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Old 03-05-2014, 08:33 AM
 
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Reading the Jonbenet thread got me thinking. If a murderer, or someone who knew the murder, of a very famous unsolved case told you they did it would you alert the authorities? What if they told you evidence that could prove it? What if that person was your friend (both for murderer and knowing who the murder was)?
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Old 03-05-2014, 01:52 PM
 
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I would tell. Im hopeless at keeping secrets

An ex boyfriend told me he murdered his childhood mate in a drug deal gone wrong. I believed him, he was a psycho. I didnt say anything at the time, but I did end up ringing the police about it after we had broken up.
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Old 03-05-2014, 02:12 PM
 
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I would tell so fast!
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Old 03-05-2014, 04:33 PM
 
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If the murderer told me, or the person who knew them, I would tell the authorities. If I had a friend who had/was currently murdering people, I would tell. I would tell them why I was morally obligated to do so. If it was someone the friend knew it would depend on the relationship. Like it the person tried to kill my friend, or say was a close relative, I would feel bad to tell. It might trigger bad feelings in the friend and it's not their fault they knew or were related to someone who was a murderer.
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Old 03-05-2014, 11:17 PM
 
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Harrier is not a snitch.
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Old 03-05-2014, 11:28 PM
 
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Most definitely, and without a second thought, I wouldn't care who it is or even how much I might have been brainwashed or threatened. If I feared for my life, I'd live at the police station.
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Old 03-06-2014, 09:01 AM
 
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Ya, I would. For the sake of the right thing to do.
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Old 03-06-2014, 10:31 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles County, CA
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Ya, I would. For the sake of the right thing to do.
Why do you think that "telling" is the right thing to do?

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If I feared for my life, I'd live at the police station.
Probably about the most dangerous place you can be.
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Old 03-07-2014, 09:22 AM
 
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Why do you think that "telling" is the right thing to do?


Probably about the most dangerous place you can be.
Because crimes need to be solved in order to keep other people safe from the criminal. Because protecting the criminal rubs salt into the wounds of the perople who have been victimized.

Why do you think "telling" is NOT the right thing to do? You called it "snitching." That idea comes straight from prison, I hope you know.
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Old 03-07-2014, 09:27 AM
 
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Why do you think that "telling" is the right thing to do?

I learned right from wrong in kindergarten.
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