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Murderer's corpse dragged from car, eaten by bear in Canada
MSNBC ^ | 6/3/2012 | Alastair Jamieson

Posted on 06/03/2012 5:50:34 PM PDT by South40

The body of a missing convicted murderer was dragged out of a car by a bear that ate part of it and buried the rest, authorities in Canada said Saturday, according to reports.

Rory Nelson Wagner, 53, was out on parole from a murder sentence when he vanished from Kamloops, British Columbia, on May 23, CTV reported.

The black bear was later euthanized by conservation officers, CTV said late Saturday.

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TOPICS: Canada; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bears; justice; murder
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1 posted on 06/03/2012 5:50:44 PM PDT by South40
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To: South40

Poetic justice, should have given the bear a medal.


2 posted on 06/03/2012 5:53:13 PM PDT by mongo141 (Revolution ver 2.0, just a matter of when, not a matter of if!)
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To: South40

His family told him he would never amount to Sh#t but he showed them.


3 posted on 06/03/2012 5:54:12 PM PDT by fish hawk (Religion: Man's attempt to gain salvation or the approbation of God by his own works)
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To: mongo141

Isn’t Smoky a Black Bear?


4 posted on 06/03/2012 5:54:35 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: South40

‘Smarter than the average bear’ alert...


5 posted on 06/03/2012 5:54:49 PM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: South40
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6 posted on 06/03/2012 5:56:11 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: South40

Drat. Bear shouldn’t have been euthanized. Truth is that was a good bear.... he knew a meal when he smelled the rat


7 posted on 06/03/2012 5:56:34 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: fish hawk

Bwahahahahahahaha ... thnks, I need a good laugh.


8 posted on 06/03/2012 5:56:46 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Paladin2
"Six years later a real bear brought a twist to the Smokey story. In May 1950, forest fires swept New Mexico's Capitan Mountains. Firefighting crews rescued a little black bear cub clinging to a tree. They called the burned baby "Hotfoot Teddy," but he was soon renamed "Smokey Bear" after the character in the poster.

Rest in Peace, Smokey

The real Smokey Bear died in 1976. His remains were sent home to Capitan, New Mexico, where they are buried in the Smokey Bear Historical Park."

9 posted on 06/03/2012 5:57:39 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: South40

The circle of life.


10 posted on 06/03/2012 5:59:57 PM PDT by SMGFan
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To: South40

I like this comment:

“Why would they euthanize him? the bear is a hero! they should’ve tranquilized him and moved him to the best forest in the US with the prettiest lady bears, and he could live out the rest of his bear days as the awesome stud he is.”


11 posted on 06/03/2012 6:00:08 PM PDT by toldyou (Even if the voices aren't real they have some pretty good ideas.)
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To: South40
buried the rest

Killer leftovers!

12 posted on 06/03/2012 6:00:18 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: South40

He probably killed himself and the bear just scavenged on the corpse. So they have to kill the bear, of course. Couldn’t be bothered to just move it to another area.


13 posted on 06/03/2012 6:00:47 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: South40
Some days you eat the bear, some days, the bear eats you.

/johnny

14 posted on 06/03/2012 6:02:46 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: chessplayer

The old theory is that once an animal eats human flesh, it becomes addicted to it and will start to hunt humans exclusively. That’s why they kill any animal that eats human flesh.


15 posted on 06/03/2012 6:05:58 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: South40

Sometimes you eat the bear...and sometimes the bear eats you.


16 posted on 06/03/2012 6:06:22 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: South40

Doing the job American bears won’t do.


17 posted on 06/03/2012 6:08:03 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: South40
I only go to BC in the winter.

Good thing.

18 posted on 06/03/2012 6:08:26 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: South40
Now there's NATURAL law for ya...

(I guess God believes in capital punishment, after all)

19 posted on 06/03/2012 6:10:08 PM PDT by Colofornian (Mom when I grow up, I want 2B like Ike. Mom when I grow up, I want 2B a god f rom Kolob like Mitt.)
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To: South40

I will never get used to statements like “paroled convicted murderers”.

Once you truly viciously kill someone, in cold blood, not self defense, you should NEVER see the free light of day again. You denied that to another person, for you to be let go is a betrayal of that person.

The idea that someone could kill one of my loved ones and then be free to wander around a park - I think I would be angrier with the government than the murderer, even.


20 posted on 06/03/2012 6:13:38 PM PDT by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: South40

Looks like the “corpse” might have been thrown in jail for killing a rapist.


