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4 corpses found at tennis starís burning mansion
NY Post ^ | 5/7/14 | Post Wire Report

Posted on 05/07/2014 2:47:58 PM PDT by jimbo123

Firefighters found four bodies in a burning mansion owned by former tennis star James Blake, who was renting out the Tampa Bay-area house and not there at the time, officials said Wednesday.

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TV reporter Meredyth Censullo, formerly of ABC, reported some bizarre details to the story.

Meredyth Censullo @MeredythTV

Source: bodies found in burning mansion in Avila had heavy duty fireworks wrapped around their heads. Owner is tennis star James Blake.

AVILA UPDATE: 3 dead in million dollar home. Gunshot wounds to head. 4th victim unconfirmed. Accelerant. High fireworks throughout home.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: jamesblake
Weird.
1 posted on 05/07/2014 2:47:58 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Bad drug deal?


2 posted on 05/07/2014 2:49:37 PM PDT by exnavy (Fish or cut bait ...Got ammo, Godspeed!)
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To: jimbo123

This does not sound good..................


3 posted on 05/07/2014 2:49:41 PM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: jimbo123

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Blake_%28tennis%29


4 posted on 05/07/2014 2:50:28 PM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: jimbo123

There must be a perfectly innocent explanation. BTT


5 posted on 05/07/2014 2:51:42 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: jimbo123

Cue opening scene of CSI Miami and obligatory David Caruso one-liner.


6 posted on 05/07/2014 2:52:45 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (100% pure organic, free-range conservative)
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To: jimbo123

Pure Tarantino.


7 posted on 05/07/2014 2:53:11 PM PDT by Stentor (Maybe the Goldman Sachs thing is just a coincidence. /S)
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To: Billthedrill

Quaint cultural differences no?
Multculti, it’s just grand.


8 posted on 05/07/2014 2:54:43 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: jimbo123

I hate it when they find the bodies!


9 posted on 05/07/2014 2:54:48 PM PDT by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: jimbo123

More, from Fox...

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/05/07/3-dead-in-fire-at-tennis-star-james-blakes-florida-home/?intcmp=latestnews


10 posted on 05/07/2014 3:00:01 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Support Free Republic!!!)
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To: jimbo123

Rent check is gonna be late.


11 posted on 05/07/2014 3:02:11 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Red Badger

This is the kind of crime that seems unique to Florida.


12 posted on 05/07/2014 3:02:22 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: jimbo123

13 posted on 05/07/2014 3:02:28 PM PDT by windcliff
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To: jimbo123

Obama’s sons did a home invasion?


14 posted on 05/07/2014 3:03:16 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: BunnySlippers

Similar to Connecticut family murdered by escaped convicts


15 posted on 05/07/2014 3:04:53 PM PDT by Josa
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To: CivilWarBrewing

The home is in a gated community, so unless it is a bad drug transaction...


16 posted on 05/07/2014 3:06:25 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: jimbo123

Must’ve been involved in some racquet.


17 posted on 05/07/2014 3:06:49 PM PDT by Ken H
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To: jimbo123
Weird.

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Time for new series.............CSI: Tampa Bay

18 posted on 05/07/2014 3:08:19 PM PDT by hummingbird (Mark Levin and Article 5. Period.)
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To: jimbo123
**had heavy duty fireworks wrapped around their heads.**

WOW! What are the odds of that happening? </sarc>

19 posted on 05/07/2014 3:10:58 PM PDT by Gamecock (The covenant is a stunning blend of law and love. (TK))
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To: Ken H; All

Really gets strange...

Police sources in Tampa identified four people found dead this morning in a raging fire at tennis star James Blake’s mansion as Darrin Campbell, his wife Kimberly and their teenage children Colin and Megan.

While there was no official confirmation of the victims, public records list Campbell and his family, a well known businessman in the south Florida area, as living at the home Blake was renting out.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2622451/Three-dead-raging-fire-retired-tennis-star-James-Blakes-Florida-mansion-victims-heavy-duty-fireworks-strapped-heads.html


20 posted on 05/07/2014 3:12:20 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

What? No Tea Party connection?


21 posted on 05/07/2014 3:12:43 PM PDT by Mark (Obama Care is now DEMOCRAT CARE)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
"Cue opening scene of CSI Miami and obligatory David Caruso one-liner."

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My thought exactly! If you want this crime solved, you need the "ginger haired smooth talker."

"H" and his team of detectives will get this solved pronto!

Ever notice that Horacio Caine seems to be wearing the same shirt for each episode. I think he may have worn a black turtleneck once.

But, I always look for the shirt!

