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Ryan Duke Evidence

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 23:00:27 GMT

I am late to the game on this one. I recently finished the first season. Is there any publicly available evidence connecting Ryan Duke to Tara's murder other than Bo Dukes' statements? It is possible I missed this during the podcast. However, as far as I can tell, Bo Dukes' self serving statement is the only evidence released to date that connects Ryan to Tara's murder.

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 03:46:53 GMT

If you go to photo number 5, this is a photo of Ryan writing with his right hand. https://www.11alive.com/article/news/investigations/beauty-queen-murder/indictment-gives-new-glimpse-into-last-moments-of-tara-grinsteads-life-possible-motive/85-430717019

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 03:50:08 GMT

Also, info about the glove and the whole right handed/left handed and teeth marks and hole are in this websleuths thread. https://www.websleuths.com/forums/threads/cbs-48-hours-july-1st-9-pm-tara-grinstead-jennifer-kesse.66772/

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 04:07:18 GMT

If you were going to grab someone you would leave your dominant hand free to keep the arms contained

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 04:16:55 GMT

I'm placing a guess out there that they have Ryan's DNA on the glove and not Bo's. And that perhaps Tara's saliva is on the glove giving them a DNA hit on her as well. Again, all a guess. There had to be a reason they arrested Ryan and not Bo for murder.

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 05:11:29 GMT

Do we really think the glove has any real contribution to the case and isn't just a red herring?

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 06:31:12 GMT

You ask a couple of nice people in ocilla they are all red herrings

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:50:57 GMT

Calling Precon... you had info on something sketchy to do with agent LL and her sudden departure..

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 12:05:27 GMT

I remember that wasnt it maternity leave or something like that forgot about that

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 13:33:23 GMT

Looking at the websleuths link... 1. There is no way to tell from that picture that the "rip" is for certain a bite mark. Certainly can't tell which hand it was being worn on based on the bottom/top teeth. Maybe there is another picture out there that is better. 2. From the video of Ryan signing papers, he clearly is right handed. We think Bo is also right handed based on the date being written on his left hand. I think the left/right handed question is a red herring.

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 14:12:40 GMT

I think in a struggle, its reasonable the assaulter could/would switch hands up depending on the victim's fight and believe it is helpful knowing, from what we can ascertain - RD and BD are both right handed. Gloves of this type are designed to be used on either the left or right hand. The only way to know with certainty if a glove is inside out is examining the surface. I can't remember exactly but think the partial fingerprint was on the glove? The ability to determine which hand the glove was on could be determined by the partial/fingerprint. IF the print provides some evidence to the identity of the assailant (for example, more likely to be one over the other) knowing their dominant hand is useful. I don't post often and may be stating the obvious on all of this BUT I always find it helpful when individuals make posts that keep turning the stone over as it prompts other lines of reasoning.

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 14:53:09 GMT

Thanks guys. Just curious 😊

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 14:54:13 GMT

@maisy, nothing sketchy in LL departure.

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 15:12:12 GMT

I don't know for sure but seems the (previous) defense and prosecution's GAG ORDER was in place and applied to BD during the time BD made that photo/post and during other times he discussed the case. While there are many complexities to getting to the truth of this crime involving RD/BD/who else???? - I hope AM challenges the court for having not enforced THEIR GAG ORDER with BD. Why continue to prop up to BD with 'the rules do not apply to you'? FILE CHARGES for CONTEMPT and submit that image as evidence and PROSECUTE THEIR GAG ORDER to the full penalty (fines and incarceration). THAT will get him off the street and serve as some sort of help to the people of the community who have ALL been harmed by his/their behavior. His family might even have some relief in knowing where he is and what he is doing as TRUTH unfolds. BD/RD/?who else - may escape some penalty due to SOL/etc - but THIS is punishable right now.

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 15:52:09 GMT

Yes, it would be great for someone to finally hold Bo accountable.

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 15:54:46 GMT

Does the postponement of Ryan's trial date mean they're possibly looking further into other people's involvement? Or just giving the new lawyer time to catch up?

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 16:05:53 GMT

Giving the new lawyers time

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 17:22:18 GMT

@southerndaisy I am hopeful AM/Merchant Firm does this. My message to her would be a quiet and clear whisper 'go ahead girl .. take your first swing" - show everyone BD/ABS, RD, who else involved?&quest;?&quest; ... the DA, previous prosecutor, LE, GBI .... most importantly the Grinstead family/loved ones <3 , and on into the community - this RULE of LAW was created by the court, time to enforce it. Set the table. Can you imagine community members having to run into BD/ABS? Awful.

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 18:37:37 GMT

I hope the new attorney does expose the corruption and cover-up, but her main job will be defending Ryan and trying to prove his innocence. That is her job. I do think there's a better chance for the public to learn what possibly happened and who's all involved with Ashleigh at the helm. But ultimately, she's there for Ryan. I don't think Ryan is going to take a plea deal; in fact, I know he's not. He's wanting to fight this. Because of that reason, we should learn quite a bit during the trial.

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 18:40:03 GMT

I don't know if we'll ever really know what happened that night. I honestly don't. But we should end up learning a lot more than we know now with a trial. ☺

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 19:18:35 GMT

IMO RD's defense having the court apply the enforcement of THEIR (the court's) law - the gag order, would serve their client's defense. Rumor is BD will testify as a witness against RD. The jury would be able to make informed conclusions about this 'the rules don't apply to me, I lie when it serves me' witness. BD's violation of the gag order created an increased challenge for RD to receive a fair trail, created unnecessary (increased) pain for Tara's loved ones, drove up the cost paid by county taxpayers (as it is RD's right for a fair trial) in needing to move the trial out of the area, drove up the increased pain/inconvenience for all locals who will be required to travel (possibly at intervals of sequestration from family/others) to testify. JMO.

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