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Body found at camp where Brown said he was abused
Boston Herald ^ | 4/6/11 | Dave Wedge and Joe Dwinell

Posted on 04/06/2011 10:01:05 AM PDT by raccoonradio

State police are investigating an apparent suicide after a body was found at Camp Good News in Sandwich — the same Cape Cod camp where U.S. Sen. Scott Brown said he was molested as a boy.

The dead man, who has not yet been publicly identified, apparently took his own life with a gunshot to the head and was found in his car just outside the camp, according to a law enforcement source. A state police spokesman confirmed to the Herald today they are treating the death as a suicide.

The 43-year-old man left a couple of notes indicating he was going to take his own life. The notes indicated that he was “tired of being accused” of molestation and also said goodbyes to loved ones, the source said.

Local and state police descended on the camp earlier this morning, according to the Cape Cod Times. A vehicle with a hearse license plate arrived at the camp at about 11:40 a.m. Officials on the scene are not providing any details.

The Cape Cod Times this morning reported that an employee of Camp Good News who is being investigated for molesting a child there 26 years ago will remain on the job, at least for now, a camp official said yesterday.

The Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe this week launched an investigation into an allegation that a former 10-year-old camper was repeatedly molested at Camp Good News by an employee who still works there, attorney Mitchell Garabedian, who represents the camper, now a 36-year-old man, told the Times.

The camp has been in the news since Brown revealed this winter in his memoir “Against All Odds” that a camp counselor on the Cape molested him in the 1970s. Officials at Camp Good News confirmed the senator had gone there as a kid and they apologized for the attack on him.

O’Keefe’s office began a probe into the allegations in Brown’s book but the investigation has been dropped and Brown has declined to pursue any charges. A spokeswoman for Brown declined to comment today and said the senator would have nothing to say on the matter.


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: campgoodnews; capecod; scottbrown; sexoffenders; sexualabuse; suicide; summercamp
Def. wouldn't be the guy who allegedly molested the Senator. This guy was younger than Scott is...

Brown still not willing to name his alleged abuser. This could sink his re-election hopes, even if it was looking good for him before.

1 posted on 04/06/2011 10:01:14 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

In any other state this RINO would not be reelected to fill that tainted seat of the damned.


2 posted on 04/06/2011 10:03:37 AM PDT by IbJensen (Grab your pitchforks!)
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To: raccoonradio

Camp Good News ?

ironic.


3 posted on 04/06/2011 10:05:54 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

In the state where former Bernard Cardinal “Bunny” Law brushed priest sexual abuse under the rug and was rewarded with a gig at a very, very nice church in the Vatican.


4 posted on 04/06/2011 10:08:36 AM PDT by raccoonradio (..)
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To: raccoonradio

At this point I think I’d prefer to have Martha Coakley as senator.


5 posted on 04/06/2011 10:09:01 AM PDT by ladyjane
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To: raccoonradio

What was Brown position on the burning of the koran. Is he one of those who accuse the Pastor of having blood on his hand for his speech?


6 posted on 04/06/2011 10:11:35 AM PDT by 4rcane
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To: raccoonradio

Very sad if the guy really was innocent. What a horrible charge to have to face. Even if guilt wasn’t proven in court, his reputation would have been forever ruined.

If he was guilty, his suicide just makes him all the more cowardly and he’s answering for his crimes in the afterlife.


7 posted on 04/06/2011 10:15:57 AM PDT by Nickname
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To: raccoonradio

That’s my first thought. The guy is 43, too young to have bothered with Scott.

If the guy was truly guilty, good. If he wasn’t, this is REAL bad. This state has a really really bad track record of falsely accusing people, throwing them in jail and then refusing to reopen the case (Fells Acres anyone?)


8 posted on 04/06/2011 10:16:01 AM PDT by Peter from Rutland
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To: ladyjane

Brown is a squishy middle-of-the-roader, Marsha Chokely is a left wing hack. Chokely is clearly a moron, even worse than the disappointing Brown, but she’s a moron who has hitched her political career to the dreadful Obama bandwagon.

I think Brown added that idiotic detail to his lame boring biography to try to increase sales. (Word is that it’s selling worse than Coupe Deval’s.) Every American (or other male) got groped by a camp counseler or phys-ed teacher or barber at some point in his adolscence, which is why most normal men are queer adverse.


9 posted on 04/06/2011 10:19:30 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Somewhere in Kenya a village is missing its idiot)
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To: raccoonradio
One less Masshole pedophile... I am all broken up on the inside.

He should have just got a law degree and judgeship appointment. Then things would have worked out better for him. Knowing this state, it is entirely possible he was simply an innocent man being blamed for crimes committed by connected peoples... But so it goes, and now know one will ever know or care here. Just feel safe sending your kids to camp, the bad man is gone.

I hope Brown got screwed as good back then as he is screwing the state now.

