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Duerson's autopsy report is chilling

Posted on: March 23, 2011 3:27 pm
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Posted by Josh Katzowitz

The Dave Duerson suicide gets more disturbing with each subsequent piece of news that emerges about the incident that ended his life.

First, there was the actual suicide. Then, there was the news that he purposely shot himself in the chest so he could donate his intact brain to science for the study of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. And then the news that he was bankrupt and that he had begun to have problems with his memory.

Today, it gets even more disturbing.

In a Miami New Times article, the paper reports the minute details of Duerson’s suicide from the autopsy report.

Before shooting himself, Duerson had propped a chair against the front door of his apartment and laid out documents on the dining room table. According to the story, he also placed “two framed certificates, framed medals, and a folded American flag at the head of the bed. Naked except for a gold necklace, he climbed into bed and pulled a green sheet up to his neck.”

Then, he held a .38 Special in his left hand and shot himself in the chest, with the bullet lodging in his right lung.

For more of the autopsy report, click this link to the New Times.

But like this whole ordeal, the report is disturbing.

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Since: Sep 18, 2007
Posted on: March 24, 2011 1:02 pm
 

Duerson's autopsy report is chilling

God was listening to your pleas that a labor agreement would be reached.




Since: Jun 4, 2007
Posted on: March 24, 2011 12:19 pm
 

Duerson's autopsy report is chilling

Please add internet sports message boards to lists of places that religion and politics should not be discussed.  Jeez, you have extreme religous zealots preaching to extreme athiests.  Practice your own beliefs, judge yourself and live in harmony. 

Regarding Duerson, it is sad and tragic.  Only he knows why this occurred.  Let the man rest in peace.



Since: Aug 27, 2010
Posted on: March 24, 2011 12:12 pm
 

Duerson's autopsy report is chilling

I'm sure he had some sort of brain problem. But aas a previous poster said, he planned this out pretty well. How about planning out a trip to the hospital or psychiatric hospital? If he knew what was going on with his brain why not seek help? It shows me that he was using the mental disorder to blanket his real problem. Money. So he killed himself and that, well, that's a selfish act.



Since: Aug 25, 2010
Posted on: March 24, 2011 11:21 am
 

Walking Tall ...

I didnt know that GOD had you as a spokesperson lol  U IDIOT


All Christians are God's spokespersons. It's called faith.

Bless you.



Since: Aug 18, 2009
Posted on: March 24, 2011 10:42 am
 

Duerson's autopsy report is chilling

Why don't you dgo protest a funeral MORON.



GG McGee
Since: Mar 24, 2011
Posted on: March 24, 2011 8:48 am
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Since: Oct 6, 2006
Posted on: March 24, 2011 8:43 am
 

Duerson's autopsy report is chilling

First off this is just an absolute shame for the Duerson family. Obliviously he was starting to lose his mind, but he wasn't that bad because he understood what was going on with his brain. I feel the suicide was more related to the debt than the football injuries.

Here is my second point. Jesus (if there is one) would condemn Duerson suicide is the easy way out and is also considered murder. Suicide is condemned in all Christian religions, so to answer your question Jesus would not accept him with open arms.

This is just ridiculous that people will pull religion into this when it has absolutely nothing to do with the story...




Since: Feb 22, 2008
Posted on: March 24, 2011 3:08 am
 

Duerson's autopsy report is chilling

Spokesperson? oh hell no, but if you put down the crack pipe, pull your pants up, grab you 5 children and 5 mothers, get out of the welfare line and go grab the Bible it's in there.


And what do you think Jesus would say about Duerson right now?  Would he condemn him for his sins or show compassion and decency?  It's obviously the latter, but since you are a hateful bigot with the reading comprehension of a gnat instead of a complete understanding of the text you claim to follow you can only identify isolated passages pertaining to a particular incident without full appreciation of the greater message.  By all accounts Dave Duerson was a kind and responsible man who watched his life disintegrate before his eyes, probably due to a medical condition that was almost certainly affecting his judgment.  Go crawl back into your hole you self-righteous moron.  I may need to confess that sin of wrath right there, but then again Jesus had kind of track record of sticking it to judgmental religious figures himself so maybe we're all good.



Since: Sep 8, 2006
Posted on: March 24, 2011 12:53 am
 

Duerson's autopsy report is chilling

Also in the Bible irongoats;

Judge not, that ye be not judged.
for what judgement ye judge ye shall be judged
and with what measure ye mete,
it shall be measured to you again.

Just something to think about before you go sprewing aspersions.



Since: Aug 31, 2006
Posted on: March 24, 2011 12:13 am
 

Duerson's autopsy report is chilling

Spokesperson? oh hell no, but if you put down the crack pipe, pull your pants up, grab you 5 children and 5 mothers, get out of the welfare line and go grab the Bible it's in there.

Duerson is a coward.


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