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Bengals Chris Henry Has Died
WKRC ^ | 12-17-2009 9:56 am | WKRC

Posted on 12/17/2009 7:02:16 AM PST by TSgt

Edited on 12/17/2009 7:12:27 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chris Henry died Thursday morning after he was seriously hurt during what police are calling a "domestic situation" in Charlotte, North Carolina on Wednesday.

The team's receiver fell out of the back of a pickup truck Wednesday during what police described as a domestic dispute with his fiancee. Henry was found in the road about eight miles north of downtown Charlotte "apparently suffering life-threatening injuries," according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police. Police spokesman Robert Fey said officers were stationed near the 26-year-old Henry's hospital room.


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A sad and early ending for this troubled soul.
1 posted on 12/17/2009 7:02:16 AM PST by TSgt
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To: MikeWUSAF
God thing Tiger doesn’t own a pickup truck.

Seriously, this is tragic. Kids lost their father.

2 posted on 12/17/2009 7:06:05 AM PST by Col Frank Slade
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To: MikeWUSAF

His wife will serve time for this. Rumor is that she shook him out of the truck. Say goodbye to your kids, Loleini. I hope this tantrum was worth it.


3 posted on 12/17/2009 7:06:26 AM PST 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: MikeWUSAF

4 posted on 12/17/2009 7:06:35 AM PST by Lizavetta
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To: MikeWUSAF

Sometimes a guy’s demons are too much to overcome. On another note, when a chick’s mad at you, and she’s driving, jumping into the back of the pickup is a bad idea. Run the other way.


5 posted on 12/17/2009 7:08:09 AM PST by Richard Kimball (We're all criminals. They just haven't figured out what some of us have done yet.)
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To: MikeWUSAF

Domestic situation. Maybe had Tiger Woods died everyone wouldn’t have been saying he “deserved” to get hit with a golf club while driving a car.


6 posted on 12/17/2009 7:09:18 AM PST by Williams (It's the policies, stupid)
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To: AppyPappy
Fey said no charges would be filed Wednesday. This seems odd, and it is a newspaper report, but they're saying they won't file charges.
7 posted on 12/17/2009 7:09:45 AM PST by Richard Kimball (We're all criminals. They just haven't figured out what some of us have done yet.)
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To: AppyPappy

Not necessarily. If it can be shown that he was threatening her in some way, and she feared he was going to harm her, and that was why she was trying to shake him out of the truck, then she may get off for self-defense. (I’m not a lawyer, and I didn’t stay at a Holiday Inn Express, but I do watch a lot of Law & Order).


8 posted on 12/17/2009 7:11:35 AM PST by murron (Proud Mom of a Marine Vet)
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To: murron

Self defense by the driver against someone in the BACK of the pickup? Only on tv, unless he had a gun.


9 posted on 12/17/2009 7:13:15 AM PST by Williams (It's the policies, stupid)
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To: Col Frank Slade

The article says “raising three children” - are they all his? I realize he’s 26 and in some neighborhoods he could be getting close to being a grandfather, but that seems young to me to have three children.


10 posted on 12/17/2009 7:13:38 AM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (He's changing his name from Tiger to Cheetah)
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To: Richard Kimball

Will charges be files on Thursday or Friday? Hopefully, the police are investigating this. It certainly looks suspicious.


11 posted on 12/17/2009 7:14:35 AM PST by miele man
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To: GOP_Raider

PING!


12 posted on 12/17/2009 7:14:58 AM PST by Roccus (My anger IS manufactured.......................................in the WHITE HOUSE and CONGRESS!!)
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To: murron

If she was hurt, she could claim fear. Henry was trouble.


13 posted on 12/17/2009 7:15:20 AM PST 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: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

Maybe hers from previous marriage ?


14 posted on 12/17/2009 7:15:20 AM PST by Col Frank Slade
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To: Col Frank Slade

Props for continuing the regrettable FR tradition of cracking wise over sad situations. /s

I’m curious. What’s the motivation? (Assuming you are not a 13 year old.)


15 posted on 12/17/2009 7:15:26 AM PST by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine Lance Corporal is in Iraq.)
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To: MikeWUSAF

Heartbreaking end. May he rest in peace.


16 posted on 12/17/2009 7:15:41 AM PST by Carley (OBAMA IS A MALEVOLENT FORCE IN THE WORLD)
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To: Col Frank Slade

They were his trophies with her. Oldest is 4 I think.


17 posted on 12/17/2009 7:16:06 AM PST 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: MikeWUSAF

It’s a tragedy. His children losing their father and from what I read, he had finally turned things around. He was not associating the same people. He seemed to finally be on a path to success and away from the criminal element. As a lifelong Bengal fan I am saddened today by this news.