10 posted on 04/06/2011 10:21:06 AM PDT by mmercier (celestial justice)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

15,000 copies—and yes I did buy one.


11 posted on 04/06/2011 10:21:45 AM PDT by raccoonradio (..)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

Yeah, I got groped at a college party once but you don’t see me writing a book about it or blabbing about it on every radio show in MA.


12 posted on 04/06/2011 10:21:59 AM PDT by Peter from Rutland
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To: 4rcane

Even many of our “conservative” politicians put the blame of the killings in Afghanistan on the Florida pastor who burned the Koran. Bunch of invertabrates!

Do these people blame the murderers or the preacher for the killings? Have we already given in to Muslim blackmail?

This idiocy makes one so pissed off that it takes the burning of a Koran just to cool off.


13 posted on 04/06/2011 10:27:15 AM PDT by 353FMG (The M1911 is mightier than the sword.)
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To: raccoonradio
Howie Carr said (or read a story) yesterday that a report was filed
about child porn being found on a computer at the camp in the
past year or so, and because of the Scott Brown story, the
authorities were going to take another look at the report.

Perhaps that was the incentive? Or the individual had separate "issues"
that had nothing to do with child abuse?

14 posted on 04/06/2011 10:34:06 AM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: mmercier

What do you expect from Assachusetts? A Mark Rubio or Rand Paul?

Wake up to reality, please.


15 posted on 04/06/2011 10:35:26 AM PDT by Peter from Rutland
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To: Peter from Rutland

“eah, I got groped at a college party once “

Being groped at a college party is not comparable to being sexually molested as a child.


16 posted on 04/06/2011 10:37:54 AM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: ladyjane

>At this point I think I’d prefer to have Martha Coakley as senator.<

What’s the difference?

Mass. Attorney General to be keynote speaker at fundraiser for radical transgender group.
http://www.massresistance.org/docs/gen/11b/tranny_fundraiser/index.html

Sen. Scott Brown invites hardcore Mass. homosexual activist to “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” repeal signing ceremony in D.C.
http://www.massresistance.org/docs/gen/10d/brown_dadt/lang.html


17 posted on 04/06/2011 10:39:52 AM PDT by massmike (DADT repeal: the Boy Scouts now have tougher membership requirements than the Army!)
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To: 353FMG

Speaking of burning the koran! This one is a must watch!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_LCLDjPNpf4&feature=mfu_in_order&list=UL


18 posted on 04/06/2011 10:43:06 AM PDT by battletank
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets
“Every American (or other male) got groped by a camp counseler or phys-ed teacher or barber at some point in his adolscence, which is why most normal men are queer adverse”

Ah. . .no.

You are speaking for yourself, not for EVERY man.

You are claiming 100% molestation rate? We are not the mid-east and we are not muslime.

Perhaps you have issues. Not insulting you, just thinking perhaps you experienced such a molestation and are now suffering for it, projecting your experience onto “every” male out there, just so you don't feel alone.

Just a thought.

19 posted on 04/06/2011 10:53:10 AM PDT by Hulka
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets
Every American (or other male) got groped by a camp counseler or phys-ed teacher or barber at some point in his adolscence, which is why most normal men are queer adverse.

I thought it was just us girls who got groped. ;-)

I've given up on MA politics. Brown is as bad as Coakley and Capuano is worse than any of them.

20 posted on 04/06/2011 10:54:22 AM PDT by ladyjane
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To: battletank

Why send it to me? I’m just an insolent infidel.

Now THAT was a woman our congress critters should take as an example.

Send the video to Hamed Karzai, Al-Jazeera and Gen. Patraeus.


21 posted on 04/06/2011 10:56:06 AM PDT by 353FMG (The M1911 is mightier than the sword.)
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To: Peter from Rutland
There are few things meaner than a Massachusetts Liberal. I be one. Do not confuse the communists who rule this place with Liberal peoples. Do not believe that the possibility of Conservative anything is possible here.

You wake your own a$$ up, I know right where I am and what I am doing.

Surviving behind enemy lines, with no possibility of rescue.

22 posted on 04/06/2011 10:59:52 AM PDT by mmercier (left for dead)
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To: battletank

Wow. Who is that woman making the video? I hope she has good security.


23 posted on 04/06/2011 11:12:09 AM PDT by ladyjane
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To: raccoonradio

Scott Brown has an $8 Million war chest. And he’s practically a democrat.

I wonder if democrats might give him a pass to spend their money going after bigger, more conservative fish in 2012.


24 posted on 04/06/2011 11:14:32 AM PDT by proudpapa
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To: raccoonradio

Scott Brown has an $8 Million war chest. And he’s practically a democrat.

I wonder if democrats might give him a pass to spend their money going after bigger, more conservative fish in 2012.


25 posted on 04/06/2011 11:14:32 AM PDT by proudpapa
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets
I got chased by a queer who flashed me and a friend in the 70’s. “He said want a BJ”... We thought he said “want to buy a j”. We followed him and he exposed himself.

