posted on Nov, 27 2011 @ 09:18 PM
Truly a shocking piece of news. Was genuinely excited to see how his Welsh team progressed and loved watching them play (and I'm English); also, as a
Newcastle supporter I have great memories of him as a player.
I did at first think there may be something suspicious but after a few hours I came to decide there really probably wasn't. Some of those (not all!)
who are claiming foul play seem to be motivated by the seemingly random nature of this- it's scary to think there were no signs of this coming.
A (very) few seem to be calling him selfish which is somewhat understandable. I'm sure his kids will at times hate him in the future and think of him
as selfish but only because of grief. We do not choose
to become alive, I don't believe we have an obligation to those hyperthetical people who
were not given life to remain so.
reply to post by pazcat
Not to take anything away from the mourning but this is a strong rumour making the rounds.
I guess it's inevitable that a rumour like that would start, doesn't make it necessarily have even a hint of truth though.
reply to post by DAZ21
They found him hanged. Who hangs themself? That's a horrid way to go. He was turning Welsh football around I think he was either murdered or was
being threatened some way and couldn't handle it anymore.
Hanging is the quintessential suicide method- many people choose that method for this very reason. Also, what are the other options? Jump off a
building- very public and messy. Drug overdose- have to acquire the right drugs or risk no death and liver damage with something like paracetamol.
Jump in front of a train/ bus- potentially a horrible guilt given to a random person. Slit wrists- risk of not dying. Gun- this is the UK, guns are
not common to get hold of.
reply to post by RickyVelveeta
i really can't imagine how he could have been depressed, friends said he was a model professional and always kept himself in shape... there's always a
possibility but depression doesn't seem to fit at this point.
You seem to think that depression is logical. Thoughts of percentages that you have access to education, wealth, entertainment etc. simply add guilt
that you have all these things which many don't and still cannot function properly.
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