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Owner Of Cabin At Center Of Dorner Standoff Watched It Burn On TV
CBSLA.com) ^ | February 13, 2013 11:59 PM

Posted on 02/14/2013 9:00:38 AM PST by BenLurkin

PALMDALE (CBSLA.com) — The owner of the Big Bear-area vacation rental cabin that went up in flames in the Christopher Dorner standoff watched it happen live on television Tuesday afternoon.

Candy Martin of Palmdale didn’t want to speak on-camera, but her two children, Eric and Leah Funnel, told “Inside Edition” they couldn’t believe their eyes when they saw that their family’s cabin was the final act of the Dorner manhunt.

“We turned the TV on and saw the news…the Dorner guy had been caught. I heard he was still in the Big Bear area, (but) I thought he was long gone. And then they said ‘Seven Oaks Mountain Cabins’ and we were like…wow,” said Leah.

Eric said, “I got a text from my mom saying, ‘Dorner’s at the cabin. Firefight.’ Lo and behold… there’s our cabin. There’s no mistaking our cabin up there.”

The siblings said their mother, who owns seven cabins near the Seven Oaks community, called police to let them know there was no cable, Internet or phone service in the vacant rental for Dorner to use.

The Funnel’s said despite the ruins of the cabin, their hearts are with the families who lost loved ones.

“Whatever happened to our cabin is inconsequential compared to what they lost. So I’m grateful law enforcement did what they needed to do to get this guy so he’s not on the loose anymore,” said Eric


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KEYWORDS: django; dorner; mumia; rambro
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To: Ol' Dan Tucker

Well, then, no wonder LAPD fired Dorner.

He forgot to shoot the dog.


51 posted on 02/14/2013 11:50:32 AM PST by LadyBuck (Illegal aliens are like sperm. Millions get in but only one works....)
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To: shooter223

>When you say “municipality”,you mean taxpayers,right?<

In a perfect world, the police should pay for the rebuild.

But, in this case, it’s going to land in the taxpayers’ laps.


52 posted on 02/14/2013 11:57:02 AM PST by Darnright ("I don't trust liberals, I trust conservatives." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca)
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To: BenLurkin

Just imagine filing that insurance claim!


53 posted on 02/14/2013 12:16:37 PM PST by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: RightOnTheBorder
I guess I am missing why it was better to set the cabin on fire than to simply wait for him to run out of food/water.

I think it's pretty obvious that you are a liberal agitator and cop hater.

</sarcasm>

54 posted on 02/14/2013 12:21:57 PM PST by Half Vast Conspiracy (Based on a letter from an 8 year old…school is now illegal…”cuz it’s yuckey and dumb".)
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To: SeaHawkFan
If these cops were soldiers in Iraq, they’d be getting a court martial for murder.

You are correct.

55 posted on 02/14/2013 12:24:04 PM PST by Half Vast Conspiracy (Based on a letter from an 8 year old…school is now illegal…”cuz it’s yuckey and dumb".)
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To: dirtboy

The cops didn’t shoot him in a fire fight, they burned down a house around him. That was a calculated move to kill him and if you or I did that we would spend the rest of our lives in jail. The fact that a deputy was killed does not give them the authority to perpetrate a revenge murder.


56 posted on 02/14/2013 1:02:32 PM PST by RightOnTheBorder
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To: Ol' Dan Tucker; BenLurkin; 1_Rain_Drop

Thanks to all of you for clearing that up for me.


57 posted on 02/14/2013 1:32:36 PM PST by Spunky
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