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Man Who Put Pig's Head In Mosque Kills Self
WCBV-TV ^ | April 24, 2006

Posted on 04/26/2007 1:16:35 AM PDT by Zakeet

LEWISTON, Maine -- A Lewiston man who rolled a pig's head into a local mosque last summer, touching off tensions in minority communities in the city and beyond, shot and killed himself in a parking lot after a brief standoff with police, authorities said.

According to Lewiston police Sgt. Michael Whalen, 34-year-old Brent Matthews committed suicide after police tried to persuade him to put down a semiautomatic handgun, the Maine Sunday Telegram reported.

The shooting occurred around 8:30 a.m. Saturday off Main Street.

Matthews had been charged with a misdemeanor count of desecrating a place of worship and pleaded not guilty. State prosecutors obtained a court order to keep him away from the mosque.

The Sun Journal of Lewiston reported that Matthews phoned 911 in distress at 8:14 a.m., according to police and that when officers arrived Matthews was outside his car and alone.

They tried speaking with him, but Matthews never responded. After just a few minutes, he raised a handgun to his head and fired once, the Lewiston newspaper reported.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Maine
KEYWORDS: islam; rop; wot
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1 posted on 04/26/2007 1:16:38 AM PDT by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet

What a waste.


2 posted on 04/26/2007 1:19:36 AM PDT by Cornpone (Islam: The world's greatest, preventable and treatable psychosis. 2006Cornpone)
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To: Cornpone

Now I get it!!! I shouldn’t be commenting on this here, perhaps, but yesterday there was a spoof article set in Lewistown, Maine, that used actual names of employees in Lewiston and organiztions actually operating in Maine and their personnel. A spoof about a white kid who threw a ham sandwich into a lunch table where Somalians had set in the past. And they were going to kick the little guy out of school for a hate crime and talking about how dangerous ham sandwiches were.

This is where the guy got the material. The hog’s head in the mosque.

That said, it is a shame that things happened like this.


3 posted on 04/26/2007 1:28:23 AM PDT by CheyennePress
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To: CheyennePress
The Ham Sandwich From Hell
4 posted on 04/26/2007 1:31:19 AM PDT by expatguy (http://laotze.blogspot.com/)
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To: Zakeet
Lewiston, Maine people have had a lot inflicted on them against their will. I kind of feel sorry for the guy, probably shouldn't have done that with the pig's head, but sometimes you have simply had enough of diversity.

The mosque people are probably thanking Allah.

Lives are being turned upsidedown, and preference goes to the newcomers, the natives be damned.

5 posted on 04/26/2007 2:03:40 AM PDT by Aliska
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To: CheyennePress

What in the hell is going on in Lewistown, Maine? It’s as though it’s a hotbed for CAIR and hate crime controversy.


6 posted on 04/26/2007 2:20:07 AM PDT by Baladas
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To: Zakeet

Sure he did.


7 posted on 04/26/2007 2:22:44 AM PDT by BigCinBigD (You "abort" bad missile launches and carrier landings. Not babies.)
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To: CheyennePress
This is where the guy got the material. The hog’s head in the mosque.

He put the pig's head in the mosque last summer.
8 posted on 04/26/2007 2:38:22 AM PDT by Beckwith (dhimmicrats and the liberal media have chosen sides -- Islamofascism)
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To: Zakeet

Interesting story. Thanks for posting.


9 posted on 04/26/2007 2:43:38 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: Beckwith
He put the pig's head in the mosque last summer.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

And it took all of 8 months for liberal Maineiancs to drive this man to desperation.

We should begin delivering live hogs to the premises of that mosque, letting them defecate all over the property.

Too bad he did not choose life and go to trial and contest the issue of whether Islam is a religion.

It is not a religion actually, but a mental illness of submission.

10 posted on 04/26/2007 3:32:36 AM PDT by Candor7
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To: Zakeet

A victim of the system.


11 posted on 04/26/2007 3:36:31 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: CheyennePress

Initially, I thought the the ham sandwich in school story was a spoof too.

Lou Dobbs of CNN severely berated a number of Maine public officials over it (without giving many details) last night on his evening broadcast.

Hard to believe he would say what he did without checking the story out to make sure it was true.

Not so sure the story was a spoof any more.


12 posted on 04/26/2007 3:42:14 AM PDT by Captain Rhino ( Dollars spent in India help a friend; dollars spent in China arm an enemy.)
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To: Zakeet
Matthews had been charged with a misdemeanor count of desecrating a place of worship and pleaded not guilty.

A misdemeanor ?

A middle school student leaves a ham sandwich in a sack and they talk about charging him with a HATE CRIME.

Lewiston, Maine what a place to live !

13 posted on 04/26/2007 3:51:22 AM PDT by TYVets (God so loved the world he didn't send a committee)
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To: Cornpone

He didn’t get the game show he was trying to put together...Bowling for Bombers./s


14 posted on 04/26/2007 3:59:43 AM PDT by mmanager (Pray for the Flux Capacitor - Lib's can go back into time and abort themselves.)
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To: Zakeet

This guy sounds like he was Cuckoo for Coco puffs. I think he would have acted in the same manner even if it wasn’t a mosque and Muslims.


15 posted on 04/26/2007 4:04:51 AM PDT by Killborn (Age of servitude. A government of the traitors, by the liars, for the sheep.)
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To: Zakeet

The whole country is going crazy with this diversity crap. This guy couldn’t take it any more and cracked.
By the way, Maine used to be “The Way Life Should Be”. Not anymore with this diversity crap.


16 posted on 04/26/2007 4:08:32 AM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged
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To: TYVets
Sounds like suicide-murder by a city after a making a false charge
to COMFORT murderous Islamonazis.

Calling Nifong. Your courtesy phone please. It's Maine calling.

17 posted on 04/26/2007 4:20:53 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum)
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To: Zakeet

When I first read the headline, I thought I was going to read about how he killed himself by self-beheading with a rusty, dull knife.


18 posted on 04/26/2007 4:22:38 AM PDT by Lazamataz (JOIN THE NRA: https://membership.nrahq.org/forms/signup.asp)
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To: Leftism is Mentally Deranged
The whole country is going crazy with this diversity crap. This guy couldn’t take it any more and cracked. By the way, Maine used to be “The Way Life Should Be”. Not anymore with this diversity crap.

I'm all for diversity. One should own a variety of makes and models of firearms to protect oneself from Islamics.

19 posted on 04/26/2007 4:23:53 AM PDT by Lazamataz (JOIN THE NRA: https://membership.nrahq.org/forms/signup.asp)
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To: Leftism is Mentally Deranged

Looks like the police are on the side of the Muslims. We are witnessing the results of 3o plus years of a slow destruction of everything we used to hold sacred. Now, the politicos are bowing down to the Muslims hordes as we have to sit back and watch and realize that we are witnessing the deaththroughs of our country. We have set ourselves up for the rise of an absolute dictatorial leader to purge our country of this insidious “cancer” and we will all suffer when that happens.


20 posted on 04/26/2007 4:25:09 AM PDT by Machavelli (True God)
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