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(ABC News)   Man convicted of murder says identical twin did it   (abcnews.go.com ) divider line
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2003-04-26 09:55:58 PM  
Would that make the twin and "evil twin?" Cause' hey, eveyone knows that evil twins are the coolest type of twins.
 
2003-04-26 11:27:48 PM  
The case relied on a DNA sample obtained from saliva left on a cigarette butt found in the defendant's trash that matched semen found on the victim.

It's obvious what happened...One of the twins was giving the other one head, and...and...and then...

/nothing
 
2003-04-26 11:45:58 PM  
Ah yes, the soap opera defense.
 
2003-04-27 05:31:01 AM  
Gosh well most of us tend to give up on using that excuse after 5 years of age...
 
2003-04-27 05:32:04 AM  
what would have happened if his twin did not have an alibi? would they both go down? i mean, if they both have the same DNA and....crap i lost my train of thought.

besides, what kind of peice of shiat would blame his brother of doing it. i thought blood is bond?
 
2003-04-27 05:32:27 AM  
It wasn't him, it was the one-armed man.
 
2003-04-27 05:32:41 AM  
All twins are evil, especially the twins that are one guy, one girl.
 
2003-04-27 05:32:42 AM  
The twins share identical DNA, but Alfred Calzacorto was cleared after it was found he was working in Tampa at the time of the crime.

ahh yes, because they say in the article where the crime DID take place.

/not really
 
2003-04-27 05:33:07 AM  
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2003-04-27 05:33:56 AM  
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2003-04-27 05:34:03 AM  
What does semen have to do with murder?

/didn't read the article
 
2003-04-27 05:34:51 AM  
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2003-04-27 05:35:33 AM  
Hmm...ok, i think im going to bed finally.
 
2003-04-27 05:35:49 AM  
Whoa! I bet his twin brother was pissed to hear that shiat!
 
2003-04-27 05:42:01 AM  
Did the twin have an eye patch? cause that's the way you can tell which one is the evil one, that and the little black goatee.
 
2003-04-27 05:43:22 AM  
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Did they find a bucket of fish heads at the scene of the crime?
 
2003-04-27 05:44:19 AM  
If it was my twin brother, and the cops came for me, I would pretend to be the guy in custody. Then I would laugh hysterically since I would have driven myself mad at trying to figure it out.
 
2003-04-27 05:48:21 AM  
BIZARRO!!
BIZARRO!!
iloveyou
BIZARRO!!
BIZARRO!!
 
2003-04-27 05:50:48 AM  
He screwed himself twice. Leaving a cig behind at the scene, then refusing to give DNA.
 
2003-04-27 05:57:48 AM  
Evil twins also have goatees
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2003-04-27 06:02:07 AM  
OK we have some lawyers, here what would would have happened if since this was the only evidence, and neither one had an alibi?
I know (from Law & Order) in NY you can argue the same evedince to convict more than one person of the same crime (even if only one of them could have done it)
Then we have the Missispi? case last year of those kids being convicted for killing their father and an accomplice going free, where the prosocuter took the evidence and told different stories to what happened.
 
2003-04-27 06:05:46 AM  
bonus points for sealab referances.

we dont have any damn beans!

one armed man <~ classic
 
2003-04-27 06:10:17 AM  
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2003-04-27 06:17:58 AM  
Beauty Marks! Evil Twins have Beauty Marks!

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2003-04-27 06:20:58 AM  
Theme Songs:

Meet Cathy, who's lived most everywhere,
From Zanzibar to Barclay Square.
But Patty's only seen the sights
A girl can see from Brooklyn Heights --
What a crazy pair!

But they're cousins,
Identical cousins all the way.
One pair of matching bookends,
Different as night and day.

Where Cathy adores a minuet,
The Ballet Russes, and crepe suzette,
Our Patty loves to rock and roll,
A hot dog makes her lose control --
What a wild duet!