22 posted on 05/07/2014 3:12:56 PM PDT by hummingbird (Mark Levin and Article 5. Period.)
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To: Gamecock

Google “Scarface quotes”.


23 posted on 05/07/2014 3:13:01 PM PDT by JohnnyP
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To: Josa

I don’t think this is like that at all.

In Florida you get a lot of drug deals gone bad or money laundering gone bad and this type of thing is pay-back.


24 posted on 05/07/2014 3:13:03 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Ken H
Must’ve been involved in some racquet.

Yeah. Rough set they were running in, and all it took was one match to end the love. What the deuce?

25 posted on 05/07/2014 3:13:39 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Ken H

One more and you are getting a misconduct penalty...


26 posted on 05/07/2014 3:15:37 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
"Cue opening scene of CSI Miami and obligatory David Caruso one-liner."

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Frank is a favorite in our house because he accused someone of "felony stupid"!

We call his words "Frankisms". "Felony Stupid" is our favorite!

27 posted on 05/07/2014 3:15:41 PM PDT by hummingbird (Mark Levin and Article 5. Period.)
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To: exit82
"Rent check is gonna be late."

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*snicker*

28 posted on 05/07/2014 3:17:04 PM PDT by hummingbird (Mark Levin and Article 5. Period.)
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To: windcliff

Strangers on A Train.
What do I win?


29 posted on 05/07/2014 3:19:46 PM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: exit82

Yeah, and no way he’s gonna get his deposit back either.


30 posted on 05/07/2014 3:21:17 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: dontreadthis

A set of dishes :)


31 posted on 05/07/2014 3:23:55 PM PDT by windcliff
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
Cue opening scene of CSI Miami and obligatory David Caruso one-liner.

As he puts on his sunglasses.

32 posted on 05/07/2014 3:30:21 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: Ken H

You have a lot of balls to write what you did. It really tugged on my heart strings. However, I simply love it.


33 posted on 05/07/2014 3:43:18 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: jimbo123
"heavy duty fireworks wrapped around their heads"

Maybe they were trying for lift off to the mother ship...

34 posted on 05/07/2014 3:57:56 PM PDT by ~Vor~ (Freeper since 10/98)
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To: jimbo123
heavy duty fireworks wrapped around their heads

That's a first --

35 posted on 05/07/2014 3:59:58 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: jimbo123

Businessman, his wife and two children who were found dead ‘with heavy duty FIREWORKS strapped to their heads’ after raging fire at tennis star James Blake’s $1.5million Florida mansion

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2622451/Three-dead-raging-fire-retired-tennis-star-James-Blakes-Florida-mansion-victims-heavy-duty-fireworks-strapped-heads.html#ixzz314fYgl2c


36 posted on 05/07/2014 4:15:38 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: tet68

The family was not what you think; upstanding, successful, apparently happy and well adjusted. Good article here:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2622451/Three-dead-raging-fire-retired-tennis-star-James-Blakes-Florida-mansion-victims-heavy-duty-fireworks-strapped-heads.html


37 posted on 05/07/2014 4:15:52 PM PDT by Veto! (OpInions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
http://www.myinstants.com/instant/yeah/
38 posted on 05/07/2014 4:32:15 PM PDT by gura (If Allah is so great, why does he need fat sexually confused fanboys to do his dirty work? -iowahawk)
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To: windcliff

Forget the film but remember the plot: You murder mine and I’ll murder yours.


39 posted on 05/07/2014 4:59:56 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth
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To: jimbo123

bookmark


40 posted on 05/07/2014 11:05:22 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: ExCTCitizen

gated community?

does it mean someone involved had permission to be there?


41 posted on 05/07/2014 11:10:07 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: GeronL

A couple of reports, in articles, are calling it a possible murder / suicide.


42 posted on 05/07/2014 11:40:46 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: no-to-illegals

really?

I was betting on natural causes

:)


43 posted on 05/07/2014 11:45:59 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: GeronL

Truly I think you have an excellent question in your prior post #40


44 posted on 05/07/2014 11:51:05 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: GeronL

Correction #41 ...


45 posted on 05/07/2014 11:59:32 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: GeronL
I know I heard on WFLA the kids went to CDS (Carrolwood Day School) and the dad was a business owner and the mom was a bookkeeper at the school.

CDS is a nice private school.

46 posted on 05/08/2014 4:04:16 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: BunnySlippers
This is the kind of crime that seems unique to Florida.

Which is strange because fireworks are illegal in Florida.......................

47 posted on 05/08/2014 6:11:55 AM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: jimbo123

Read dad killed the family.


48 posted on 05/09/2014 5:43:55 PM PDT by SMGFan (Sarah Michelle Gellar is now on twitter @RealSMG)
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