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Fisherman Reels In Human Head - odd quote w/in story
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Posted on 08/26/2002 5:52:39 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch

Fisherman Reels In Human Head FBI Investigating Discovery Posted: 8:59 a.m. EDT August 26, 2002 Updated: 12:21 p.m. EDT August 26, 2002

FORT PIERCE, Fla. -- A Fort Pierce man out fishing with his son and a friend made a gruesome discovery in the waters of the Atlantic: a human head. Paul Trabulsy found the dismembered body part about 22 miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet.

The men used a gaff to fish the head out of the water and placed it in a garbage bag. Then they kept right on fishing.

"We didn't want to come in right away, so we just put it in a bag in a bucket. It'd been out there awhile. What's a couple of hours?" Trabulsy said.

The men docked and reported their discovery to the authorities about five hours later.

Federal and local authorities are investigating the origin of other human remains and a body found miles apart in the waters off Florida's east coast, officials said Sunday.

A body was found in the waters off Cape Canaveral Saturday, Russell said.

Medical examiners in Brevard and Martin counties took possession of the remains in an effort to identify them. It has been determined that the remains of one of the dead belonged to a female, Russell said.

"We have no way to correlate right now where these remains may have come from,'' Russell said. "We have multiple search and rescue cases every day.''

Russell said the Coast Guard was searching Sunday for one overdue vessel that may have come from Cuba with migrants aboard, but stressed that it was too early to know whether the discovery of the remains was connected to the fate of those aboard the missing boat.

FBI Miami spokeswoman Judy Orihuela said agents were investigating but had no additional details on the case.

"We have reports that people are missing from Cuba,'' Orihuela said. "We're just looking into it right now.''


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To: andy_card
i think they just waited till they got their headings
101 posted on 08/26/2002 7:33:33 PM PDT by MacDorcha
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To: maxwellp
The person may have been a wife, mother, sister etc... however, a head is a head. It's no longer a person, but rather the box the person came in - Life is not the physical body, life is the soul... And we were not making jokes about the soul...
102 posted on 08/26/2002 7:34:48 PM PDT by Chad Fairbanks
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To: InvisibleChurch
That quote is wierd...but hey, what do you expect from the culture of death? It's just another thing.
103 posted on 08/26/2002 7:34:48 PM PDT by ASDFGHJK
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To: Chad Fairbanks
When ever you go fishing, something always runs out. Like fuel, or ice, or beer or.......bait. I mean, you know. Like so what if its missing an ear, look at this Cobia will ya!
104 posted on 08/26/2002 7:35:14 PM PDT by Leisler
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To: InvisibleChurch
I bet my fishing buddies and I would have done the same thing. We would have put the head in a bucket of ice and called it in. I doubt I would have eaten any of the fish caught that day.
105 posted on 08/26/2002 7:35:20 PM PDT by TBall
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To: ASDFGHJK
That quote is wierd...but hey, what do you expect from the culture of death? It's just another thing.

I think they put the head in the bag just to save face, they thought about it and just said, bUCK - it, I mean...bucket.

106 posted on 08/26/2002 7:37:43 PM PDT by Born in a Rage
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To: MacDorcha
bowling

Always aim for the head pin...

