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Motive for Florida Slaying Mystery
Pilotonline ^ | 6/17/02 | Amy Jeter

Posted on 06/18/2002 2:19:55 PM PDT by Boxsford

Motive for Florida slaying a mystery

Jim Brown was killed May 25 in Pensacola, Fla., hours before he was to be married. Investigators are trying to determine whether Brown and the suspect in his death, William Harbour of Portsmouth, knew each other. Photo courtesy of the Brown family

By AMY JETER, The Virginian-Pilot © June 17, 2002

PORTSMOUTH -- On May 23, William Harbour kissed his wife goodbye and started a long drive from South Hampton Roads in a rented car. The Portsmouth attorney had blocked out more than a week of leave from his job with the U.S. Joint Forces Command to travel to Biloxi, Miss., for a job interview.

He did not make it back.

Two days after Harbour left, police arrested him near Perdido Key, a barrier island in the Florida panhandle near the Alabama state line. He is accused of fatally stabbing 51-year-old James Dudley Brown that morning, just hours before Brown was to be married.

A witness saw Harbour, 52, attack Brown with a long-bladed knife, change clothes, wipe blood from his body and pedal away from the crime scene on a bicycle, a Florida sheriff's report says.

Officers found Harbour riding his bike on a nearby road with bloody clothes in his backpack and what appeared to be a knife sheath attached to the bicycle.

Held without bond since his arrest, Harbour could face the death penalty or life imprisonment without parole if a grand jury decides later this month to upgrade his charges to first-degree murder.

Investigators and family members of both men have been searching for any previous connection between Brown and Harbour. None has found a clear answer.

But Harbour's attorney, James R. Stokes, said Friday the men were strangers, never meeting until minutes before Brown's slaying.

Harbour, he said, was defending his own life after a series of unfortunate coincidences led to a vicious fight.

Jim Brown grew up in Pensacola, tan and wiry, with the sun-bleached hair of a former surfer.

The 51-year-old loved to fish and boat, and was most at home sitting on the beach in a Panama hat, friends and family said. He had no need for wealth, but could afford luxuries.

``He drove an old pickup truck and wore raggedy shorts and T-shirts,'' said Mike Jones, a friend for about 20 years. ``He wouldn't buy anything for himself, but he bought his father a brand-new Mercedes.''

Brown worked with two brothers in the family business, Brown Helicopter. He often worked late managing inventory for the 18-year-old company, which buys and sells aircraft parts. The company has had numerous contracts with the U.S. Department of Defense.

Brown dated occasionally, but there was no one special until he rekindled an acquaintance with Angela Fell at a 30-year high school reunion. They planned to marry on May 25.

But Brown was apprehensive because of an incident two months earlier, said his sister, Kristine Peach, 53, of Mount Dora, Fla.

On March 18, a state fire marshal bomb squad dismantled a sophisticated bomb strapped under Jim Brown's truck at Brown Helicopter, according to news reports.

The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms has been investigating but no charges had been filed early last week.

Brown believed his truck was at home when the bomb was fixed to it, Peach said, and told federal agents of his concerns that something may happen during his upcoming wedding.

According to Stokes, Brown's fears, coupled with finding a knife-wielding stranger on his property, may have led to his death.

Harbour, an attorney and outdoorsman, has been married to the same woman for more than three decades.

He attended college and law school in Arkansas, where a friend introduced him to his future wife, Linda. Their roomy Broad Street home in Portsmouth's Port Norfolk section was on the neighborhood's Holiday Home Tour in 1997, the year they moved in.

Harbour has been a civilian employee of the Defense Department for about two decades. During that time, he has worked at an Army chemical munitions repository in Pine Bluff, Ark., on a volunteer assignment to rebuild the Haitian government in 1994, and most recently at an Army base in Vicenza, Italy.

``He's very patriotic,'' said Linda Harbour, 50, a medical technician. ``He felt if he could help, he wanted to help.''

