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New York Red Bulls coach Mike Jones stabbed to death
BBC News ^ | 8th October 2012 | BBC News

Posted on 10/08/2012 9:12:57 AM PDT by the scotsman

'A 25-year-old British man who was working as a football coach in the US has been stabbed to death in New York.

Mike Jones, originally of Tarleton, Lancashire, was attacked in Manhattan in the early hours of Sunday, the New York Police Department (NYPD) said.

Mr Jones, who coached the New York Red Bulls juniors, was declared dead on arrival at Bellevue Hospital, New York.'

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: New York; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: crime; newyork; nyc; stabbing; urban

1 posted on 10/08/2012 9:13:02 AM PDT by the scotsman
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To: the scotsman

How totally awful!

Prayers for his family and friends..........


2 posted on 10/08/2012 9:17:50 AM PDT by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: the scotsman

I am sure the Brits are happy he was at least killed the British way, and not killed by gunshot.


3 posted on 10/08/2012 9:17:58 AM PDT by Reaganez
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To: the scotsman

>>Mike Jones

Who?


4 posted on 10/08/2012 9:18:47 AM PDT by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: Reaganez

Out of order mate, out of order.


5 posted on 10/08/2012 9:20:17 AM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: the scotsman

New York can be a dangerous town. My sympathy for his relations


6 posted on 10/08/2012 9:21:12 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: the scotsman

I don’t know how safe,or unsafe,the streets of major British cities are but as one who’s quite familiar with several US cities (including NYC) there’s not a city in this country whose streets I’d be wandering at 4AM.And that goes *double* for NYC.That’s certainly not to say that the kid’s to blame for his own death...well,I guess kids,particularly European kids,might not appreciate just how dangerous our cities can be at night.


7 posted on 10/08/2012 9:21:53 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive)
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To: the scotsman
Maybe Bloomberg should be concered about people being murdered in NY instead of who is drinking a 20oz. soda.

Jones was visiting a friend in the West Village when emergency responders found him laying in a pool of blood, with a severed left ear and stab wounds to his neck and torso. He was transported to Bellevue Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Authorities said Jones was with his sister and a friend until midnight, when they parted ways. A surveillance video shows Jones and the suspected attacker walking together down 14th street near Union Square where they got into an argument and the suspect attacked.

8 posted on 10/08/2012 9:23:36 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: the scotsman

So sorry for this man and his family. So senseless. 25 years old!


9 posted on 10/08/2012 9:23:50 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Gay State Conservative

Yes, I agree. There are parts of New York that you want to stay out of at any time of day. But the “safe” parts become unsafe during the small hours of the morning, when muggers and thugs are likely to leave their neighborhoods and go wandering after prey. Maybe get themselves a bit of drug money, or an iPhone, or a wristwatch.

I would imagine he was warned, but sometimes people have a hard time believing it. Prayers for him and his family.


10 posted on 10/08/2012 9:25:20 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Reaganez

Really poor form.


11 posted on 10/08/2012 9:27:17 AM PDT by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: Reaganez

What would possess you to make an statement such as that?


12 posted on 10/08/2012 9:27:49 AM PDT by winodog
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To: Reaganez

It is hard to believe that a Freeper can be as insensitive as your remark is.........


13 posted on 10/08/2012 9:30:14 AM PDT by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: struggle

>>Mike Jones

>>Who?

Back then they didn’t want me...


14 posted on 10/08/2012 9:30:22 AM PDT by JoshuaLawrenceChamberlain
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To: Reaganez

That’s not nice at all.


15 posted on 10/08/2012 9:32:08 AM PDT by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: the scotsman

That’s horrible. :( Prayers for his family.


16 posted on 10/08/2012 9:33:37 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Reaganez

Dumb-ass thing to say.


17 posted on 10/08/2012 9:39:14 AM PDT by Melas (u)
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To: the scotsman

My thoughts and prayers are with Michael Jones and his family.

Had he shot and killed his murderer (such as George Zimmerman), he’d be in jail this morning and being victimized by those in the system that would work diligently to destroy his life and send him to prison..... for saving his own life.


18 posted on 10/08/2012 9:41:04 AM PDT by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Ryan and the other guy.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: the scotsman

Lucky thing Bloomberg hates guns are he might have been shot instead.


19 posted on 10/08/2012 9:41:41 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the psychopath.)
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To: Reaganez

Not funny.


20 posted on 10/08/2012 9:43:07 AM PDT by tjd1454
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To: kcvl

Interesting ... he might have been attacked for personal reasons, rather than randomly.


