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90-year-old assault victim Bob Strait released from hospital
KJRH ^ | 03/21/2012

Posted on 03/23/2012 8:13:01 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd

The surviving victim from last weeks brutal home invasion and beating is out of the hospital.

90-year-old Bob Strait is home with family members.

He suffered serious injuries during the incident, but his wife Nancy died.

Family members say Bob Strait is recovering physically, but emotionally his wounds are deep and he says he never wants to go back to the home he and his wife shared for more than 40 years.

"When I was holding his hand you could tell he was shaking on the inside, he was scared and when we asked him yesterday if he was ready to go home, he thought he was going home," said Strait's daughter, Lanora.

The couple was ambushed and robbed last week in their north Tulsa home.

Police have one suspect in custody, 21 year old Tyrone Woodfork, he's facing 1st degree murder charges among others.

The result of the attack left Bob Strait with a broken jaw, internal bleeding and bb gun wounds. His wife Nancy didn't survive her injuries.

"After he found out she was gone, we brought her in to him, and turned her to where he couldn't see her bad side and he held her hand for quite awhile and all he could say was I loved that old woman, I loved that old woman for so long," said Lanora.

The couple had been married for more than 65 years and Lanora doesn't know if her dad will be able to survive much longer without his soul mate.

"Now that she's gone, I don't know, I don't expect much, I hope for it but I don't expect it," said Lanora.

At this point police are still investigating, they say there could be more suspects still on the loose.

Family members are hopeful they will be caught, so something like this doesn't happen to anyone else.

"No not like this, no one should take your parents away or anybody away from you and one thing I've learned you want to let the people that you love, know that you love them, because you don't know if you are going to see them again tomorrow," said Lanora.

The memorial service for Nancy strait will be Friday at 12:30 at Floral Haven. There will be a viewing Thursday at noon.

Anyone with information about other possible suspects in this case can call Crime Stoppers at (918) 596-COPS.


TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: bobstrait; hatecrime; tulsa
Yes, I know that I put this little local story in Headline Front Page News. And it may well get bumped to chat. But with the Nation focusing on the Trayvon Martin shooting; with students skipping school; with racers like Al Sharpton showing up; and even Barack Obama saying that if he had a son - he'd look like Trayvon Martin; and so more media frenzy, and more....

I thought I'd post this article that the main stream media is ignoring.

 
 
This 19 year old boy - (He does look like Obama's son, huh?) did the killing.
 
 


1 posted on 03/23/2012 8:13:12 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd
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To: Responsibility2nd
More news about Bob and Nancy Strait.
 

Neighbors Of Beaten Elderly Couple Still On Edge
You +1'd this publicly. Undo
News On 6 - Mar 15, 2012
Both 90-year-old Bob Strait and his 85-year-old wife, Nancy are in serious condition at a Tulsa hospital. They say they typically watch out for each other, ...
Local: Tulsa Police Arrest Suspect in North Tulsa BurglaryKTUL (blog)
Suspect arrested in fatal Tulsa home invasionWisconsin Rapids Tribune
Beating victims' family thanks tipster for leading police to suspectkjrh.com
KRMG
all 48 news articles »


2 posted on 03/23/2012 8:16:25 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

heart breaking story. I’d like to take a baseball bat to those responsible. a .45 to the head would be too easy


3 posted on 03/23/2012 8:18:43 AM PDT by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Where are the rallies? Where is the protest? Where is President Obama speaking out about the black on white crimes that are committed?

And lets not overlook the young white boy in Kansas City that was chased down by a black mob and set on fire recently.


4 posted on 03/23/2012 8:19:58 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

I hope Old Purple Lips suffers a lot in his remaining miserable life. The only regret he has is that he got caught. What are the lives of two white people to this bag of excrement?


5 posted on 03/23/2012 8:22:19 AM PDT by OldPossum
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To: Responsibility2nd

No way in hell MSNBC, NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN mention this.


6 posted on 03/23/2012 8:23:04 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Responsibility2nd
I am SO SURPRISED.
7 posted on 03/23/2012 8:23:51 AM PDT by grobdriver
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To: Responsibility2nd

Where are the rallies? Where is the protest? Where is President Obama speaking out about the black on white crimes that are committed?


You’re kidding, right?


8 posted on 03/23/2012 8:24:32 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Responsibility2nd

Still the left continues on with the racist hysteria campaign, and worse a whole breed of conservatives just sit there and grin while such evil is perped.


