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   You never know when those vials of blood you've been keeping in your freezer for a rainy day could come in handy. Particularly if they belong to folks like John Wayne Gacy

04 Dec 2012 01:57 PM   |   5721 clicks   |   NBC Chicago
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Evil Mackerel     
Nick Knight?

04 Dec 2012 01:58 PM
Current Resident    [TotalFark]  
Hai Guise!
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04 Dec 2012 01:58 PM
dv-ous     
If we blame the dead guys, maybe they won't notice how many murders go unsolved...

04 Dec 2012 02:00 PM
Maud Dib     
FTA...Among the other executed inmates whose blood was submitted for testing was Lloyd Wayne Hampton, a drifter executed in 1998 for his crimes.


Always 3 .....

04 Dec 2012 02:02 PM
CygnusDarius     

dv-ous: If we blame the dead guys, maybe they won't notice how many murders go unsolved...


A guy goes inside a bar, gun in hand, and yells out "Which one of you farkers slept with my wife?".

No one said a thing, and the guy shot someone, killing him.

"I'll ask again, and if I get no answers, I shoot someone else. Who slept with my wife!?"

"He did" said a drunk, pointing at the dead guy.

04 Dec 2012 02:03 PM
Fark Rye For Many Whores     
figured out they could get the executed men entered in a national database shared with other law enforcement agencies because the murderers were technically listed as homicide victims when they were put to death by the state.

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04 Dec 2012 02:06 PM
abhorrent1     
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I'LL TOUCH YOUR PENIS!

04 Dec 2012 02:07 PM
ladyfortuna     

Maud Dib: FTA...Among the other executed inmates whose blood was submitted for testing was Lloyd Wayne Hampton, a drifter executed in 1998 for his crimes.


Always 3 .....


It's common, but I present Dahmer and Shawcross as exhibits of how it's not a universal constant.

04 Dec 2012 02:12 PM
BronyMedic     
Why is everyone downing on Gacy. He was just hungry. 

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04 Dec 2012 02:19 PM
wildcardjack     

ladyfortuna: Maud Dib: FTA...Among the other executed inmates whose blood was submitted for testing was Lloyd Wayne Hampton, a drifter executed in 1998 for his crimes.

Always 3 .....

It's common, but I present Dahmer and Shawcross as exhibits of how it's not a universal constant.


Killers with simple and common names get referred to by three names, killers with rare names get one.

04 Dec 2012 02:21 PM
the801     
Cook County Sheriff's Department ... figured out they could get the executed men entered in a national database ... because the murderers were technically listed as homicide victims when they were put to death by the state.

*forking my mashed potatoes* this means something.

04 Dec 2012 02:41 PM
frontrowgirl     
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04 Dec 2012 02:41 PM
ladyfortuna     

the801: Cook County Sheriff's Department ... figured out they could get the executed men entered in a national database ... because the murderers were technically listed as homicide victims when they were put to death by the state.

*forking my mashed potatoes* this means something.


That whole thing kind of bewilders me. What possible reason could we have NOT to enter DNA from deceased suspects into the national database? They're already dead, they don't care what we do with it... and it could potentially solve a lot of crimes.

04 Dec 2012 03:47 PM
Holocaust Agnostic     
"Belongs"? Do you own blood that comes out of you?

04 Dec 2012 04:02 PM
pciszek     

ladyfortuna: That whole thing kind of bewilders me. What possible reason could we have NOT to enter DNA from deceased suspects into the national database? They're already dead, they don't care what we do with it... and it could potentially solve a lot of crimes.


This. I'm all for preserving evidence. I have heard of states refusing permission to DNA test evidence from crimes for which someone has already been executed, and I remember hearing about one DNA exoneration that was possible only because one criminologist kept redundant samples against department regulations. Do any states have a policy, official or otherwise, of destroying evidence in death penalty cases in order to avoid later embarrassment?

04 Dec 2012 04:07 PM
netringer    [TotalFark]  
So when I submitted the story with the Farked angle that FBI would only accept the DNA profiles of the serial killers if they were listed as homicide victims because they were killed (executed) by the state...?

04 Dec 2012 04:48 PM
rufus-t-firefly     

wildcardjack: ladyfortuna: Maud Dib: FTA...Among the other executed inmates whose blood was submitted for testing was Lloyd Wayne Hampton, a drifter executed in 1998 for his crimes.

Always 3 .....

It's common, but I present Dahmer and Shawcross as exhibits of how it's not a universal constant.

Killers with simple and common names get referred to by three names, killers with rare names get one.


And nearly all serial killers have "Wayne" as a middle name.

It's SCIENCE.

04 Dec 2012 04:55 PM
inner ted    [TotalFark]  
doesn't care for vials of blood

not one bit

04 Dec 2012 05:51 PM
inner ted    [TotalFark]  

inner ted: doesn't care for vials of blood

not one bit


farking farks

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doesn't care for vials of blood

04 Dec 2012 05:53 PM
Gyrfalcon    [TotalFark]  

pciszek: ladyfortuna: That whole thing kind of bewilders me. What possible reason could we have NOT to enter DNA from deceased suspects into the national database? They're already dead, they don't care what we do with it... and it could potentially solve a lot of crimes.

This. I'm all for preserving evidence. I have heard of states refusing permission to DNA test evidence from crimes for which someone has already been executed, and I remember hearing about one DNA exoneration that was possible only because one criminologist kept redundant samples against department regulations. Do any states have a policy, official or otherwise, of destroying evidence in death penalty cases in order to avoid later embarrassment?


I'm sure there's some weirdity to do with either warrants, right to fair trial (since the dead person cannot later "confront the witnesses against him"), presumption of innocence, etc.

There's also the slowness of bureaucracy involved. Remember that until very recently, evidence had to be tangible: That is, a DNA sample had to be obtained from actual blood, and couldn't be (and in some cases still can't) be a profile on file from an old sample. So if you wanted to compare a new or cold case to a suspect, you had to have his actual blood to compare to the new case, not just a sheet of paper with the DNA readout on it. The lab had to take real blood from the suspect and run a whole new test against the new sample.

So the problem became keeping around vials and swatches of blood in various storage facilities all over the place. It takes up space, which is costly; it degrades, which creates reasonable doubt in later cases; and also it gets used up, which means eventually you could have a case where you know your suspect is the killer and you don't have any more of your sample left to test against his blood. So it's reasonable, where the killer has been executed, to just destroy all the evidence, because the only reason to keep samples around would be to clear unsolved cases. It's not like Gacy or Bundy can be tried again and re-executed for any new crimes.

04 Dec 2012 06:19 PM
gretzkyscores     

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Awesome! best LOL I've had in a while...thanks!

/might have to repost that on FB!

04 Dec 2012 07:31 PM
zamboni    [TotalFark]  
I know that some of you won't understand... milk blood to keep from running out.

04 Dec 2012 07:57 PM
cynicalbastard     
I'm just stocking up on blood in case I get turned into a vampire. With my lack of coordination, the "leap out of the darkness and sink my fangs into the throats of the living" will probably take weeks to get down pat.

05 Dec 2012 10:28 PM
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