Once a marathoner and avid bike rider, Harbour was trying to get back in shape when he left for Mississippi, his wife said. He drove a rental car because he avoided flying whenever possible.

By May 25, Harbour already had interviewed in Biloxi and at least nine days of vacation remained, officials said. He was in Pensacola looking at waterfront property for retirement when the slaying occurred, Stokes said.

While Harbour is not talking to investigators, and the jail does not allow inmates to talk to the media, Stokes gave this account of what happened:

Harbour's search for land to buy took him to Brown's neighborhood. He rode his bicycle and carried a bayonet that he usually takes to dig up items when he uses a metal detector. This time, he used it to cut saw palmetto, a plant that eases prostate problems.

As he walked, Harbour crossed through Brown's property. Brown came outside and ordered him to leave.

Harbour made an inflammatory remark to Brown as he left.

Brown grabbed Harbour's shoulder. And when Harbour turned, Brown saw the knife.

The two men scuffled, Harbour holding on to the blade's point and the handle and Brown grabbing the middle.

At one point, Harbour heard Brown say, ``I'm going to kill you.''

Harbour remembers little else, other than falling from his bicycle as he rode away, Stokes said. He was in shock when he changed clothes, pedaled away and told officers, without mentioning the fight, that he was bloody because of the spill from his bike.

Harbour had brought a gun and ammunition for protection on his road trip, Stokes said. He left both in the car's trunk on that day, which proved he did not intend to kill someone, Stokes said.

Florida prosecutor David Rimmer said Harbour's account was not consistent with the evidence. Brown's house is elevated, he said, and blood was found in the area under the house, indicating that Harbour was not merely cutting through the property.

There is also evidence that Brown was fleeing, Rimmer said. Some of Brown's multiple stab wounds were to his back -- including a blow that severed his spinal cord. Also, Rimmer said, a large amount of blood trailed from the house across the street to where Brown was found.

That blood probably was not Harbour's, Rimmer said, because he sustained only a minor cut.

Peach, Brown's sister, didn't know what to make of it.

How could a seemingly routine exchange escalate to murder? she asked Friday. Why had no one indicated earlier that the slaying could be in self-defense?

``It sounds like somebody trying to make up a defense,'' Peach said. ``He just doesn't want to go to jail.''

Harbour's story won't stop her from looking for another motive, she said.

Bruce Wood, of the Escambia County Sheriff's Office, said investigators are exploring three possible connections between Harbour and Brown. One is through the Defense Department, which employed Harbour and did business with Brown Helicopter, he said. He declined to elaborate on the other theories.

Officials have investigated Harbour's possible involvement in the bomb incident. Harbour's wife and a spokesman for his employer say he was in Norfolk the day the explosive was found.

Brown's death, the third among seven siblings, has left the family reeling.

``The worse thing has happened,'' Peach said. ``No matter what the motive was, it can't be any worse than what we've been through.''

News researcher Jakon Hays, staff writer David Gulliver, 13 News and the Pensacola News Journal contributed to this report.

Reach Amy Jeter at ajeter@pilotonline.com or 446-2793.


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1 posted on 06/18/2002 2:19:55 PM PDT by Boxsford
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To: Ann Archy
Quite the murder mystery!
2 posted on 06/18/2002 2:21:39 PM PDT by Boxsford
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To: Boxsford
smugglers falling out?
3 posted on 06/18/2002 4:12:50 PM PDT by marron
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To: Boxsford; Betty Jo; All
This is really a murder mystery that needs a motive attached to it....what could the MOTIVE be? we know who was killed...when he was killed...where he was killed and Who killed him, but we don't know WHY!! People just don't go hundreds of miles to kill someone without a reason.

Why the bike...was it His bike...did he bring hs bike?? why take ten days off to gofor a job interview and then have 9 days left??/

Freepers...I need your help on this one!

4 posted on 06/18/2002 6:09:24 PM PDT by Ann Archy
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To: Ann Archy;OKCSubmariner;Fred Mertz;iwentsouth;rdavis84;aristeides;Archy
Ann Archy, I have been googling this for a couple of weeks.