Still, they're cousins,
Identical cousins and you'll find,
They laugh alike, they walk alike,
At times they even talk alike --
You can lose your mind,
When cousins are two of a kind.
 
2003-04-27 06:23:00 AM  
'I didn't do it'
 
2003-04-27 06:31:29 AM  
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Hmmm, Lesbian Vampire Twins -- aarggghhhhhh
 
2003-04-27 06:32:29 AM  
Is it the left or the right that is the evil twin?
 
2003-04-27 06:33:25 AM  
Also known as the Shaggy defence

'It wasn't me'
 
2003-04-27 06:45:24 AM  
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2003-04-27 06:54:58 AM  
"A hot dog makes her lose control --"
Always liked that girl...
 
2003-04-27 07:14:19 AM  
Actually, we had a weird case in Toledo, in which a guy was accused of murdering his ex-wife. However, his twin posed as him and competed in a charity golf tournament to give him an alibi. In that case they were BOTH evil. I believe he was convicted.
 
2003-04-27 08:10:31 AM  
In Tennesse, several years ago we had a set of m identical twins that were both in on the murder, too, the Bondurant twins. Each weighed over 400 pounds and they beat a woman to death. They are currently trying to get a new trial or something.
 
2003-04-27 08:28:36 AM  
Or something? like what another pizza?
 
2003-04-27 08:50:41 AM  
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These guys are on the case.
 
2003-04-27 09:11:51 AM  
alibi: n. & v. plea that when an alleged act took place one was elsewhere

asshat: adj.,n. & v.t (typical of; one who or act of) contends to assert theories wildly in contrast to empirical evidence, a.k.a. Oliver Stoning (colliq.)
 
2003-04-27 09:51:04 AM  
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2003-04-27 09:51:26 AM  
Thought it was "a hot rod makes her lose control"
 
2003-04-27 10:26:35 AM  
I didn't do it!

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2003-04-27 11:11:57 AM  
What is it with Florida and heinous crimes?
 
2003-04-27 11:23:15 AM  
wouldn't it suck to have an identical twin that was a psychopath?

I have this fantasy where my doppelganger is out there somewhere....one day I'm driving my car and I see a car that looks exactly like mine coming toward me. I look at the driver, and it's ME!

/threadjack
 
2003-04-27 11:23:30 AM  
Humans have a tendency to state and repeat the very, very obvious, such as "It's a nice day," or, "You're very tall," or, "Oh dear, you seem to have fallen down a thirty-foot well, are you alright?"
 
2003-04-27 11:34:49 AM  
better than other excuses...
 
2003-04-27 11:52:55 AM  
CyCoJezus Yes, we do. It's called "communicating" where everything is not necessarily of great importance, but is done to make a connection with another human being.

Do you have a problem with this sort of thing? Are you like that guy in Rainman, where you just say the same thing over and over, but never connect?
 
2003-04-27 12:55:36 PM  
I actually tried the evil twin defence once. I called a guy and then realized I was a complete psycho on the phone. The next day when I ran into him I pretended nothing happened, but I mentioned my identical twin who makes bizarre phone calls pretending to me be. He didn't buy it. That was a long time ago. I'm better now.
 
2003-04-27 12:56:24 PM  
I have an evil twin who occassionally posts to fark pretending to be me. It's really annoying. She also makes these phone call sometimes...
 
2003-04-27 01:17:51 PM  
Damn. Wasn't there an evil twin a while back who tried to kill her twin sister and take her identity? Or was that just an urban legend?
 
2003-04-27 04:12:50 PM  
CaptainGood: that one is true, it happened out her in Los Angeles.
The weird thing is that (at least to me) it looked like fratenal twins, or they had just done so much to be different that it worked for me
 
2003-04-27 04:14:06 PM  
CaptainGood- I think that was an episode of Law and Order.
 
2003-04-27 04:20:07 PM  
Why, yes, it happened right here in California, of all places! Here's a link:

http://www.beloitdailynews.com/1196/fued18.htm


Good one, DeeDerange, I split a gut!
 
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