Skip to comments.Police: Attacker threw acid in Vancouver woman's face [UPDATE: False Report/Self-Inflicted Attack]
Posted on 09/01/2010 3:42:43 AM PDT by markomalley
VANCOUVER, Wash. A bizarre attack sent a Vancouver woman to the hospital on Monday and police said they believe her attacker threw some kind of acid in her face.
Bethany Storro had no idea who the woman was who attacked her and no idea why someone picked her for an attack.
Storro, 28, doesnt usually wear sunglasses but she bought a pair about an hour before the attack. Those glasses may have saved her eyesight.
She had stopped to get a coffee at a Starbucks near Esther Short Park at 8th and Columbia and was getting something out of her car when a woman came up and asked her if she wanted a drink.
Storro decline and thats when she was hit with a cup of some sort of acid, burning her face and clothes.
Her family says shes stable and is keeping a positive attitude. They say they are trying to make some sense of what happened.
Who wakes up in the morning and says, Im going to go and burn somebodys face with acid? said Storros mother, Nancy Neuwelt. Its
pretty bizarre. I dont know what kind of a person - obviously, theres something wrong. But were going to do what we need to do.
Police dont have any suspects.
The incident happened just after 7 p.m. Monday night, and police are hoping someone who was in the area at the time may remember seeing what happened and call them with a tip.
Storro is recovering at the burn center at Legacy Emanuel Hospital.
The first suspect in all senseless crimes against humanity must be the mohammedans.
The second suspect would be street gang initiations, brought to you by non-enforcement of immigration policy and generations of fatherless “welfare” babies.
Acid in the face - that’s a jihadi tactic.
A tiny sampler ON THE INTERNET:
March 10, 2009
Special Dispatch No.2276
“Egyptian Cleric Safwat Higazi Calls to Shut Down Starbucks in the Arab and Islamic World, Saying: Their Logo is the Jewish Queen Esther”
It does smell like a Sharia terrorist.
What she was wearing at the time of the attack might give a clue. If she was dressed in ways the Muslim fanatics find offensive, it could be why she was selected as a target.
I am just very thankful she had those sunglasses on. I think her Guardian Angel was definitely looking after her.
"She had stopped to get a coffee at a Starbucks near Esther Short Park at 8th and Columbia..."
There is a difference?
The attacker spoke to the victim first- Hey pretty lady do you want to drink this?
There could be a Starbucks connection. Or as someone said, gangs. Acid-throwing happens in the UK, too, but usually not in the face.
I’m guessing paranoid schizophrenia. Needed muslim conversion as an excuse to act out. But then I’m an engineer and not a psychiatrist. (But I play one on TV)
So who specializes in alkali-throwing, then?
“Police said the assailant was described as a black woman between 25 and 35, who wore a green shirt and khaki shorts, The Columbian reported. She had medium-length black hair that was pulled back.”
I doubt a recent Muslim convert would be wearing shorts, with no head cover at all. I understand the authorization to lie for Islam, the need to hide identity, but somehow this does not seem to me to be a shari’a crazed attacker.
Prior to the revolution in Iran 30some years ago -jihad started EXACTLY this way on the streets of Teheran- This is a fact-lucky enough not to have been vicitmized by this horrible crime but saw it with my own eyes those women who were disfigured.
Jihad has started people...........
Do we know if it’s acid or alkali? It dissolved her shirt, hinting at acid, plus, action was very fast, also hinting at acid. It would be nice to know what her shirt was made of. NaOH and KOH don’t eat polyester.
Not enough information yet to know what it was.
Sounds more like your basic black on white crime that has intensified since Bozo took office.
Jeez, when you here hoof steps, don’t think zebra.
If this woman has a husband or boyfriend, ask him what he’s been up to lately and with whom.
Then why didn’t the woman throw the acid on the husband if that was the case. It is a black on white crime, simple as that and very obvious. These crimes have been increasing steadily since Bozo took office, or do you think when a bunch of people go around shouting “it’s beat whitey night” or a group of blacks go around randomly sucker punching whites that maybe these people’s spouses had something to do with it?
Cuz that’s not what crazy broads do.
I suspect a recent divorce. Combining the mom’s last name and victim’s first name leads to a Bethany Neuwelt who graduated from a private Christian school in Idaho, Class of 2000. The mom said Bethany moved to Vancouver “for a fresh start”.
The mom works in a Vancouver Christian church. I think the victim’s dad is a physician, but that’s not clear.
I don’t see any strange links or associations here. This is probably a “random attack”, a term I dislike because it is not random from the perp’s viewpoint at all.
Is Bethany Storro Jewish?
That would be a distinction without difference.
Police donât have any suspects.
Had coffee there many times. There is a sort of hotel shelter for all sorts of mentally challenged folks about 6 or 7 blocks from there. I would look there first.
Talk about Sad. This country is being reduced to crimes like this ?
SKETCH OF THE SUSPECT:
Note: Videos, a photo, sketch included:
“Bethany Storro, burned by acid in Vancouver, will not let attack ‘wreck my life’”
Published: Thursday, September 02, 2010, 9:00 PM Updated: Friday, September 03, 2010, 11:47 AM
Stuart Tomlinson, The Oregonian
SNIPPET: “”Anyone with information on the attack is asked to call Vancouver Police Major Crimes Detective Wally Stefan at 360-487-7425.”
It was a black woman who threw the acid.
This comment shows the hate you have for Black people. The attack was self inflicted. You are right. Every since our president was elected people like you have been promoting hate. I don’t see in any of the comments where the people that promoted hate apologized from their foolishment. This is the real problem with this country. You know the truth but you still spread hate. The only Bozo is the one pointing the finger. Look in the mirror and you will find the person that is destroying this country and our world.
BTW, you are a little late with your comment on this article, since this article was posted it has been revealed that the woman poured acid on herself for some sick reason or other. However, the woman who was doused in Arizona by a copy cat was doused by a black woman.
The hate some blacks(not all blacks but enough to make it a big problem)have for whites is akin, part and parcel, to the hate muslims have for all infidels.
“Police say Vancouver acid attack self-inflicted”
by Colin Miner and Michael Rollins, KGW staff
Posted on September 16, 2010 at 4:22 PM
SNIPPET: “VANCOUVER — An investigation indicated that the reported acid attack on Bethany Storro was self-inflicted, Vancouver Police said Thursday.
They called the incident a hoax during a press conference. They said the results of the investigation will now be turned over to the county prosecutor’s office.
Chief Clifford Cook said discrepancies started to appear as detectives started to investigate the case.
This morning, police served a search warrant, then interviewed Storro, who said the attack was a self-inflicted hoax.”