The family business,Brown Helicopter,Inc. buys and sells surplus military helicopter parts,at least that is what the net says.

There are mucho contracts with DOD.

So, was Brown into stolen helo parts?

The Florida Sec of State corporation docs lists a "Daryl L. Roberts" as the Sec of the company.

A googling turns up that name as a chemical engineer who is big time into air particle sampling, as in bio-chem-weapon particle sampling.

Daryl L. Roberts has contracts with DOD and DOE etc.

Brown Helo says it is a different "Daryl L. Roberts" on the board.

True?

What did the other sibs die from?

Is William Harbour a CIA agent posing as a civilian attorney employee of the Joint Forces Command?

What is/was his special legal field?

What was the job in Biloxi?

Were they both in Viet Nam together?

It would be helpful if the Brown family would go more public and talk about the company and the deaths in the family.

Has anybody else died in the company?

Will the US military cover up whatever the truth is?

Questions, questions!

5 posted on 06/18/2002 7:21:30 PM PDT by Betty Jo
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To: Betty Jo; Donald Stone; thinden; Boyd; SLB; Wally Cleaver; Plummz; Nita Nupress; sawdring...
How could a seemingly routine exchange escalate to murder? she asked Friday.

Thanks for the flag, Betty Jo, and for your initial research.

On the surface, I don't buy any of the alleged reasons offered up. There's something deeper beneath the surface. This is more of a mystery than the Chandra Levy murder.

I'm going to ping some more sleuths to this story. Thanks again.

6 posted on 06/18/2002 7:46:46 PM PDT by Fred Mertz
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To: Fred Mertz;Ann Archy;Boxsford;marron
What law school in Arkansas?

Pine Bluff Aresenal in Arkaksas?

Dont tell me he knew C L I N T O N ??

7 posted on 06/18/2002 7:59:29 PM PDT by Betty Jo
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To: Fred Mertz
"Harbour, an attorney and outdoorsman, has been married to the same woman for more than three decades.

He attended college and law school in Arkansas, where a friend introduced him to his future wife, Linda." ---- Maiden Name?

"Harbour has been a civilian employee of the Defense Department for about two decades. During that time, he has worked at an Army chemical munitions repository in Pine Bluff, Ark., on a volunteer assignment to rebuild the Haitian government in 1994, and most recently at an Army base in Vicenza, Italy. ---- A Clinton/Dixie Mafia Player?

8 posted on 06/18/2002 8:09:35 PM PDT by rdavis84
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To: Betty Jo
More than Likely. Need his wife's Maiden Name.
9 posted on 06/18/2002 8:11:12 PM PDT by rdavis84
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To: rdavis84; Joe Montana; zog; Ol' Dan Tucker
There is so much here to sink your teeth and mind into, and I haven't a clue as to what really happened.

I just caught this story in the past hour for the first time. Something tells me it could be big, or it could be a love spat; but, right now, it's a big mystery.

10 posted on 06/18/2002 8:15:17 PM PDT by Fred Mertz
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To: Fred Mertz; rdavis84
What the heck is this new format? Does this mean we can post anonymously now? And y'all thought I was rude BEFORE. Now I can be rude and blame it on someone else! LOL!

About Mr. Harbour... This is all I have time for and it's not much. Can't find his wife's maiden name and have no idea how you'd get that online.

 

Not for commercial use. Solely to be used for the educational purposes of research and open discussion.

Pensacola News Journal 
March 19, 2002 

Possible bomb found at Brown Helicopters 
Staff 

Investigators are still trying to determine if a device found at Brown Helicopters about 11 a.m. Monday is a bomb. 

An employee called the Sheriff's Office and reported that he had found what appeared to be a bomb strapped underneath a truck at the business at 10100 Aileron Ave. Deputies, Escambia County EMS and Escambia County Fire and Rescue responded to the scene. 

Deputies immediately found the device and secured the area. Rhonda Ray, spokeswoman for the Sheriff's Office, said the device had all the components of a bomb although it still hasn't been determined if it was one. 

