posted on Feb, 19 2010 @ 02:19 AM
Hey guys. I know Joe's wife through a family member. I can answer all of your questions.
Joe got word of the IRS disaster (well, this round of it) earlier in the week. He seemed to keep it to himself and then it appeared to eat at him as
he got more and more angry as the days went by. On Wed, he pretty much blew up and got violent, causing Sheryl to leave with her daughter (his
step-daughter). They went to a hotel for the night. Days before that, she changed her email address to a private host instead of sharing his mail
server (she never explained why, just that it was "effective immediately"). Clearly, things were not going well at home.
I'm guessing the reason why the family wasn't mentioned is that they'd been married about three years, he wasn't really bonded with the girl, and
he was upset with Sheryl leaving. He then turned that rage towards the IRS and boom.
The money goes deeper than you think, though. Yes, it's an expensive house (and was a nice one), but it was also full of new furniture and that
delicious grand piano for Sheryl to teach with (she ran lessons out of the home; that's the undocumented income). The plane, he's had that for
years. He wouldn't sell it because they used it practically every weekend to relax and be together. It had a lot of emotional value to them all.
So anyway, they were at the hotel overnight and in the morning she went home and found the house on fire. She went into a neighbor's house while the
firefighters did their job. That's where the "and a neighbor saved her" or whatever BS came from. She was just ducking out to have a
The "theft" of the plane was from journalists. Because there was no flight plan, some dip# presumed it was stolen, unaware of any situation were
one might not need to be filed. So, it was his plane all along and the hangar was even in his name (and another fellow, unrelated to this
So ... what else? This is just a case of a good guy having too much crap happen to him. He's no martyr and there's no grand conspiracy.