I'm very sorry to be the bearer of this news. 2:20 PM Monday Feb 18th
I just received a telephone call, from a reliable source, in Clearwater,
Shawn Lonsdale was found dead in his room, a hose had been connected
from the exhaust of his car and run into a window.
the police are investigating.
I have no further data so don't ask me...
The original poster on ARS was at 12:23 AM on the 17th..midnight of the 16th/17th...
Shawn Lonsdale was a videographer who was shooting film in clearwater of the scientologists and putting it on the Pinellas Public Access Channel
above guy that attacked him on the street in clearwater
He was attacked in clearwater by a Scientologist while he was filming LINK
( and links to deposition below)
He was deposed by scientology after accepting $100 from someone named on the old anti-picketing injunction in Clearweter, a ms patricia greenway. His deposition by scientology , caused by that 'gift', is here: LINK
He later appeared on the BBC UK special on Scientology with John Sweeny, famous for the shouting match...
Then he dropped out of sight... and the news until now.
A unknown poster posted that he was dead at 12:23AM the night of feb 16th/17th on the 17th to the ARS newsgroup
The orginal post 36 hours ago:
Just received word from a reliable source that he heard from a reliable source that Shawn Lonsdale is dead of apparent suicide. Anyone can confirm?
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Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2008 21:28:37 -0800 (PST)
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Just received word from a reliable source that he heard from a
reliable source that Shawn Lonsdale is dead of apparent suicide.
Anyone can confirm?
Profile yields: the post this nick has ever made was regarding Lonsdale, need my note at bottom.
Shawn Lonsdale suicide? 24 hours ago
Shawn Lonsdale suicide? 27 hours ago
Shawn Lonsdale suicide? 28 hours ago
Shawn Lonsdale suicide? 38 hours ago
http://groups.google.com/groups/profile ... 6mXc24h6ww
EDIT: I just called
Headquarters Information Desk
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they switched me to Dispatch,,, who left me on hold a few minutes
and then switched me to Comm desk...
and that officer said they are releasing no details until they can locate and notify the next of kin, and that he was found on February 16th,
there will be no entry in the incident logs until they notify next of kin
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