The bomb squad for the State Fire Marshal's Office disarmed it, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is investigating the device. 


Another one to follow in a minute.
11 posted on 06/18/2002 9:19:57 PM PDT by Nita Nupress
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This one gives a summary of the arrest report from the Escambia County Sheriff's Office.

Not for commercial use. Solely to be used for the educational purposes of research and open discussion.


The Virginian-Pilot
(Norfolk, Va.) 
May 28, 2002 

PORTSMOUTH MAN CHARGED IN FLA. KILLING 
AMY JETER THE VIRGINIAN-PILOT 

A Portsmouth man has been charged with murder in connection with the fatal stabbing of a Florida man on his wedding day. 

William Clyde Harbour, 52, of the 100 block of Broad St. [Portsmouth], is accused of attacking a man behind his Pensacola, Fla., house Saturday morning. 

According to a police report, Harbour chased the man and stabbed him repeatedly in the upper torso with a long-blade knife. Harbour is being held without bond in Escambia County Jail, and he is scheduled for arraignment June 14. The victim, James Dudley Brown, 51, died Saturday of stab wounds. He was scheduled to marry Angela Fell that evening, according to the Pensacola News Journal. 

An arrest report from the Escambia County Sheriff's Office gives this account of what happened: 

Harbour approached Brown behind his home, and Brown was struck with a weapon. 

Brown left a trail of blood as he ran to his driveway and across the street, where Harbour caught up with him. 

According to the police report, a witness saw Harbour use both hands to stab Brown. 

A witness said Harbour then changed clothes, wiped blood from his body and rode away on a bicycle, leaving a weapon behind. 

A police officer who stopped Harbour found a knife sheath attached to the bicycle. The sheath was later found to fit a knife the size of the one found at the scene. 

The officer also found blood on Harbour and bloody clothes in Harbour's backpack. 

In March, a bomb was found beneath a truck at Brown's family business, Brown's Helicopter, but police will not say whether they believe the bomb was related to the killing, according to the News Journal. 

The relationship between Harbour and Brown was unclear. 

Harbour's family could not be reached.


Why in the world would a man who was finally going to be able to retire do something as stupid as this? Mob hits don't happen this way. And how did Brown know to look under his car earlier to find the bomb? He would have have to be suspicious for some reason to even look.

Weird. Ping me for any new developments.

13 posted on 06/18/2002 9:32:24 PM PDT by Nita Nupress
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To: Fred Mertz
Aside from forensics theres only one side to this story....... I could make a SWAG as to what occured but will just sit back and read the post's instead ;o)

Stay Safe !
14 posted on 06/18/2002 10:45:44 PM PDT by Squantos
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To: Boxsford
Brown... told federal agents of his concerns that something may happen during his upcoming wedding

I still suspect official, or semi-official, or even free-lance smuggling, with someone not getting his cut. Or, being in the parts business, double billing with someone not getting his cut. Or someone getting ready to talk to authorities and someone else making sure that didn't happen.

But I would be curious to know a little about Angela Fell's background. Did she know Harbour? Did she have DOD contacts?

The wedding seems to have some significance, but I can't imagine what.

15 posted on 06/19/2002 12:16:46 AM PDT by marron
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To: Boxsford
During the Clinton years, and maybe still, there was a scam used by the Chinese to obtain high-tech military hardware, such as missile guidance systems. It required someone in the DOD to certify the hardware as "surplus".

It would then be sold off to a company specializing in military surplus, who would then transship the stuff to China.

The Chinese would work through US surplus dealers, sometimes buying the company, but always maintaining US citizens as the owners of record, in order to preserve access to DOD surplus.

So you have a lawyer on the inside, who could arrange certification, and Brown, a military surplus parts dealer.

I'm reaching here, but Clinton's gone, and our relations with the Chinese are evolving. Maybe people are bailing and covering their tracks?

How's that for a Grand Unified Theory?