21 posted on 10/08/2012 9:43:13 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Una bruja.)
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To: Gay State Conservative; All

Statistically, compared to other cities..like, say..Chicago...NYC’s murder rate is among the lowest...as is all violent crimes. Yes, there are parts of the city that aren’t safe for “outsiders” and if you’re out and about at 4AM...even in a good neighborhood...it’s dicey..but the security tape appears to show him walking away with his assailant...IOW..he KNEW the perp..and that’s a whole nother story..


22 posted on 10/08/2012 9:47:54 AM PDT by ken5050 (Barack Obama: An empty suit sitting in an empty chair...)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

So, you just re-hashed ‘Reagenez’ already deeply unfunny joke and made it even less so. Well done.


23 posted on 10/08/2012 9:53:48 AM PDT by sinsofsolarempirefan
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To: E. Pluribus Unum; kcvl

Thats why I posted this.

The irony of media campaigns in NY about soda, whilst furrners are getting murdered.


24 posted on 10/08/2012 9:55:50 AM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: ken5050
but the security tape appears to show him walking away with his assailant...IOW..he KNEW the perp..and that’s a whole nother story..

I must have missed that part of the story."Walking" with the perp doesn't necessarily mean he knew him although it certainly could.I've had strangers start walking beside me in midtown Manhattan,in daylight,asking me for money and not taking "no" for an answer.If they *were* acquainted that certainly would change things.

25 posted on 10/08/2012 9:57:36 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive)
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To: the scotsman

Unless your packin’ stay off the streets of NYC after dark.


26 posted on 10/08/2012 9:59:18 AM PDT by kenmcg (t)
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To: the scotsman

Bloomberg’s NYC, fat content in food, ban smoking, ban big sodas, crackdown on street vendors, anti 2nd amendment (almost impossible to get a pistol permit unless your a millionaire or show biz celebrity).......while the streets are loaded with murdering bastard thugs.


27 posted on 10/08/2012 10:04:27 AM PDT by kenmcg (t)
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To: the scotsman

RIP.


28 posted on 10/08/2012 10:12:26 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: sinsofsolarempirefan

Thank you, thank you. I’m here all week.


29 posted on 10/08/2012 10:15:28 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the psychopath.)
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To: ken5050
Statistically, compared to other cities..like, say..Chicago...NYC’s murder rate is among the lowest...as is all violent crimes.

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Correct. Chicago is much, much more dangerous. Detroit as well.

30 posted on 10/08/2012 10:18:01 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: kcvl

I wonder if his severed ear missing.


32 posted on 10/08/2012 11:26:11 AM PDT by Third Person (I'm in my prime.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

...well,I guess kids,particularly European kids,might not appreciate just how dangerous our cities can be at night.

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You may have seen this story in the spring. There was a young man visiting Baltimore from somewhere in Virginia for St. Patrick’s Day. I don’t know if he was actually staying in the area where he wound up being beaten up and robbed.

Someone put it on YouTube as if it was something to be proud of. It seemed as if beating him and humiliating him was the primary motive for the attack with the robbery coming second. The first hit was a sucker punch that knocked him to the concrete so hard, I am just amazed that he did not die or suffer permanent brain damage. You could actually hear his head hit. It was truly sickening. And the gang of brave, tough guys found it all so amusing.

Prayers up for this deceased coach and his loved ones.


33 posted on 10/08/2012 11:49:51 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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To: struggle
Who?

It says who in the article. Did you read it?

34 posted on 10/08/2012 12:10:50 PM PDT by Isabel C.
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To: struggle

Oh, I see, it’s soccer, so you could care less, well, Mike Jones was a human being, and that’s more than I can say about you!


35 posted on 10/08/2012 12:49:44 PM PDT by IslamE (epiphany)
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To: IslamE
you could care less

Don't you wonder how much more less he could care?

36 posted on 10/08/2012 12:51:50 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Revolting cat!

No, you did that for me, it’s rather revolting!


37 posted on 10/08/2012 1:35:07 PM PDT by IslamE (epiphany)
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To: IslamE

>>Oh, I see, it’s soccer, so you could care less, well, Mike Jones was a human being, and that’s more than I can say about you!

From a soccer coach, sorry to get your panties in a twist.


38 posted on 10/08/2012 3:52:18 PM PDT by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: struggle

No worries, you showed yours.


39 posted on 10/09/2012 6:03:32 AM PDT by IslamE (epiphany)
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