Hiker never gave up fight, Hilton said

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Hiker never gave up fight, Hilton said

Postby opsomath » Mon Mar 24, 2008 5:02 pm UTC

RIP, Meredith Emerson. I used to train with this girl, and even though this forum is more dedicated to nerd stories (and I love it for it) I felt her courage deserved to be remembered.

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Re: Hiker never gave up fight, Hilton said

Postby Moo » Mon Mar 24, 2008 5:55 pm UTC

That is a really sad story. I don't want to take anything away from her very admirable courage, how dispicable Hilton is, or the sympathy I feel for her friends and family - but it makes me realise once again that I should in those circumstances just give him the damn card and PIN - and if someone likes that wants to kill you they will anyway, but if they really just want the cash they might not.
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Re: Hiker never gave up fight, Hilton said

Postby Blubb3r3ng3l » Tue Mar 25, 2008 5:17 pm UTC

It is astonishing the lack of remorse that guy has for the whole deal. I can't say I almost ever support the death penalty, but this kind of a case makes me want to just forget I don't like death. What a despicable man.

'Raped her because he was angry he came back from the bank empty-handed.'

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Re: Hiker never gave up fight, Hilton said

Postby Kizyr » Tue Mar 25, 2008 7:24 pm UTC

If I recall (and this I'm hearing from my sister's account of local Atlanta news), he's being extradited to Florida for another murder charge there. If that's the case, his bargain with GBI prosecutors not to seek the death penalty might not hold.

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