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Black bear euthanized after eating Canada murderer
sfgate.com ^ | June 4, 2012 | Associated Press

Posted on 06/04/2012 8:50:35 AM PDT by KingofZion

Canadian conservation officers have euthanized a black bear which they think ate the remains of a convicted murderer.

[Terry] Lake says the animal was put down because bears remember food sources.

Officials suspect the bear pulled the body of Rory Wagner, 54, from his car after he died on a remote logging road.

Wagner pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in 1994. He and two others were charged with a killing a man who they believed had sexually assaulted a family member. He served his prison time and was released.

Wagner was reported missing May 23. Police say his death was not suspicious. Hunters found the site last week.

(Excerpt) Read more at sfgate.com ...


TOPICS: Canada; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bear; bears; canada
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The Lord works in mysterious ways. Though I think the bear should have been rewarded.
1 posted on 06/04/2012 8:50:42 AM PDT by KingofZion
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To: KingofZion

Well, if someone sexually assulted a family member of mine, I might be a murderer too.

Just sayin.....


2 posted on 06/04/2012 8:55:08 AM PDT by mom4melody
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To: KingofZion

Well, they did send him to his reward.


3 posted on 06/04/2012 8:55:13 AM PDT by Past Your Eyes (What if there is no tomorrow? There wasn't one today.)
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To: mom4melody

Roger that. Especially if it was one of my granddottirs.


4 posted on 06/04/2012 8:56:43 AM PDT by Past Your Eyes (What if there is no tomorrow? There wasn't one today.)
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To: KingofZion
Yes, I'll have the convicted murderer, medium rare please. With a side of justice.And a Miller Lite when you have a moment.


5 posted on 06/04/2012 8:56:58 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: KingofZion
This sounds like an episode of Da Vinci's Inquest.
6 posted on 06/04/2012 8:58:05 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: KingofZion

They should have dropped him in a very remote section of forest...............


7 posted on 06/04/2012 8:59:37 AM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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Black bear euthanized after eating Canada murderer

If I had a nickel for every time that I've seen a headline like that one, I'd have, um, a nickel.

8 posted on 06/04/2012 9:02:01 AM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

There are enough sub-plots in this story for a whole soap opera.


9 posted on 06/04/2012 9:02:43 AM PDT by Twotone (Marte Et Clypeo)
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To: KingofZion

Well that’s unfortunate for the bear! I would have given the bear a medal and offered it a job in the prison courtyard so that it would have a buffet every day.


10 posted on 06/04/2012 9:04:41 AM PDT by Marko413
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To: Puppage
He's a Canadian bear, and so he'd really prefer a Molson.
11 posted on 06/04/2012 9:05:18 AM PDT by mojito
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[Terry] Lake says the animal was put down because bears remember food sources.

What source, convicted killers???

12 posted on 06/04/2012 9:05:34 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter ( A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over...)
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The bear didn’t kill him, it ate him after he was dead.

http://www.cnn.com/2012/06/02/justice/canada-bear-eats-man/index.html


13 posted on 06/04/2012 9:05:41 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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He's a Canadian bear, and so he'd really prefer a Molson.

LOL

Fair enough.

14 posted on 06/04/2012 9:09:09 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: KingofZion

It’s because the bear was black, wasn’t it. I bet if it was a polar bear, he would have walked. Racist Canadians.


15 posted on 06/04/2012 9:21:54 AM PDT by crosshairs
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“The Lord works in mysterious ways. Though I think the bear should have been rewarded.”

I said the same thing to myself from the beginning.

I would have set the little guy free in the middle of the Capitol (District of Crooks).

But then, that would have been a form of cruelty to animals.

But anyway, he did do us a favor. He got rid of that sicko.

I would have freed him in a safe area…safe to the bear.

I am very sorry for the poor bear.


16 posted on 06/04/2012 9:21:57 AM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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The Lord works in mysterious ways. Though I think the bear should have been rewarded.

The bear ate carrion, Wagner having committed suicide days earlier.

From the link:

UPDATE: Officials have confirmed Saturday morning one of the bears trapped has been euthanized. A necropsy will likely be performed in the coming days to confirm the bear was the animal that ate Wagner's remains.

17 posted on 06/04/2012 9:35:29 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: gov_bean_ counter

Unfortunately it was the right call. Nothing worse in the wild than a predator with a taste for human flesh.


18 posted on 06/04/2012 9:35:36 AM PDT by Squawk 8888 (Tories in- now the REAL work begins!)
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To: GatĂșn(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)

was that dead guy Hala approved for that bear?


19 posted on 06/04/2012 9:36:41 AM PDT by SF_Redux (Sarah stands for accountablility and personal responsiblity, democrats can't live with that)
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To: mom4melody

If someone assaulted anyone in my family I would consider it a fair deal if they were made into bear poop.

Especially if they were alive to enjoy as much of the experience as possible


20 posted on 06/04/2012 9:40:03 AM PDT by Mr. K (I AM WRITING-IN PALIN/GINGRICH)
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