107 posted on 08/26/2002 7:38:15 PM PDT by Chad Fairbanks
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To: Born in a Rage
now your just getting ahead of yourself
108 posted on 08/26/2002 7:39:11 PM PDT by MacDorcha
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To: Born in a Rage
do you think the fishermen rubbed it to see if they could get a wish or good luck?
109 posted on 08/26/2002 7:41:44 PM PDT by MacDorcha
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To: MacDorcha
thank you for making me face the truth, I've really been sticking my neck out with these one-liners...maybe it's time to call it a night and head off into bed %P
110 posted on 08/26/2002 7:43:00 PM PDT by Born in a Rage
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To: Born in a Rage
im in college, "night" has no meaning, im just go to stay up till 4 am, then go to school at 6pm.... either way, im in school... gotta keep ahead you know?
111 posted on 08/26/2002 7:44:17 PM PDT by MacDorcha
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To: MacDorcha
What would the Headmaster say?
112 posted on 08/26/2002 7:45:12 PM PDT by Chad Fairbanks
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To: Chad Fairbanks
lol
113 posted on 08/26/2002 7:45:49 PM PDT by Born in a Rage
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To: Chad Fairbanks
he wont say a thing as long as i keep ahead of myself
114 posted on 08/26/2002 7:46:17 PM PDT by MacDorcha
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To: MacDorcha
bet you are at the head of the class MacDorcha!!!!
115 posted on 08/26/2002 7:48:00 PM PDT by Born in a Rage
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To: Born in a Rage
i almost said that, but i must keep ahead of the puns... must not... lol... restaint.... give me restraint....
116 posted on 08/26/2002 7:48:27 PM PDT by MacDorcha
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To: Jimer
Obviously the head's name is Bob.

I thought the head's name was Wilson and was lost at sea.

117 posted on 08/26/2002 7:48:29 PM PDT by freedom1st
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To: Born in a Rage
maybe not the head of the class, but unlike others apparently, ive got a good head on my shoulders
118 posted on 08/26/2002 7:49:19 PM PDT by MacDorcha
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To: TBall
I bet my fishing buddies and I would have done the same thing. We would have put the head in a bucket of ice and called it in. I doubt I would have eaten any of the fish caught that day.

If you wouldn't eat the fish anyway, then what would be the point in staying? I don't get it at all.....strange, imho.

119 posted on 08/26/2002 7:52:58 PM PDT by Born in a Rage
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To: MacDorcha
Unlike many european heads of state...
120 posted on 08/26/2002 7:53:59 PM PDT by Chad Fairbanks
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To: Chad Fairbanks
hey, at least it wasnt the head of the household
121 posted on 08/26/2002 7:55:02 PM PDT by MacDorcha
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To: InvisibleChurch
Similar scene right out of an Altman movie "Short Cuts", where Fred Ward and his buddies see a floating female corpse and keep right on fishing. From a Raymond Carver story. Not a good movie overall.
122 posted on 08/26/2002 7:57:08 PM PDT by willyboyishere
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To: MacDorcha
i win when you guys cant come up with a new pun on head...



at least those guys just found the head of a human, the titanic found the head of an iceburg, and lookit what happened
123 posted on 08/26/2002 7:57:33 PM PDT by MacDorcha
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To: MacDorcha
So, in school did you ever have to read the Fountainhead?
124 posted on 08/26/2002 7:58:00 PM PDT by Chad Fairbanks
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To: Chad Fairbanks
no, but i did hear the story of sleep hollow... must've been a distant niece or something.....
125 posted on 08/26/2002 8:00:59 PM PDT by MacDorcha
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To: MacDorcha
I think we've just about reached the Headwaters of this thread ;0)
126 posted on 08/26/2002 8:02:51 PM PDT by Chad Fairbanks
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To: Chad Fairbanks
oh, the headhunt has just begun!
127 posted on 08/26/2002 8:03:30 PM PDT by MacDorcha
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To: InvisibleChurch
Cancel the barbecue.
128 posted on 08/26/2002 8:06:16 PM PDT by PoorMuttly
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To: MacDorcha
Tell me where is fancy bred...

