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Metallica offers reward for missing fan (in Virginia- an additional $50G)
Yahoo! News (AFP) ^ | 10/26/2009 | n/a

Posted on 10/26/2009 10:02:42 AM PDT by Pyro7480

American heavy metal band Metallica has stumped up 50,000 dollars in reward money for a fan who disappeared at one of their concerts, a campaign website said Monday.

Police have been searching for blond-haired, blue-eyed Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington, 20, since she went missing from a Metallica concert in Charlottesville, Virginia on the evening of Saturday, October 17....

"The Band Metallica is also adding an additional 50,000 dollars to the reward bringing it to 150,000 dollars for Morgan's safe return or information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for Morgan's disappearance," it said.

Metallica has also posted an appeal on its official website along with photos of Harrington under the headline, "One Of Our Fans Is Missing."

"Morgan has blond hair and blue eyes, is 5'6", 120 lbs., and was wearing a black 'Pantera' T-shirt, black skirt, and black boots," the ad said....

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: charlottesville; coeds; jpa; jpj; metallica; missing; missingperson; reward; uva; virginia; virginiatech; vt

Morgan Harrington
1 posted on 10/26/2009 10:02:45 AM PDT by Pyro7480
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To: Pyro7480

Poor girl. And her poor parents—how they must be suffering. Not much chance this is going to turn out well.


2 posted on 10/26/2009 10:05:02 AM PDT by ottbmare (I could agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.)
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To: Pyro7480; Owl_Eagle; Sam's Army; Darksheare; pissant; najida; r-q-tek86; blackie; Rightly Biased; ..

MISSING GIRL...PING!!!


3 posted on 10/26/2009 10:05:45 AM PDT by Jersey Republican Biker Chick (Cleverly disguised as a responsible adult.)
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To: Pyro7480

good move by this group. Am a recent Metallica fan (just started listening to their music - seems to grow on you the more you listen).


4 posted on 10/26/2009 10:06:06 AM PDT by marvlus
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To: Pyro7480

Metallica, did not have to this..............thanks guys.


5 posted on 10/26/2009 10:06:11 AM PDT by Kakaze (Exterminate Islamofacism and apologize for nothing.....except not doing it sooner!)
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To: Pyro7480
...a fan who disappeared at one of their concerts.

How do you disappear at a concert? You could disappear AFTER the concert, though.

6 posted on 10/26/2009 10:06:14 AM PDT by library user
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To: Pyro7480

Very cool of them.

Pray for her return safely!


7 posted on 10/26/2009 10:07:49 AM PDT by autumnraine (You can't fix stupid, but you can vote it out!)
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To: ottbmare
"Poor girl. And her poor parents—how they must be suffering. Not much chance this is going to turn out well."

I am hoping for her sake and for her family that she is safe, but you are right it is probably mot going to turn out well.

Prayers for her and fer her family and friends who love her.

8 posted on 10/26/2009 10:08:10 AM PDT by Jersey Republican Biker Chick (Cleverly disguised as a responsible adult.)
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To: library user; tx_eggman

I was made to disappear at a Cris Angel performance once...


9 posted on 10/26/2009 10:08:17 AM PDT by SpinnerWebb (mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves)
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To: Pyro7480

Big kudos to Metallica (one of my all time favorites) for doing this.

I pray she’s found safe.


10 posted on 10/26/2009 10:12:05 AM PDT by JenB987
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To: JenB987

Don’t really care for their music, but they seem to know right from wrong and side strongly on the right. Good on em. Hope this helps soon. $150K may very well make someone talk real quick. Prayers up for the lost one.


11 posted on 10/26/2009 10:15:25 AM PDT by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: 537cant be wrong; Aeronaut; bassmaner; Bella_Bru; Big Guy and Rusty 99; Brian Allen; cgk; ...

PING


12 posted on 10/26/2009 10:16:28 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (I refuse to "reduce my carbon footprint" all the while Lenin remains in an airconditioned shrine)
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To: Pyro7480

I guess Lars heard she pirated some songs off napster.

Very sad, I hope she is found alive somehow.


13 posted on 10/26/2009 10:16:49 AM PDT by SengirV
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To: equalitybeforethelaw
Metallica: Don't Tread on Me

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Db1s-eV-Bd0

14 posted on 10/26/2009 10:22:06 AM PDT by nonliberal (Graduate: Curtis E. LeMay School of International Relations)
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To: equalitybeforethelaw

“Don’t really care for their music, but they seem to know right from wrong and side strongly on the right. Good on em.”

James Hetfield has long been rumored to be conservative/libertarian on many, many issues. He doesn’t shout his politics from the roof top (thankfully) but he’s not ashamed of his beliefs either. He’s definately not a Hollywood leftist pig.

He’s one of the good guys in rock n roll and it doesn’t shock me they would do something like this. The relationship Metallica has with it’s fan base is special and they know it.


15 posted on 10/26/2009 10:23:34 AM PDT by JenB987
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To: JenB987

As I said. Good on em. Do the right thing and pray it works.


16 posted on 10/26/2009 10:28:58 AM PDT by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: library user
How do you disappear at a concert? You could disappear AFTER the concert, though.

No. She literally disappeared at the concert. She went to use the restroom in the venue and hasn't been seen since. Very strange.