18 posted on 12/17/2009 7:16:22 AM PST by morans14
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To: don-o

I said it is tragic.


19 posted on 12/17/2009 7:16:56 AM PST by Col Frank Slade
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To: morans14

RIP


20 posted on 12/17/2009 7:17:37 AM PST by Tuxedo (The seeds of the next Revolution are sown....)
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To: MikeWUSAF

RIP Chris Henry.

Charlotte seems to have a history of Athletes involved in
tragedy.

Charlotte Hornet Bobby Phils died about 10 years ago in Charlotte in a car crash while drag racing.

Panther Fred Lane was gunned down by his wife about ten years ago.

Rae Carruth had his wife shot because he did not want to pay child support.


21 posted on 12/17/2009 7:17:47 AM PST by Le Chien Rouge
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To: AppyPappy

I doubt she even gets charged. Unless there are witnesses showing she drove in a manner to intentionally throw him from the bed of the pickup, she could argue she didn’t even know he was back there.

Even if she did swerve back and forth or stop short, she could argue that she felt threatened by him and it was in self defense. It is not a big stretch to claim you perceived a boyfriend, with a checkered pass, who following a domestic dipute, chased down your pickup and jumped into the bed, while it was moving, to be a threat.


22 posted on 12/17/2009 7:17:51 AM PST by Above My Pay Grade ("I don't have a whole lot of mercy for the bad guys, I'm on the good guys' side." -Sarah Palin)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

LeBron James is the father of two children.

The culture is being driven into the ditch by people who idolize those with a lack of character.

Dan Quayle was right.


23 posted on 12/17/2009 7:18:16 AM PST by Carley (OBAMA IS A MALEVOLENT FORCE IN THE WORLD)
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To: Col Frank Slade

Marriage, or something, yeah possible.


24 posted on 12/17/2009 7:18:34 AM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (He's changing his name from Tiger to Cheetah)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

When my son was born, my roommate was 19 and the grandmother was 36!


25 posted on 12/17/2009 7:18:53 AM PST by bboop (We don't need no stinkin' VAT)
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To: MikeWUSAF

How sad. Prayers for the family, especially the kids. They are the ones who are going to suffer the most from this tragedy.


26 posted on 12/17/2009 7:19:17 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (Socialism is hip until somebody loses a paycheck)
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To: scott says; Perdogg; mainepatsfan

Sad ping :(


27 posted on 12/17/2009 7:19:24 AM PST by bamahead (Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. -- Sallust)
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To: Richard Kimball
No charges = "She did something dumb, and he did something equally if not more dumb". He paid the price for it.

Stupidity isn't against the law, I'd imagine.

28 posted on 12/17/2009 7:19:39 AM PST by wbill
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To: Richard Kimball

“On another note, when a chick’s mad at you, and she’s driving, jumping into the back of the pickup is a bad idea. Run the other way.”

It just seems to me that African American women are particularly violent.


29 posted on 12/17/2009 7:19:58 AM PST by brownsfan (The average American: Uninformed, and unconcerned.)
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To: morans14

And while we’re at it....let’s pray that Tiger keeps his cell phone to himself.

There is redemption for everyone. This is a sad tale of tragic loss. Hopefully, a wake up call for others.


30 posted on 12/17/2009 7:20:17 AM PST by Carley (OBAMA IS A MALEVOLENT FORCE IN THE WORLD)
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To: AppyPappy
His wife will serve time for this. Rumor is that she shook him out of the truck.

"Your honor, ladies and gentlemen of the jury, my client, a mother of young children, was in fear for her life and when she attempted to flee a brutal and unprovoked assault from the man she thought loved her and his children, her assailant, a powerful athelete bolted into the bed of the only conveyance available to her, a pick up truck. She had no recourse but to continue to flee and when the assailant attempted to enter the cab of the moving truck he lost his grip and fell on to road, being fatally injured in the fall. My client, the mother of small children, could not be sure if he had fallen from the truck or was crouching in the bed, ready to bounce if given the opportunity. My client did not, therefore, stop to investigate but continued to seek assissant to help her cope with her assailant."

31 posted on 12/17/2009 7:20:32 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (The CRU needs adult supervision.)
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To: don-o

I interpreted the wise crack to be about Tiger, not Henry.


32 posted on 12/17/2009 7:20:36 AM PST by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: Carley

I know - it is almost impossible to find an NFL player who isn’t a baby daddy - and race isn’t the issue, ask Tom Brady.


33 posted on 12/17/2009 7:21:02 AM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (He's changing his name from Tiger to Cheetah)
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To: Williams
Self defense by the driver against someone in the BACK of the pickup?

Dude didn't jump in the back for a ride to the 7-11. It seems likely he was pissed and trying to get into the cab. He could probably kick the back window out pretty easily. If so, under those circumstances I could easily understand self-defense.