9 posted on 03/23/2012 8:25:24 AM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

I won’t even say *what I’m thinking* about that murderous, lowlife POS. I just won’t...


10 posted on 03/23/2012 8:26:29 AM PDT by carriage_hill (I'll "vote for an orange juice can", over Barry 0bummer and another 4yrs of his Regime From Hell!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Fresh meat for the boys at BIG MAC or Stringtown! If he is scentenced to death maybe the officials won’t forget to execute him like they did a murderer about 30 years ago.


11 posted on 03/23/2012 8:27:57 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: Responsibility2nd
Where are the rallies? Where is the protest? Where is President Obama speaking out about the black on white crimes that are committed?

...all the race hustlers are at the lynch mob in Florida...no time for old white folks...

12 posted on 03/23/2012 8:27:56 AM PDT by B.O. Plenty (Elections have consequences....)
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To: junta

FYI one of the comments at the story has it that this alleged perp is a repartations activist.


13 posted on 03/23/2012 8:29:05 AM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

The most excruciating method of execution imaginable is not nearly enough for that sub-human creature.


14 posted on 03/23/2012 8:29:27 AM PDT by tomkat (FU.baraq)
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To: Responsibility2nd

and why am I not surprized?


15 posted on 03/23/2012 8:31:08 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: Responsibility2nd

This is such a heartbreaking story that it made me cry. I cannot imagine what this poor man went through and now has to face. It is one thing to lose your spouse to disease but to lose one so viciously and violently... Prayers for this man.


16 posted on 03/23/2012 8:38:27 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: Responsibility2nd

Crickets!


17 posted on 03/23/2012 8:39:10 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: junta

>> a whole breed of conservatives just sit there and grin while such evil is perped.

Those grinning jackals may belong to some superficially similar group (Republicans for example).

But they AREN’T conservatives. By definition.


18 posted on 03/23/2012 8:40:24 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: Responsibility2nd
This story has this to say....
 
 

Their daughters Lanora and Andra told Tulsa World that the couple were loving and generous people who would do anything for anyone.

'Dad never talked, and Mama never quit talking,' Lanora said.

'Whatever she did, it came from the heart,' Andra added.

The pair could be found sitting on their porch singing and playing the guitar during warmer summer evenings.

Mr Strait, who had worked for the oil derrick supply company Lee C. Moore before retirement, enjoyed woodwork while his wife loved making quilts and baking.


And while it was not George Straight but Alan Jackson who sang 'Livin on Love', the lyrics are appropriate...

 
Two old people without a thing
Children gone but still they sing
Side by side in that front porch swing
Livin on love
He cant see anymore
And she can barely sweep the floor
Hand in hand they'll walk through that door
Just livin on love



19 posted on 03/23/2012 8:43:23 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

One day there will be a permanent separation of those who buy into the survival of the fittest by any means including murder, and being all the scum bag you can be, with those who seek goodness and love as in the teachings of Christ...
The two cannot survive together, let the great wine press turn to its conclusion Lord!!!


20 posted on 03/23/2012 8:43:53 AM PDT by aces
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To: Responsibility2nd
“Where are the rallies? Where is the protest? Where is President Obama speaking out about the black on white crimes that are committed?”

The Demoncrats and the media (But that is redundant isn't it?) are grearing up for major race riots this Summer if their choice looks like it will loose.

21 posted on 03/23/2012 8:45:32 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again.")
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To: Responsibility2nd
Did the attack on this white elderly couple and the murder of the women have “racist” components and an attack on women MSLSD? Will the DOJ investigate? won't hold my breath!
22 posted on 03/23/2012 8:45:36 AM PDT by paratrooper82 (We are kicking Ass in Afghanistan, soon we will be home to kick some more Asses in Congress!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

The lying scum bag duh bummer wants this...its how he plans to reform America, I’d say his BS is working with those who think everyone owes them something because of skin color..

Just like the muslims I would like to see Black leaders condemning this...crickets


23 posted on 03/23/2012 8:47:06 AM PDT by aces
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To: Responsibility2nd

The lying scum bag duh bummer wants this...its how he plans to reform America, I’d say his BS is working with those who think everyone owes them something because of skin color..

Just like the muslims I would like to see Black leaders condemning this...crickets


24 posted on 03/23/2012 8:47:16 AM PDT by aces
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To: Responsibility2nd
This is also a very good article.
 