:0)

129 posted on 08/26/2002 8:09:52 PM PDT by Chad Fairbanks
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To: Born in a Rage
Most of the fish we catch are given to the employees who work at my friends job site. These guys love the fish and request the heads are not cut off when cleaning them. I guess we would probably be freaked out and bring the human head back, but if our emotions allowed it I don't think it would be so wrong to put the head on ice and call it in. Heck, if we were anchored the police would be better off coming out so they would be able to mark a spot to dredge.
130 posted on 08/26/2002 8:10:17 PM PDT by TBall
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To: PoorMuttly
gnight all, i am the head-posting guy of this topic! i win! ;)
131 posted on 08/26/2002 8:10:19 PM PDT by MacDorcha
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To: MacDorcha
I never knew so young a body with so old a head... ;0)
132 posted on 08/26/2002 8:11:12 PM PDT by Chad Fairbanks
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To: MacDorcha
Ya know, one would have to be pretty headstrong to just declare victory and run off like that... ;0)
133 posted on 08/26/2002 8:13:00 PM PDT by Chad Fairbanks
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To: Chad Fairbanks
When you think about it,staying out left the fishermen with a better chance than anyone to find something else to aid an investigation.

Years ago a man was missing and presumed to be a drowning victim.I was diving the lake at the time and when searchers gave up I moved into the area on the chance I might happen into the body.I was working on bottom anyway and it would have helped give closure to his family.

Turned out he had been murdered by his wife and was in the backyard all along.

Several years later,working on a river I met a man that had lost his father the year before in the water.I found out enough from him to keep an eye out in the right area.

A couple years later some people found one bone washed up down river and had the sense to realize it was human.

When the bone was seen to be modern,everything fell in place for the insurance company to pay off.

134 posted on 08/26/2002 8:29:23 PM PDT by Free Trapper
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To: InvisibleChurch
What goes "Ha Ha Ha SPLASH!!"?

A man laughing his head off.........in the water.

135 posted on 08/26/2002 8:33:56 PM PDT by RightOnline
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To: Free Trapper
We used to find bodies, well, sort of, on occasion when I was in the Navy... Not the most pleasant of things to find floating around...
136 posted on 08/26/2002 8:33:59 PM PDT by Chad Fairbanks
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To: RightOnline
LOL... that post stands head and shoulders above all of the others ;0)
137 posted on 08/26/2002 8:35:24 PM PDT by Chad Fairbanks
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To: Billthedrill
A foursome on a Sunday afternoon...........next to the course, a motorcade passes by, all with their headlights ablaze; obviously a funeral procession.

One of the foursome steps away from the tee, looks at the motorcade, stands erect and doffs his hat in respect.

The others follow his lead...and afterward, one says "Gee, Bob; never figured you for such a respectful sort."

Bob replies, "Well, ya know, yer married to a woman for 26 years......................"

138 posted on 08/26/2002 8:37:06 PM PDT by RightOnline
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To: Cagey
Is it the head of that suicide bomber????
139 posted on 08/26/2002 8:40:45 PM PDT by CAfraudPI
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To: RightOnline
A man is golfing with his wife and on the 14th hole he makes a terrible shot and ends up behind a storage shed. There's doors on both ends so his wife suggests, "if I hold open the door at the far end and you prop open the door on this side you can probably hit the ball through the shed. So he agrees to try this and mishits the ball again. It ricochets around inside the shed a few times before hitting his wife in the head, killing her instantly.

A year later he is golfing with some friends on the same course and on the 14th hole hits the ball behind the shed again. His friends examine the shed and one of them suggests that if they hold the doors open he might be able to hit the ball through the shed. "No way! The last time I tried that I got a triple bogey."

140 posted on 08/26/2002 9:00:13 PM PDT by altair
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To: Chad Fairbanks
of course im headstrong, i will stand for something so as not to fall for anything... thats why im conservative
141 posted on 08/28/2002 10:00:39 AM PDT by MacDorcha
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To: aruanan

“We didn’t want to come in right away, so we just put it in a bag in a bucket. It’d been out there awhile. What’s a couple of hours?” Trabulsy said.


142 posted on 07/26/2013 9:14:26 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch (http://thegatwickview.tumblr.com/ -- http://thepurginglutheran.tumblr.com/)
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To: InvisibleChurch

“Not a good time to lose ones head”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gtFmFJgmmIs


143 posted on 07/26/2013 9:16:20 PM PDT by dfwgator
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