34 posted on 12/17/2009 7:21:07 AM PST by poindexter
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To: MikeWUSAF

RIP Chris Henry. a troubled young man who is gone way too soon.

One has to wonder though, will we now be treated with a full expose of Chris’ life with unending articles about possible mistresses or links to docs that might have links to someone that mught have links to PED’s????


35 posted on 12/17/2009 7:21:10 AM PST by commish (Freedom tastes sweetest to those who have fought to preserve it.)
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To: MikeWUSAF

May God rest his soul.


36 posted on 12/17/2009 7:21:29 AM PST by BigCinBigD (")
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To: murron
Not necessarily. If it can be shown that he was threatening her in some way, and she feared he was going to harm her, and that was why she was trying to shake him out of the truck, then she may get off for self-defense. (I’m not a lawyer, and I didn’t stay at a Holiday Inn Express, but I do watch a lot of Law & Order).

I agree with you. She was clearly attempting to "retreat," or get away from him. He showed aggressive intent to possibly do harm when he jumped into the bed of the pickup.

37 posted on 12/17/2009 7:21:59 AM PST by Texas Jack
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
Three children and this women as his fiance? Nothing but normal in America.
38 posted on 12/17/2009 7:22:06 AM PST by angcat ("MERRY CHRISTMAS")
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To: bboop

Way back, when my grandparents married that wasn’t so uncommon - but today it seems so strange. I have a good friend who is a NICU nurse in Houston who says she gets 12 year olds having babies quite often.


39 posted on 12/17/2009 7:22:25 AM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (He's changing his name from Tiger to Cheetah)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

“I realize he’s 26 and in some neighborhoods he could be getting close to being a grandfather, but that seems young to me to have three children.”

In the ‘hood, even if you’re a monogomous couple, (yeah, right), you start at 15, technically, they could have 10 kids by now.


40 posted on 12/17/2009 7:22:40 AM PST by brownsfan (The average American: Uninformed, and unconcerned.)
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To: MikeWUSAF; All

sad situation I would not wish on him but Henry has always had anger management issues going back to his days at WVU, a violent streak he could not control and was given opportunity after opportunity which he wasted....

this may seem callous, though it is not meant that way-


41 posted on 12/17/2009 7:23:05 AM PST by God luvs America (When the silent majority speaks the earth trembles!)
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To: MikeWUSAF

What did this crazy woman do, drive wildly with him on the back? This is one of the most bizarre stories I have ever heard!


42 posted on 12/17/2009 7:23:08 AM PST by montag813
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To: morans14
"...he had finally turned things around."

Do you view major public fights with the mother of his children to be on the path to success?

43 posted on 12/17/2009 7:23:12 AM PST by JustaDumbBlonde
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To: AppyPappy

They weren’t married yet. When homicide is involved in the investigation, they know something isn’t right.


44 posted on 12/17/2009 7:23:46 AM PST by rintense (You do not advance conservatism by becoming more liberal. ~ rintense, 2006)
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To: morans14
"As a lifelong Bengal fan I am saddened today by this news."

As a lifelong Steeler fan, I am too. It is human nature I think, that when things go wrong, and bad things befall us, we find it easy to get on our knees and beg God not to give us more than we can handle. However, when good fortune smiles upon us, and we are blessed with gifts and successes, it never occurs to us that maybe we ought to do the same thing, and beg God not to give us more than we can deall with.

A quick look at professional sports, hollywood and the music world is all one needs to realize that too much success poorly managed is potentially every bit as disastrous as any series of tragedies.

45 posted on 12/17/2009 7:23:47 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: brownsfan
Ever hear of Betty Brodrick?
46 posted on 12/17/2009 7:23:57 AM PST by angcat ("MERRY CHRISTMAS")
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To: brownsfan
It just seems to me that African American women are particularly violent.

I guess Elin Nordegren Woods is African-American by injection, then.

47 posted on 12/17/2009 7:24:21 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (The CRU needs adult supervision.)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
The article says “raising three children” - are they all his?

I read he has three kids by 3 or 4 different wimmin, he forgot the actual tally.

48 posted on 12/17/2009 7:24:31 AM PST by I Buried My Guns ( B.L.OA.T. : Buy Lots Of Ammo Today)
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To: MikeWUSAF

Earlier it was reported he jumped into the back of a pickup but now he fell out. Which is it?


49 posted on 12/17/2009 7:24:41 AM PST by bgill (The framers of the US Constitution established an entire federal government in 18 pages.)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

I think she will have to prove fear. Like I said, if she was injured by him, she walks of course. But if not, it will depend on the DA.

I wonder if she left the kids in the house when she left.


50 posted on 12/17/2009 7:25:49 AM PST by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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