Even though this attack won't make national news because it was a black on white crime, it did get very good coverage in Great Britain.
 
 
together for 65 years... only to be parted after home invader beat wife to death
Mail online ^ | 3/20/12 | Nina Golgowski

Posted on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 5:51:12 AM by patriot08

Full title: Couple met and married within a month and stayed together for 65 years... only to be parted after home invader beat wife to death

An 85-year-old woman was sexually assaulted and battered to death by a home invader who also shot her 90-year-old husband in the face with a BB gun. Nancy and Bob Strait, who had celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in December, were discovered by their daughter at their home in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Both the pensioners were rushed to hospital where Mrs Strait, who was nearly blind, died from her injuries.

Mr Strait, who served in the 101st Airborne Division in World War II, suffered a broken jaw, broken ribs and severe bleeding. He is in a serious condition in hospital. Police have arrested 20-year-old Tyrone Dale David Woodfork in connection with the case.

The home invaders made off with their Dodge Neon, a television and $200. Woodfork was later found hiding in a nearby house after a witness spotted the stolen vehicle being driven down the road.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


 



Bob and Nancy Strait



25 posted on 03/23/2012 8:47:37 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: paul51
Now Now Now That would be racist.

Let's keep it in the race.

How about a Winnie Mandela necklace?

That will keep it in the race and it wouldn't be racist since we heard when Winnie was doing the necklacing, it was part of their culture.

Sometimes it's good being PC.

26 posted on 03/23/2012 8:47:47 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: Responsibility2nd

If Obama had a son he’d look like Tyrone.


27 posted on 03/23/2012 8:58:33 AM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: momtothree

My stepfather was 91 and my mother was 85 when they died two years ago. They had lived in Tulsa - just a mile away from where the Straits lived.

I can’t explain the hurt and anger I feel knowing this happened.


28 posted on 03/23/2012 8:59:16 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: All

I just did a search for “media stories about strait family”.....

Zero, none, nada, zip, zilch, nyet...........


30 posted on 03/23/2012 9:07:34 AM PDT by Boonie
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I just did a search for “media stories about trayvon martin”.....

I stopped after 33 continueous pages of trayvon martin shooting stories......


31 posted on 03/23/2012 9:13:59 AM PDT by Boonie
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To: Responsibility2nd

Btt


32 posted on 03/23/2012 9:15:42 AM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Poor widdle hate-filled thug. I wonder who filled that innocent little black boy with so much hate? Was he a Rush listener since diapers? Didn’t he grow up to know Al Sharpton is a ‘minister’? Doesn’t he know America has a halfrican drug addled commie fraud criminal as our president? What more does this sad figure of a person want????? ... Ah, I know, he wants Rush Limbaugh off the airwaves. That’ll do it for him and he will magically turn into a peaceful, loving human being, against ALL his upbringing.


33 posted on 03/23/2012 9:25:57 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Boonie

A search of Google News reveals 48 stories about the Strait’s, and 10,727 stories about Trayvon Martin.


34 posted on 03/23/2012 9:46:32 AM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America will survive this Obamination.)
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As I said....

“Yes, I know that I put this little local story in Headline Front Page News. And it may well get bumped to chat...”

I’m sure I’ll be seeing the Trayvon Martin stories moved to chat in 5, 4, 3.....


35 posted on 03/23/2012 10:14:01 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Responsibility2nd
“Where are the rallies? Where is the protest? Where is President Obama speaking out about the black on white crimes that are committed?

And lets not overlook the young white boy in Kansas City that was chased down by a black mob and set on fire recently.”

All of that is different!/s

36 posted on 03/23/2012 10:19:57 AM PDT by mongo141 (Revolution ver 2.0, just a matter of when, not a matter of if!)
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To: Responsibility2nd
To bad the TODAY Show couldn't have bumped this morning's piece on the ghost-writing of celebrity cookbooks to give this case some airtime.
37 posted on 03/23/2012 10:22:42 AM PDT by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: LibWhacker

if obamma had a grandmother, she’d look like
Mrs. Strait...oh wait...


38 posted on 03/23/2012 10:47:36 AM PDT by americas.best.days...
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To: Responsibility2nd

It is absolutely essential that WE ALL take the time to forward any story like this which is being spiked by the MSM because it does not fit their narrative.

It only takes a few minutes to carpet bomb your e-mail list of like minded individuals or maybe even those sitting on the fence like “moderates”

Sometimes it is just fun to toss this in the face of a died in the wool liberal.

Right now I see no other way to combat the daily barrage of communist slanted reporting by our MSM. We have to start doing their job.


