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Jun 5th, 2009

Summary: Initial reports regarding the circumstances surrounding actor David Carradine’s death suggests it was likely the result of a tragic accident, namely a botched case of autoerotic asphyxiation (self-induced suffocation in an attempt to enhance sexual pleasure during masturbation).

Jan 7th, 2009

Summary: Like so many seemingly promising leads in the search for Jacob Wetterling’s abductor, the latest lead, too, appears to lead nowhere. Initial reporting on the strange case of Vernon Seitz from WTMJ television in Milwaukee, subsequent reporting from Twin Cities and Milwaukee media, and links to reports on the Jacob Wetterling and Joshua Guimond missing person cases in St. Joseph and Collegeville, Minnesota.