Skip to comments.Arkansas weatherman Brett Cummins found in hot tub with naked dead man wearing 'dog collar': police
Posted on 09/07/2011 8:24:36 AM PDT by markomalley
An Arkansas weatherman didn't predict he would wake up in a hot tub with a naked dead man, but that's exactly what police say happened.
Now authorities are trying to determine what killed Dexter Williams, whose body was found with a "dog collar" around his neck, according to a police report.
The mystery began Monday night, when KARK 4 News meteorologist Brett Cummins arrived at the home of John Barbour around 11 p.m. in Maumelle, just north of Little Rock, the report stated. The 33-year-old weatherman brought Williams, 24, with him. Barbour said he did not know the doomed man.
"They then began to drink and use illegal narcotics," Officer Gregory Roussie said Barbour told him. "Mr. Barbour stated he was not sure of the drugs that they were using but that they were snorting them."
About two hours later, Cummins and Williams went into the Jacuzzi to have a drink, and Barbour later joined them, police said. Shortly afterwards, Barbour said he left the two and went into the living room, where he fell asleep on the couch.
Barbour told police he awoke about 8 a.m. Tuesday and could hear Cummins snoring in the hot tub, the report said. He proceeded to gather glasses in the bathroom and wake up Cummins before realizing Williams was dead.
"Dexter's head was lying behind Brett's left shoulder," Barbour told police, according to the report. "After Brett awoke they discovered that Dexter was not conscious and his face was a different color."
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I should add that I’m sorry for the dead guy and his family: what a fracked-up way to go.
In comments section: popular address and resident Barbour apparently has a history at this address:
“Maumelle Crime Watch
Thursday, January 13, 2011 11:20 AM CST
16 Village Way: On Dec. 23, Christopher Barbour was arrested and charged with third degree domestic battery. Bail was also set at $575.”
For starters, staying in the hot tub all night can kill you if it’s hot enough.
But I really think the three of them need to live in San Francisco, where they belong. Well, now the TWO of them.
>>didn’t predict he would wake up in a hot tub with a naked dead man
He told me he worked in the morning and started to laugh
I told him I didn’t and crawled off to sleep in the bath
And, when I awoke—there was a naked dead guy next to me!
Rub-a-dub-dub. Three men in a tub.
It always seemed like an odd nursery rhyme.
Shouldn’t the headline be: Job opening for weatherman in Arkansas
It’s that extra bit of information, “dog collar”, that really makes this clear. Journalism 101.....the 6 Ws: Who?...What?...When?...Where?...Why?...Whips?
No, you're confusing them with Hebrew National hot dogs. But in this instance that may be understandable...
>> “After Brett awoke they discovered that Dexter was not conscious and his face was a different color.”
Ate a wiener too fast and choked to death, poor bugger.
Looks like the dead guy was lured to the house for some rough threesome/S&M sex that ended badly. It’s strange the two survivors were able to ‘sleep it off’. They probably spent the night getting their stories ‘straight’ and destroying evidence.
Wife and I just two months ago spent a month traveling all over Arkansas in our r.v.
Didn’t see any of this kind of crap there i assure you.
Lots and lots of rubes though.
***..staying in the hot tub all night can kill you if its hot enough..***
There is no way the weather guy slept in the hot tub overnight. He would have been a dead prune too!
Only the dead guy was left in the water - until the other two decided what the story would be.
Sounds like a bunch of gay drug addicts partying too hard...
My first guess would be that Williams couldn’t hold his breath long enough and drowned.......there’s some things that should only be done in the bedroom, not the jacuzzi.
"Never get caught in bed with a dead girl - or a live boy ..."
Doesn’t everyone wear a dog collar in a hot tub?
Thanks a lot for the mental images this thread produced. /sarc>
Which begs the question, what were they doing in an empty hot tub? Surely there's a better place to sleep...
They better check the body for water in the lungs, I suspect he drowned in mid-debauch and the other men drained the tub to remove evidence (DNA)
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