Skip to comments.Martin MacNeill: Was his wife Michele's death accidental or was it murder?
Posted on 12/06/2010 9:47:33 AM PST by Colofornian
Editor's note: For more than a year, Deseret News reporter Sara Lenz has investigated the life of Martin MacNeill. The information in this story comes from court documents, 911 calls, police reports, an autopsy report, a search warrant affidavit, psychology reports and dozens of interviews with investigators, attorneys, police officers, neighbors, victims and family members detailing why some believe MacNeill may have killed his wife, Michele.
Martin worked part time at the BYU Health Center while earning a law degree. He graduated from BYU's law school in 1990...
He started working part time for the BYU Health Center, but failed to disclose that he had a diagnosed psychological disorder and had been convicted of felonies.
His work at BYU was punctuated by accusations of rape, complaints of unprofessional conduct and misdiagnosis. He was terminated in 1999 for undisclosed reasons.
Since her mother's death, Rachel has received dozens of phone calls from people who say her father hurt them. Many women have called to say Martin either propositioned them, had sexual relations with them or raped them.
Some have cried on the phone to her for hours.
"It's horrifying to hear their stories and how their life has been affected by my dad," Rachel said...
One of the women from their LDS ward told Rachel she was propositioned by Martin over the Internet. Another man said he witnessed Martin raping someone years ago when Rachel was still a toddler.
Karen Wright, now 56, was the first woman to call Rachel. She claims Martin took advantage of her 14 years ago when she was his patient at the BYU Health Center.
But the alleged abuse wasn't just outside the family. Martin also has a case pending in court for sexual abuse of Alexis.
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The cult of cover up...
Who is Martin McNeil?
Three days after the funeral, Martin told his children he needed a nanny to help with the younger kids something the older daughters told him was unnecessary. Martin asked Rachel to go with him to the LDS Mount Timpanogos Temple to pray about a nanny.
Just outside the temple, a woman whom her dad pretended not to know walked out of the temple and up to Rachel and Martin and began talking to them. Rachel said her dad acted very strange.
"This was the first time I realized something was wrong," she said. "The whole thing had been scripted."
Not only did her father know this woman, he had been dating her for 16 months, she would later learn.
The irony of the mormon PR campaign, "I'm a mormon"....
In recent months we have seen yet another, very significant development. In several defined areas across the United States, an advertising campaign by the Church itself has given Church members a platform from which they can speak for themselves. Unscripted, these members have been empowered to express themselves in a way that was unimaginable just a decade ago. The individual profiles that now appear on Mormon.org capture the robust diversity within Mormon life, embody Mormon values and put a personal face on the institution. The premise behind this campaign is that Church members cannot be easily stereotyped and that in their diversity they find a common thread of belief in following Jesus Christ and in their core values.
Pretty much says it all.
I guess it'll be determkined by whether these some think they have enough evidence to do any thing about it.
Kinda like our favorite FR MORMONs type in wonderful, unscripted stuff?
His wife was found dead in their home in Utah county almost 4 years ago.
It happens all the time around here.
How do people put on an act for years....but they do