We ran like all get out. The cops drove us around all afternoon until we spotted him.

He was the “partner” of former Massachusetts Governor King's
son. As far as I am aware, they both still live happily at the end of my street to this day.

No legal issue came from this, as he was a mental patient on supervised release or something.

They like new Mercedes.

26 posted on 04/06/2011 11:14:47 AM PDT by mmercier (back to the day)
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To: mmercier

You got that right.


27 posted on 04/06/2011 11:27:13 AM PDT by Peter from Rutland
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To: raccoonradio

Cardinal Law was not ‘rewarded with a big gig at the Vatican”. The Cardinal was made the pastor of the Cathedral in Rome, by virtue of his office, even before he resigned from his seat in Boston. And he didn’t go to Rome to take that position until over a year after he left Boston, and well after the State’s Attorney General had publicly stated that he had done nothing illegal, and wouldn’t be charged with any crime.


28 posted on 04/06/2011 11:28:02 AM PDT by SuziQ
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To: SuziQ

Ah OK; which AG was that, Tom “Unfortunately” Reilly, or Croakley? Reilly I think.


29 posted on 04/06/2011 11:54:33 AM PDT by raccoonradio (..)
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To: Peter from Rutland

“... I got groped at a college party once...”

You said you would never, ever tell!!


30 posted on 04/06/2011 11:58:16 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: Peter from Rutland
Even back in the 50's girls got groped, it was almost expected. But most gals knew how to handle a jerk. I am not proud of the fact that at one party a boyfriend of my girlfriend got a knee in the crotch when he backed me into a sink,,,,he was pissed and the other guys told him to shut up and stay away from me. I though it was only a love tap, but I guess I was wrong at age 15. It just seems that people are too stupid to know what to do when groped..especially girls.

My beautiful daughter was the youngest with 4 older brothers, she didn't have any problems either...just a broken heart once and I was ready to get the fellow that broke her heart...(but she said no mom, just forget it).:O)

31 posted on 04/06/2011 12:19:33 PM PDT by goat granny
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To: mmercier

amen!!!!


32 posted on 04/06/2011 12:44:14 PM PDT by outpostinmass2
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To: SuziQ
You're correct Cardinal Law did not commit a crime. Only because at the time it was not against the law, in Massachusetts, for an adult to not report to the police a child being abused. That has all changed so if the same scenario happened today Cardinal Law would be sent to prison for a long time. Cardinal Law didn't rape any boys he just didn't care that priest under his control were doing it. He just transferred those priest on to other parishes to rape and molest again. The fact that Bernard Law still has a job with the Catholic Church does not reflect well on the church.
33 posted on 04/06/2011 12:53:57 PM PDT by outpostinmass2
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To: raccoonradio

Rielly


34 posted on 04/06/2011 12:56:55 PM PDT by outpostinmass2
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To: Hulka

I was a good lookin’ kid. I got groped by both sexes, btw. I would be amazed if no one ever groped you when you were a kid. While it wasn’t the norm and didn’t happen every day, I can think of at least half a dozen instances where some man clearly made improper contact. I won’t bore (or appall) you with all the specifics. One guy was a friend of my fathers who owned a barber shop and my father asked me to go there. I was the only customer one day and he began to not so subtlely hump my shoulder with an erection. (No, I never went back to him. Trust me.)

I remember when I took swimming in college this one fat, ugly woman used to very aggressively paw me up. (We played water polo in class and she was constantly “checking” me.) I would say that is was always the ugly ones, but I also recall when I was in high school ( I commuted by public transportation, growing up in New York) this woman in her early twenties used to catch the bus home around the same time as me. If, as usual, the bus was crowded and we were both standing, she would subtlely nuzzle up next to me, at least as first. After a while it wasn’t subtle. It was kind of a strange relationship. After a while, we used to seek each other out, but she clearly initiated our first contact. Since I was about 15 and she was in her early twenties, I never really pursued it. It was funny but we never talked but we did exchange glances and smiles. And she was drop dead good looking and knew how to dress, sort of resembled Jackie Kennedy. I’m pretty sure other people on the bus noticed. I haven’t thought about her in decades, until you brought this up.


35 posted on 04/06/2011 1:04:27 PM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Somewhere in Kenya a village is missing its idiot)
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To: ladyjane

I have sympathy for women. I think maybe one in 20 males gropes boys and one in two males gropes women. I have never “groped” a woman in my life, but I can tell by the way women get nervous in certain situations that it happens a lot. (And I have witnessed some awful behavior by men.) BTW, I certainly have been the “victim” of sexual harassment, by woman, in the workplace but never the perpetrator. Now that I’m 60, not so much any more. I think I managed to deflect woman’s advances pretty deftly.


36 posted on 04/06/2011 1:14:37 PM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Somewhere in Kenya a village is missing its idiot)
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