16 posted on 06/19/2002 12:26:04 AM PDT by marron
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To: marron; Boxsford; Ann Archy; Fred Mertz; rdavis84; OKCSubmariner
He interviewed at the Stennis Space Center!
17 posted on 06/19/2002 3:16:09 AM PDT by Betty Jo
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To: Betty Jo
Lets see if this new system works!

http://news.tbo.com/news/MGAMH 5R4L2D.html
18 posted on 06/19/2002 3:21:09 AM PDT by Betty Jo
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To: Ann Archy; Fred Mertz; OKCSubmariner; aristeides; marron; Boxsford
http://www.wvec.com/news/local /wvec_inv_0528_ptsm_atty_shoot s_man.e477ba.html
19 posted on 06/19/2002 3:28:00 AM PDT by Betty Jo
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To: Ann Archy; Iwentsouth; Wallaby
This new system is wonderfull!!!

http://www.weartv.com/news/Sto ries/may/0530/brownmurder.htm
20 posted on 06/19/2002 3:33:02 AM PDT by Betty Jo
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To: Ann Archy
Wow, even I can post a link!

http://www.pilotonline.com/new s/nw0528har.html
21 posted on 06/19/2002 3:38:49 AM PDT by Betty Jo
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To: Squantos
So what is your thinking on this mystery? To me it's a better one than Vince Foster.
22 posted on 06/19/2002 4:47:37 AM PDT by Ann Archy
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To: Ann Archy
Why kill someone and escape on a bike? That's just nuts!
23 posted on 06/19/2002 4:53:12 AM PDT by Boxsford
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To: Betty Jo
This is truly the WEIRDEST mystery...NONE of it makes sense.

Darryl L. Roberts, Secy of Brown Helicopter was into chemicals, BUT Brown says it's a DIFFERENT Darryl Roberts??? That in itself is unreal. And the Killer was into chemicals??

And they both have a link with the government!

And the BIKE?? and the rental car?? and Changing clothes and smiling at a witness!!! And a sscabbard on the bike....it just does NOT make any sense.

24 posted on 06/19/2002 4:54:10 AM PDT by Ann Archy
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To: Betty Jo
Who did you talk to at Brown Hel. that said it was a different Daryl Roberts??? Weird spellng...there can NOT be TWO.
25 posted on 06/19/2002 4:56:34 AM PDT by Ann Archy
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To: Betty Jo
I just don't buy it that the guy can't remember anything about the stabbing.
26 posted on 06/19/2002 4:57:00 AM PDT by Boxsford
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To: Fred Mertz
We need all the sleuths we can get on this mystery, Fred. What could the motive be???
27 posted on 06/19/2002 4:58:17 AM PDT by Ann Archy
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To: marron
How's that for a Grand Unified Theory?

LOL, well it would make for the best movie script!
What about Brown living so far beneath his means? He drives a beat up truck and doesn't draw attention to himself with extras in his life~ yet gives his father a Mercedes.

28 posted on 06/19/2002 5:03:29 AM PDT by Boxsford
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To: Boxsford
I wonder if the killer lived below his means!! Did he take his OWN bike in his rental car??

And he took a CHANGE of CLOTHES on the BIKE!! How many people do that???

29 posted on 06/19/2002 5:13:29 AM PDT by Ann Archy
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To: rdavis84
Just a thought ... have you folks considered forgetting about finding Linda's last name and looking for a life instead?
30 posted on 06/19/2002 5:49:17 AM PDT by iconoclast
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To: Squantos
C'mon, I want to hear your SWAG. Love-spat is mine.
31 posted on 06/19/2002 5:54:56 AM PDT by Fred Mertz
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To: Fred Mertz
It's NOT a love-spat.
32 posted on 06/19/2002 5:57:45 AM PDT by Ann Archy
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To: Ann Archy
Oh yea, the clothes. Why in the world a change of clothes on him? It's all too weird.
Any ideas on why anyone would want to bomb Brown? I gotta get off here~ I'm not feeling good.
33 posted on 06/19/2002 6:07:14 AM PDT by Boxsford
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To: iconoclast
"Just a thought ... have you folks considered forgetting about finding Linda's last name and looking for a life instead?"