21 posted on 06/03/2012 6:13:58 PM PDT by Born to Conserve
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To: South40

OK. Which was it? Was he dead or alive when the bear drug him out of the car?


22 posted on 06/03/2012 6:14:06 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: mamelukesabre

What? Why did the bear not get numerous appeals and a court appointed attorney and get to spend his remaining years on Death Row???? Why is justice swift, only when this poor bear, who was hungry, had no food stamps or government assistance, only stumbled upon his next (and apparently last) meal.


23 posted on 06/03/2012 6:19:07 PM PDT by Klemper
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To: cripplecreek

ROFLOL
.I wasn’t expecting that..I think I have pulled a muscle in my rib cage.


24 posted on 06/03/2012 6:22:07 PM PDT by MEG33 (O Lord, Guide Our Nation)
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To: Paladin2
Isn’t Smoky a Black Bear?

Please!

We don't talk like that anymore.

That should be "Isn’t Smoky an African-American Bear?"


25 posted on 06/03/2012 6:22:24 PM PDT by canuck_conservative
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To: mamelukesabre; chessplayer
The old theory is that once an animal eats human flesh, it becomes addicted to it and will start to hunt humans exclusively.

I believe it has more to do with humans being on a bear's property, than anything else.

Usually, once there is one human, others follow.

It would be like Salmon jumping out of the water and walking over to a bear. He's gonna eat it.

The main thing is that if you feed an animal, he then 'expects' it. If it's a cat, well... you just shut the door.

If it's a bear... it's really up to him.

26 posted on 06/03/2012 6:23:53 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: mamelukesabre

‘bear attack’ SURE!?!?!? 2 Vombie face eater attacks in the U.S. Last week and now a ‘bear’ pulls a guy from a car, partially eats and buries a him in canada, sounds like Zombies are moving north.

I smell a coverup and as usual the blacks (bears) get blamed.


27 posted on 06/03/2012 6:26:10 PM PDT by Chainsawj (Looks like I have NOBODY to vote FOR, I'll just vote againest the dems.......AGAIN.)
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To: mamelukesabre

‘bear attack’ SURE!?!?!? 2 Zombie face eater attacks in the U.S. Last week and now a ‘bear’ pulls a guy from a car, partially eats and buries a him in canada, sounds like Zombies are moving north.

I smell a coverup and as usual the blacks (bears) get blamed.


28 posted on 06/03/2012 6:26:28 PM PDT by Chainsawj (Looks like I have NOBODY to vote FOR, I'll just vote againest the dems.......AGAIN.)
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To: UCANSEE2

Most likely dead. Black bears hunting a live human is very rare. The bear probably just came across an easy meal to scavenge.


29 posted on 06/03/2012 6:28:04 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: canuck_conservative
Negro bear?

What is the French phrase for Black Bear?

30 posted on 06/03/2012 6:29:18 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: South40

Now, if we could only arrange a black bear encounter for Karla Homolka...


31 posted on 06/03/2012 6:31:46 PM PDT by DemforBush (A Repo man is *always* intense!)
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To: canuck_conservative

A non-white Native American bear.


32 posted on 06/03/2012 6:33:59 PM PDT by razorback-bert (I'm in shape. Round is a shape isn't it?)
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To: cripplecreek

Funny!


33 posted on 06/03/2012 6:37:22 PM PDT by Anti-Bubba182
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To: South40
The black bear was later euthanized by conservation officers

You idiots! He did a better job than all of you guys combined!! He should have been put in charge of the homicide division. He could have taught you folks a thing or two. And all of that without a gun!

34 posted on 06/03/2012 6:38:44 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: South40

“The bear pulled Wagner’s corpse from the vehicle through an open window and buried him”


Definitely looks like he was already dead.

“Conservation officer Darcy MacPhee told CTV: “The bite mark measurements that we had from the body matched perfectly with the teeth on that [euthanized] bear, so we were confident that we had the animal that had been feeding on this person.”


So if the teeth marks hadn’t matched, how many bears would they have killed until they found the right one? Ten,,,twenty,,,fifty?


35 posted on 06/03/2012 6:41:59 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: DemforBush

Karla Homolka? That is one evil woman. Hard to believe she is out of jail.


36 posted on 06/03/2012 6:43:38 PM PDT by South40
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To: chessplayer
I reread the article, and it sounds like this man probably drank himself into unconsciousness, and/or froze to death, because he didn't want to face the music.