39 posted on 03/23/2012 10:51:54 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Welcome to the new USSA (United Socialist States of Amerika))
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To: Responsibility2nd
This tragic story was one and done for the news media. Never again will this gentlemen ‘trend’ on Yahoo.
40 posted on 03/23/2012 11:26:55 AM PDT by Realman30 ("I've already made a donation to Haiti. It's called taxes". . . . El Rushbo.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Unfortunately, Mr. Strait had to go back in the hospital this morning suffering from complications.

This just plain sucks.


41 posted on 03/23/2012 11:33:10 AM PDT by OSTATE
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To: paul51
I’d like to take a baseball bat to those responsible.

Icepick in the kidneys.

42 posted on 03/23/2012 11:59:19 AM PDT by Max in Utah (A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within.)
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I’d like to take a baseball bat to those responsible.

Icepick in the kidneys. Repeat as needed.

43 posted on 03/23/2012 12:00:47 PM PDT by Max in Utah (A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within.)
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To: OSTATE
How very sad. And today was the day of his beloved wife's funeral.
 
From the article....
 

"After he found out she was gone, we brought her in to him, and turned her to where he couldn't see her bad side and he held her hand for quite awhile and all he could say was I loved that old woman, I loved that old woman for so long,"

44 posted on 03/23/2012 12:45:54 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Bob Strait was born in 1922. I can see Mr. Strait growing up in depression, dust bowl era Oklahoma. Real poor by any of today’s standards, but living a happy life, I like to think, all the same.

I imagine him as a 21 year old in the 101st Airborne, sitting on a steel bench in a plane waiting to jump. The darkness, the anti-aircraft explosions, waiting to jump into something terrifying.

He’s fortunate and he survives. He marries Nancy, they raise six children. The couple work, they contribute to their church and neighborhood. They live a modest and I’m suspecting, a happy life.

These two people represent the absolute core of what made this country. They are the diametric opposite of both the killer and a large swath of the people now in apparent control of this country.

Bob is alive, but both lives effectively ended when this unfathomable evil savagery wanted their 12 year old car and a television.

I’m a northerner, but I’m certain this would never have happened during the Jim Crow south. This country seems headed to a very bad end.


45 posted on 03/23/2012 12:47:52 PM PDT by Jay Santos CP ("Idiocracy"... It's no longer just a movie.)
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To: Jay Santos CP
the American people have no morals or character let alone common sense...

we make wrong, feel right and right, feel wrong.....or so we're told...

we must accept homosexual sex as just another life choice...

we must provide abortions to any and all...

we must give up our earned SS benefits and have our earned Medicare benefits skimmed back because for some cockamamie reason, its more important to treat ILLEGAL citizens who have no skin in the game, better than the real citizens...

we must accept that Jesus can be no part of Christmas celebrations...

we allow these animals to run around and we make excuses for them...

my excuse for them is that THEY ARE ANIMALS and should be treated as such....

46 posted on 03/23/2012 1:02:36 PM PDT by cherry
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To: Responsibility2nd
What can we do to get this story....and the pictures of the dear couple....and the thug who did it....

on front page news.....

Why wasn't this called a hate crime?

47 posted on 03/23/2012 2:28:03 PM PDT by Guenevere (....Whom God calls,... He equips......Press On Santorum!)
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To: Responsibility2nd
It's beyond imagining....
...a sweet elderly couple

I'm sorry for your loss

48 posted on 03/23/2012 2:31:34 PM PDT by Guenevere (....Whom God calls,... He equips......Press On Santorum!)
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To: Guenevere

Well, I put it in Front Page News here at FR. But I knew the mods would move it to chat. And they did.

See post 35.

It seems that FR - like the lame stream media - is more interested in non-stop coverage of Trayvon Martin.


49 posted on 03/23/2012 3:45:29 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Responsibility2nd; All

It was reported that the couple were just getting over the flu and were very weak.
They were also unable to care for themselves any longer and were due to be sent to a nursing home the next day.

Can you just imagine how that sweet 85 year old lady must have suffered being beaten and raped?
She was probably gang raped repeatedly...but we’ll never hear that in the news.

Can you just imagine how the 90 year old husband must have suffered seeing his dear wife raped before his eyes?

I hope they catch all of the feral gang of animals who did this, imprison them and their fellow inmates torture and kill them.

I bombarded the MSM with this story and demanded to know why it wasn’t covered.
I urge you to do the same.

MSNBC comments page:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/10285339/

.


50 posted on 03/24/2012 5:23:09 AM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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