I'm amazed you found the time to help us out like that. Thanks, Chief!

34 posted on 06/19/2002 6:20:11 AM PDT by rdavis84
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To: Nita Nupress
And how did Brown know to look under his car earlier to find the bomb?

This is virtually unheard of. Who normally looks under their truck?

He would have have to be suspicious for some reason to even look.

There is a chance Brown knew or suspected he had been caught screwing with or cheating people who don't tolerate that real well,and he planted the bomb himself to get police protection or notice.

35 posted on 06/19/2002 6:24:40 AM PDT by sneakypete
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To: Boxsford
Weired - and that sand up there is so soft that riding a bike is impossible. Brown musta caught Harbour stealing something - like bales of marijuana.
36 posted on 06/19/2002 6:26:03 AM PDT by sandydipper
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To: iconoclast
I readyour home page and you sound like an interesting guy.

Working on things like this are important...just like politics are important. There are great minds on FR as you know, so don't discourage exercising of same. Someday you might need help.

37 posted on 06/19/2002 6:31:38 AM PDT by Ann Archy
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To: sneakypete
I think something was hanging down and a co-worker spotted it.
38 posted on 06/19/2002 6:33:10 AM PDT by Ann Archy
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To: sandydipper
Bales of marijuana??? On a BIKE?
39 posted on 06/19/2002 6:35:49 AM PDT by Ann Archy
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To: Ann Archy
Yea stupid huh? How about kilos of cocaine?
40 posted on 06/19/2002 6:45:43 AM PDT by sandydipper
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To: Ann Archy; Boxsford
Anyone seen any info on the other 2 deceased siblings? Their deaths could be completely unrelated, but I noted their mention in the article.
41 posted on 06/19/2002 6:51:49 AM PDT by callisto
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To: Fred Mertz
This sounds like a case for TM!
42 posted on 06/19/2002 7:29:40 AM PDT by Travis McGee
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To: Fred Mertz; Ann Archy
Best I can say in real life would be that the victim was hyper and wired from the IED attack on his vehicle and the lawyer/DOD employee walked into his AO and was "attacked" as a suspect attacker and defended himself with his "digger surplus bayonet".

Now it didn't say he had the metal detector so why did he have the "digger" ?? And in my personal experience I haven't met a lawyer yet that doesn't own a cell phone. Why if it was self defense or an attack did the "lawyer " leave the scene ??

If the lawyer was at home and work when the IED was placed on the vehicle originally I'd suggest a local disgruntled employee or neighbor (the one across the road IMHO is suspect based on blood spatter discussed in the thread).

Last but not least I have a theory on violence and trauma based on what I have seen in shootings and combat. People who were raised in a very peaceful environment, never had a hand raised against them in their life, no contact sports like football or wrestling /boxing will fall to pieces physically and mentally at the first hint of pain inflicted upon em. If this Lawyer was such a human being then that will answer a lot of the weird actions like riding away, changing his clothes and bewilderment ect ect ....

Tinfoil hat theory says the goobermint beancounter contract lawyer was using the goobermint contractor to divert funds to off shore account and someone was blackmailing the other and wahlahh ! Pigsticker solution # 5.............. There ya have may SWAG !!..............

Stay Safe ya'll !!

43 posted on 06/19/2002 9:08:12 AM PDT by Squantos
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To: callisto
The two siblings died from cancer, I'm told.
44 posted on 06/19/2002 10:12:38 AM PDT by Ann Archy
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To: Ann Archy
Thanks. I doubted their relation but I like to know as complete details as possible before making any speculation. This is a very strange murder.
45 posted on 06/19/2002 10:16:19 AM PDT by callisto
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To: callisto
It's one of the Strangest I've ever heard about. Motive....motive....motive.
46 posted on 06/19/2002 10:41:42 AM PDT by Ann Archy
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To: Squantos
Let's say you are right about off-shore accts., etc. That doesn't explain the weirdness...rental car...BIKE...10 day vacation without the little woman....changing clothes and smiling at witness before riding off on BIKE ...BOMB!...etc.
47 posted on 06/19/2002 10:46:02 AM PDT by Ann Archy
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To: Ann Archy; Fred Mertz
Well I know a lot of married couples who vacation without their other half so that is possible.