17 posted on 10/26/2009 10:30:00 AM PDT by Drew68
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To: Pyro7480

“Do you bury me when I’m gone?
“Do you teach me while I’m here?
“Just as soon as I belong,
“Then it’s time I disappear....”


18 posted on 10/26/2009 10:32:07 AM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: library user

Have you been to these types of concerts? Crowded, loud and dark. It would be very easy to be taken during a concert and no one notice.

Good move by Metallica.


19 posted on 10/26/2009 10:34:20 AM PDT by Soul Seeker
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To: Pyro7480
I always cringe when I hear of a beautiful girl like this
disappearing. Not that that makes her any more valuable, it's just the likelihood of what may have happened to her.
20 posted on 10/26/2009 10:35:34 AM PDT by CrazyIvan (What's "My Struggle" in Kenyan?)
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To: Drew68

Here what we have heard:

She called her friends about 9:30PM and told them she was locked out of the venue and could not get back in. She was going to try to find her way home. She left the arena to have a smoke. They found her purse and cell phone in the parking lot with the battery missing from the phone (GPS?)


21 posted on 10/26/2009 10:37:15 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: AppyPappy

That is a big reward - good for Metallica, but this does not sound good. I think I saw her parents interviewed on Greta or somewhere.


22 posted on 10/26/2009 10:39:47 AM PDT by GnuHere
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To: AppyPappy
They found her purse and cell phone in the parking lot with the battery missing from the phone (GPS?)

Damn. Not good.

23 posted on 10/26/2009 10:42:51 AM PDT by Drew68
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To: SpinnerWebb
I see you've returned!

Prayers for the poor girl. Kudos to the band.

24 posted on 10/26/2009 11:00:03 AM PDT by Beloved Levinite (I have a new name for the occupier of The Oval Office: KING FRAUD! (pronounced King "Faa-raud"))
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To: marvlus

Old Metallica, from 83-91 good... New Metallica SUCKS! But good move by the guys..


25 posted on 10/26/2009 11:48:55 AM PDT by crazydad
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To: Jersey Republican Biker Chick

Prayers for this girl to be found alive & well.


26 posted on 10/26/2009 11:58:50 AM PDT by pandoraou812 (Don't play leapfrog with a unicorn.....................^........................)
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To: JenB987

Thats because he grew up in N. Orange Cty Calif in Brea...so just like me....it’s “inbred”..born with a big “R”


27 posted on 10/26/2009 11:59:17 AM PDT by BubbaJunebug (s)
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To: library user

I lost a girlfriend at a Van Halen concert in ‘82. Never saw her again, well except when she came by to get her cat. I still miss that cat.

It is really unbelievable when you see the stats of the amount of people that go missing every year, some run away, some are found, some are never seen again. Scary evil people out there.


28 posted on 10/26/2009 12:00:18 PM PDT by enraged
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To: enraged
I lost a girlfriend at a Van Halen concert in ‘82. Never saw her again, well except when she came by to get her cat. I still miss that cat.

Did you tell her to take off the Van Halen T-Shirt before she jinxes the band and they break up.

29 posted on 10/26/2009 12:02:21 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: enraged
It is really unbelievable when you see the stats of the amount of people that go missing every year, some run away, some are found, some are never seen again.

Especially adults. When children get abducted by strangers (which, contrary to media sensationalism, isn't really that often) the police get involved immediately. When adults go missing, it can take a while before law enforcement gets involved with valuable investigative time getting lost in the process. Some jurisdictions won't even file a missing adult report until several days have passed because so many "missing" adults voluntarily disappear. They run away from bad marriages, bad debts, personal demons, etc...

That doesn't sound like the case here. This definitely sounds like foul play and at this point, I don't think the ending is going to be a good one. There's still a lot of evil people lurking in the shadows. If you go to the various missing children and missing adults databases on the 'net, they're full of people who vanished, in some cases decades ago, and we're never seen from again. Scary stuff to think about people just disappearing without a trace.

30 posted on 10/26/2009 12:15:04 PM PDT by Drew68
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To: crazydad
New Metallica SUCKS!

Death Magnetic marks the return of their Mojo.

It's very good.

31 posted on 10/26/2009 12:19:23 PM PDT by TChris (There is no freedom without the possibility of failure.)
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To: SpinnerWebb
I was made to disappear at a Cris Angel performance once...

I believe the technical term is Ejected

32 posted on 10/26/2009 12:22:41 PM PDT by tx_eggman (Obama has "Czars" because men with more integrity than he has still use the titles "Don" and "Capo")
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To: Pyro7480

Actually, only a small part of the arena is in Charlottesville. Most of the building is in Albemarle County, and it isn’t clear from the story where the cell phone and purse were found.


33 posted on 10/26/2009 12:58:28 PM PDT by Gondring (Paul Revere would have been flamed as a naysayer troll and told to go back to Boston.)
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To: TChris

“Death Magnetic marks the return of their Mojo.”

I second that. The Judas Kiss and Cyanide are classic Metallica. And I really enjoyed the third Unforgiven song, too. Very operatic, showcases their musical/melodic/story telling talents.

This album is definately returning to their roots, but shows the maturity and transition of the band.


34 posted on 10/26/2009 1:08:26 PM PDT by JenB987
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To: Pyro7480
Update and bump.

Medical Examiner Positively Identifies Remains as Morgan Harrington

Speculation?

35 posted on 01/27/2010 9:59:30 AM PST by Blogatron (Not my president.)
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