09/12 01:36:55
    YES [explain why].
    flrdsgns
    +1
    He was pulled from the SUV and decapitated? Guess he was head over heels with his ex. Or is that flipping your lid?
    Probably not a fun way to go that's for sure
  • GINGERBREAD 2011/09/12 01:14:42
    YES [explain why].
    GINGERBREAD
    +3
    This reminds me of a joke. That is approppo for this. A dog was walking down a railroad tracks, when all of a sudden he get's his tail caught between two rails that was merging. No matter how much he tugged, he was caught and a train was coming. In desperation he spun around to bite his tal off and a train ran over his head. The moral of that story is "NEVER LOOSE YOUR HEAD OVER A PIECE OF TAIL"
  • Alan 2011/09/12 00:58:41
    YES [explain why].
    Alan
    +3
    well anytime you end up dead you overreacted.... anytime dead overreacted no idiots
  • wolfshadow 2011/09/12 00:39:03
    NO [explain why not].
    wolfshadow
    +2
    Just one less loser to collect disability for being a nut case.
  • tncdel wolfshadow 2011/09/12 02:54:45
    tncdel
    +3
    First time in the news that a man wasn't beheaded by Muslims.
  • Flowers 2011/09/12 00:22:06
    YES [explain why].
    Flowers
    +5
    What a selfish prick! He was angry with his ex, take it out on a punching bag; you don't kill yourself that gruesome forcing others to be witness to your insanity
  • Isisdron 2011/09/11 23:44:24
    YES [explain why].
    Isisdron
    +3
    but it sounds like he was on his last sane second anyway...he picked a terrible way to go, and I'm sorry that everyone who witnessed it will be remembering this bizarre and gruesome scene the rest of their days.
  • Georgia50 2011/09/11 23:37:30
    YES [explain why].
    Georgia50
    +4
    Looks like I'm buying the son-in-loser an SUV, trailer, and some cable for his birthday. What's the worst that could happen?
    son-in-loser suv trailer cable birthday sarcastic overkill
  • tncdel Georgia50 2011/09/12 00:13:01
    tncdel
    +4
    I take it you weren't thrilled with your daughter's choice of husband?
  • wolfshadow tncdel 2011/09/12 00:40:39
  • Georgia50 tncdel 2011/09/12 22:16:22
    Georgia50
    Let's see...my family doesn't want anything to do with him. My wife's family wants nothing to do with him. My stepdaughter's classmates and now coworkers ALL told her to dump him. And finally...his own father has disowned him. Only his wife and natural mother want anything to do with him.

    But hey...my s.d. took him off the market! You people out there with an eligible 35 y.o. daughter OWE ME !!!

    LOL!!!

    Seriously...the grandkids more than make up for it. I would do anything for them.
  • Caroline - fan of Audubon 2011/09/11 23:31:54
    NO [explain why not].
    Caroline - fan of Audubon
    +4
    No to the ex wife causing his reaction. How can someone force you overreact? In this case the man is totally responsible for his own actions and his own death. No body makes you pull the trigger, so to speak, unless your hand is on it. This is sad for those who knew and cared about this man.
  • Summer 2011/09/11 23:30:56 (edited)
    YES [explain why].
    Summer
    +3
    He wanted to move there? Why? To be nearer to his children? Does not sound that way to me. He did not consider what this would do to his children. Sounds like he wanted her to accept him back and she was not going to do it. He was obviously a very unstable person. If he was capable of that sort of violence against himself, what would he have been capable of doing to his wife and children. I hate that he did that and lost his life, but he chose this over accepting that he was not going to get his way with the family he had already lost and finding a way to compromise in a way that they could all accept.
  • tncdel Summer 2011/09/12 00:14:42
    tncdel
    +5
    Well, I guess we should at least give him credit for directing his violence towards himself, not his wife or kids.
  • Summer tncdel 2011/09/12 00:17:13
  • Georgia50 tncdel 2011/09/12 22:18:05
    Georgia50
    Speaking of...does this make him a Darwin Award candidate ???
  • BloodMist 2011/09/11 23:28:06
    NO [explain why not].
    BloodMist
    +1
    i believe the universe would call that, poetic justice?



    I think that fits.
  • Moonbeams 2011/09/11 23:18:56 (edited)
    YES [explain why].
    Moonbeams
    +6
    I'm sure it was nothing to lose your head over.
  • BloodMist Moonbeams 2011/09/11 23:29:36
    BloodMist
    +1
    Or....i gotta steal some bits..


    Just for you. ;)
  • Moonbeams BloodMist 2011/09/11 23:45:07
    Moonbeams
    +1
    "I look into the future, my darlings... and for you, I see something... grotesque. It will sicken and disgust you! It's me!"
  • BloodMist Moonbeams 2011/09/12 00:04:21
    BloodMist
    +1
    the future is crap nine outta ten times.I can say that.By umm...hot redheads will like this:



    I believe a badass chick like you will dig this..?
  • Moonbeams BloodMist 2011/09/12 00:18:22
    Moonbeams
    +1
    Comedy rock ! They don't put out 5 star albums, but it doesn't matter. They do a great job at poking fun. Having David Grohl play the Devil in their video, wins some extra points. lol
  • BloodMist Moonbeams 2011/09/12 00:46:23 (edited)
    BloodMist
    +1
    Ultra hot redheads who love excellent music deserve a bonus...Dio's second video will fit, unless you got something better::



    Welcome to nerd hell.
  • Moonbeams BloodMist 2011/09/12 01:04:00
    Moonbeams
    +1
    Of course I have something better..



    lol.. In keeping with the theme
  • BloodMist Moonbeams 2011/09/12 01:21:41
    BloodMist
    +1
    Tenacious D is one of my favorite bands...This is one of their best songs...probably THE best...for the lovely lady...beat that!

  • Moonbeams BloodMist 2011/09/12 01:46:48
    Moonbeams
    +1


    I love this band. They're from France. Originally went by Godzilla, but changed it for obvious reasons. Copyright issues. There's vast ecological references in their songs. I find it hard to box their music, under a specific category.
  • BloodMist Moonbeams 2011/09/12 01:53:55 (edited)
    BloodMist
    +1
    Oddly...Final Fantasy...boss like...well dammit, i gotta raise ya the most ecological and most ass kickin music video of all time:

  • BloodMist BloodMist 2011/09/12 02:04:48 (edited)
    BloodMist
    Sorry to one up ya there lovely but that was my ultimate ace in the hole card...now anything you can come up with has to be as good as it in a non-evironment way.

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