The bomb placed by the lawyer is moot as his Boss said he was at work a thousand miles north I believe (exact distance unknown) when suspect device was placed.

I rent cars to vacation in to save wear and tear and get a new one if I have a breakdown within an hour versus sitting at a dealer waiting to get something "bad" fixed. So that was plausable (with me anyway :o)

The guy has a history of bike riding daily so the bike is not a question either IMHO. Even had he not taken his own I suspect he'd have rented one to enjoy the Florida Sunshine ect ect.... and exercise.

In reality I just do not know. That's why the SWAG. My serious guess is a neighbor or co-worker did the bomb planting and the lawyer stumbled into the zone of this guys panic factor and killed in self defense and ,as a lawyer knows to shut his mouth till court hearing, we just won't hear what really happened till then IMHO....

Stay Safe !!

48 posted on 06/19/2002 10:59:53 AM PDT by Squantos
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To: Ann Archy
I called Brown Helicopter and asked if their sec "Daryl L. Roberts" was the chemical engineer that had worked with MSP. The woman who answered the phone said she was not familiar with the name.I told her he was listed on the form they filed with the Sec of State on 1-18-02.She said she didnt know of him. I said I would call back when some other people were back from lunch.When I called back, another woman said that their Daryl L. Roberts was not the one I was talking about.There are a lot of "Daryl L. Roberts".Maybe Brown Helo is telling the truth.But, if they are not, the Daryl L. Roberts I am talking about was into air sampling for BIO-CHEM WEAPONS. The JOINT FORCES COMMAND is doing air sampling in the region for the war on terrorism.Sooo, until I reallly believe that Brown Helicopter has a different Daryl L. Roberts as its Sec, I am saying that something about particulates in the air being monitored by DOD,through some kind of "spooky" deal with Harbour and Brown Helo, perhaps as a CIA proprietary,is somehow the reason for the killing.Are there terrorists in Pensacola?Was Harbour drugged?What were his blood levels for booze and drugs?
49 posted on 06/19/2002 11:14:42 AM PDT by Betty Jo
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<<< "Two days after Harbour left, police arrested him near Perdido Key, a barrier island in the Florida panhandle near the Alabama state line. He is accused of fatally stabbing 51-year-old James Dudley Brown that morning," >>>

<<<"There is also evidence that Brown was fleeing, Rimmer said. Some of Brown's multiple stab wounds were to his back -- including a blow that severed his spinal cord. Also, Rimmer said, a large amount of blood trailed from the house across the street to where Brown was found. >>>

____________________________________________________________ AAAAAAHHHHHHHHH how we are intrigued by a mystery and this is an excellent one ...

On the face of it Harbour's story has lots of holes in it. It is possible for him to be where he was,(it stretches credulity doesn't it?) only it seems he went directly, to this rather out of the way location. He parked his car elsewhere and rode his bike to Brown's house. The stabbing with multiple stab wounds indicates much passion or deadly intent. Did he have 'Saw Palmetto' leaves with him when arrested? His taking it to cut Saw Palmetto as a treatment for the prostrate seems too thin an excuse.

<<< Harbour's search for land to buy took him to Brown's neighborhood. He rode his bicycle and carried a bayonet that he usually takes to dig up items when he uses a metal detector. This time, he used it to cut saw palmetto, a plant that eases prostate problems." >>>

There's much more to this story. Will it come to light? What person/attorney is prepared to kill another person without cause in such a manical way? Were these guys in Vietnam? On the front lines? Where the fighting was occurring?

50 posted on 06/19/2002 11:59:42 AM PDT by Countyline
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