Apparently, he and another man killed a man who 'allegedly' raped a family member of his, and got away with it.

Rapist : 1

Bear and Mr. Wagner: 0

37 posted on 06/03/2012 6:44:29 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: mongo141; All
Poetic justice, should have given the bear a medal.

ahmmm - so if the bear delivered 'poetic justice' - did the 'murderer' deliver poetic Justice when he killed a sexual predator who molested 'a family member'? (the story just says 'family member' - but if I remember correctly, it was a little girl - perhaps his daughter. Other relatives were with with him and participated....

So was he a 'murderer' who should never have been let out of prison, or a man whose life was ruined by a pervert who molested his daughter? - and who then ended his own life as soon as he got the opportunity.

Do wish people would read the story available before opining....Freepers used to do a better job of it

38 posted on 06/03/2012 6:44:42 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (tahk)
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To: chessplayer
Definitely a travesty that hey killed the bear.

While I understand the thought that the bear has fed on human flesh and may now connect humans with food no one knows if it would kill a human to get it. There is a big difference in killing and scavenging.

39 posted on 06/03/2012 6:47:43 PM PDT by South40
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To: mongo141
Murderer's corpse dragged from car, eaten by bear..

The funeral homes in my area charge extra for that.
40 posted on 06/03/2012 6:47:56 PM PDT by Krankor
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To: chessplayer

The bear ate some, and buried some. The man was already dead. How did the skin stay in condition to determine the bite mark pattern? How did they know his tooth pattern when the bear was shot? You are right. These were conservation officers without a hunting permit. I wonder if they enjoyed the loins? That lady is full of bearshit (as opposed to horse and bull.)


41 posted on 06/03/2012 6:52:53 PM PDT by healy61
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To: Klemper
why is justice swift, only when this poor bear, who was hungry...

Because, unfortunately, this bear was not armed?

42 posted on 06/03/2012 6:59:04 PM PDT by C210N ("ask not what the candidate can do for you, ask what you can do for the candidate" (Breitbart, 2012))
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To: South40

Why did they kill the bear we need more like him / her what a bummer the bear did the proper thing and had to die !


43 posted on 06/03/2012 7:15:31 PM PDT by ATOMIC_PUNK (Any man may make a mistake ; none but a fool will persist in it . { Latin proverb })
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To: cripplecreek

LMAOROTF That’s GOOD !


44 posted on 06/03/2012 7:18:27 PM PDT by ATOMIC_PUNK (Any man may make a mistake ; none but a fool will persist in it . { Latin proverb })
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To: maine-iac7

I did read it pal, a murder is a murder regardless so keep your comments to yourself. Thanks


45 posted on 06/03/2012 7:25:42 PM PDT by mongo141 (Revolution ver 2.0, just a matter of when, not a matter of if!)
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To: South40

NOT fair to the bear. We should sentence the pervs to serve time in The Great Outdoors - with nothing. A few bear picnics should cut the crime rate way down. Like The Hunger Games. This bear deserved a metal, not a bullet.


46 posted on 06/03/2012 7:48:01 PM PDT by DefeatCorruption
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To: South40

Homolka, unfortunately, was as cunning a liar as she was evil. She conned the Canadian authorities into believing her story that she was terrorized by her husband (Paul Berarndo, IIRC) and was forced to participate in the killings. It wasn’t until the ink was dry on the plea agreement that the videotape was uncovered showing that Carla was not only an active participant in the crimes, she was if anything, more into the deed than hubby. By that time, there was no way to undo the deal, and she got out after a few years while hubby is doing life without parole.


47 posted on 06/03/2012 8:22:43 PM PDT by DemforBush (A Repo man is *always* intense!)
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To: DemforBush

Homolka is pure evil. IIFC her younger sister was one of her victims. And you are right; she conned authorities into believing her story. That, and the fact that they wanted to convict Bernardo so badly they just cut her a deal. At least that b**tard is where he belongs.


48 posted on 06/03/2012 8:31:44 PM PDT by South40
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To: chessplayer

Funny how the article doesn’t say if the guy was dead before the bear pulled him out of the car. How in the heck would a bear be able to do that if he was alive?


49 posted on 06/03/2012 8:34:31 PM PDT by garjog
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To: Libloather

Smelly,decomposing,maggoty leftovers


50 posted on 06/03/2012 8:55:35 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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