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37Fw: OJ FRAME situation analogous to Einhorn's?

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  • David Crockett Williams
    Oct 2 3:15 PM
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      Sent: Monday, October 02, 2000 2:54 PM
      Subject: OJ FRAME

      > More and more is coming apart.
      > Ira

      > << Sujet : [Fwd: The Times: World News:Police planted blood in OJ case,
      > says BBC]
      > -------- Original Message --------
      > Subject: The Times: World News:Police planted blood in OJ case, says BBC
      > Date: Mon, 02 Oct 2000 09:14:37 -0700
      > From: Kim Burrafato <lensman@...>
      > To: Jack <sarfatti@...>
      > You may have been right about OJ. If this is true, then I'd say Ira is
      > probably innocent, too. Yet another case of out of control cops.
      > http://www.the-times.co.uk/news/pages/tim/2000/10/02/timfgnusa01001.html
      > [October 2, 2000]
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      > The Times: World News:Police planted blood in OJ case, says BBC</TITLE>
      > <!--start main headline-->Bloodstains in OJ prosecution put in
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      > <!--start review--><!--end review-->
      > </TD></TR><TR><TD WIDTH=370><!--start main body text-->VITAL clues that
      > have supported O.J. Simpson's denial of the murders of Nicole Brown and
      > Ronald Goldman were ignored by American police, according to a new
      > investigation that found evidence that the celebrity was framed.
      > Six years after the killings that ended Simpson's charmed life, Los
      > especially its police force, hoped that they were forgotten. Yet pressure
      > will build to reopen the case with the disclosure today that crucial blood
      > evidence was almost certainly planted in the footballer's house and car
      > the murders.
      > A BBC documentary to be broadcast on Wednesday will say that Mr Simpson's
      > son, Jason, then 24, was neverconsidered a suspect in the murder, even
      > he had a history of domestic violence and no reliable alibi. The film
      > includes a claim by a convicted drug dealer that six months before Ms
      > Simpson's death, he was offered money to kill her.
      > Simpson was acquitted at his murder trial five years ago. The verdict by a
      > largely black jury split America along racial lines and he was found
      > financially responsible for the deaths in a separate $34 million
      > million) civil verdict a year later.
      > He vowed then to devote his energy and dwindling resources to finding the
      > real killers of his former wife and her friend. Instead, the most famous
      > running back in the history of American football has immersed himself in
      > golf, leaving further investigation to journalists and private detectives.
      > Their findings suggest that the criminal trial jury, vilified by white
      > America, made the right decision. They show that clear chances to solve
      > murders were missed or deliberately ignored by a prosecution anxious above
      > all about its image.
      > The most damning new information concerns a synthetic preservative known
      > EDTA, found in blood on a gate at the murder scene and on a pair of socks
      > which Mr Simpson allegedly wore there. EDTA, which does not occur
      > in the human body, is often used by detectives to conserve evidence but
      > found nowhere else on the gate or socks. Peter Harpur, a British crime
      > expert interviewed for the programmes, said that there could not be any
      > explanation than that the blood had been put there.
      > Evidence may also have been planted in the white Ford Bronco that
      > a global television audience when Mr Simpson was pursued in it along
      > California's freeways holding a gun to his head.
      > Bloodstains on the car's central console which police had said consisted
      > of Mr Simpson's blood were relisted three months later as a mixture of his
      > and the victims' blood. The discrepancy was not highlighted at the
      > trial, which ended with the chief prosecutor, Marcia Clark, adding the
      > bloodstains to a "pyramid" of what she said was undisputed evidence
      > Mr Simpson.
      > Extraordinarily, police were in a position to mix and plant the blood
      > the killings. The lead detective in the case requested and obtained a vial
      > Mr Simpson's blood, and in a violation of normal procedures obtained
      > of the victims' blood from the Los Angeles Coroner's Office. Such a
      > would have meant the summary dismissal of a lower-profile case, according
      > Donald Freed, a law professor who has written a book on the Simpson case.
      > Detectives went back to the Bronco during their investigation but whether
      > they planted evidence there remained an open question at the criminal
      > Detective Mark Fuhrman, exposed on the witness stand as a racist, was
      > if he had planted evidence but refused to answer, invoking his Fifth
      > Amendment right not to incriminate himself. Since then the Los Angeles
      > Department has been humiliated by revelations of systematic evidence
      > in hundreds of other cases.
      > According to Mr Harpur, the Simpson trial should never have begun. Sloppy
      > police work at the crime scene, at Simpson's house and in his car
      > contaminated the evidence so badly that had it been a British case the
      > Prosecution Service would have rejected all of it, he said.
      > That sloppy work may save Jason Simpson, O.J.'s son from his first
      > from unwelcome further scrutiny. Jason, a chef, had a history of
      > kitchen knives in argument, including one with a girlfriend who feared for
      > her life and described him as having a Jekyll and Hyde personality.
      > The documentary says that Jason was a "walking time-bomb" on rage
      > drugs and that Nicole Simpson believed he may have been stalking her. He
      > claimed to have been working at the time of the murders but appears to
      > left work early that night. <!--end main body text-->