1176Re: [pittscomicon] Re: Other facts about Michael George murder trial- Ed Beard Jr.
- Mar 18, 2008
Ed brings up a lot of interesting points, and for those, I feel that
with a stronger defence strategy, Mike will win out on appeal.
I still can't get over the the DA in this case. Remember what
happened in the Duke rape case?, someone sounds like they're trying
to make a name for themselves in the courts, at the expence of a good
Who cares about Mikes personal life, I don't. He has only ever been
good to me, as Renee has also. I don't judge a person on the past,
only what they show me in the present.
As a guest, and as I stated before, as long as the show goes on, I'll
be there. I think it should go on.
I'll see you there Ed.
Tod Allen Smith
--- In pittscomicon@ yahoogroups. com, "Ed Beard Jr."
<artofedbeard@ ...> wrote:
> Hey folks,
> Fantasy Artist Ed Beard Jr here. I just signed up as a member ( to
> think I have been a guest at Pittsburgh for 15 years and never
> Be warned this is a long RANT. Please excuse the spelling,
> punctuation etc. it's late and this is just a casual forum so
> focus or debate the content and not the grammar.
> My wife Kelly and I have known Mike and Renee and their children
> since 1992. Our kids are about the same age and we have personally
> backed every thing they have ever done in this industry. Mike and
> Renee are the reason that PCC is what it is today. NO promoter has
> ever treated their guest artists as good as Mike and Renee. No One
> has been as great a support to needy kids via Make-A-Wish. No One
> been so generous to the CBLDF and the genre in general.
> On a personal level Mike and Renee are outstanding citizens of
> PA with Mike's community involvement with children second to none.
> Now lets say my wife and I pretend that we have never met Mike and
> Renee before and since last August we read in the papers, the
> theatrical headlines portraying a Murderous adulterer, who killed
> wife to collect insurance money and sweep his mistress off to PA
> MI some 18 years ago....? This might just make us think we was
> hearing the Friday night suspense drama on television or the latest
> Star or Inquirer magazine headlines.
> Ah but then None of the accurate facts are presented and only an
> overzealous prosecutors concocted circumstantial evidence is
> what then might Jon Q Public think if one did not know the other
> of the story...hmmm. My guess would be what everyone of those
> thought, and the general public who has been waiting with bated
> breath for the Dateline NBC movie of the week special on the whole
> ordeal. Guilty!
> Now that the trial is over, I would like to offer that which the
> media failed to mention. Facts that John Q public has not been
> to. These are just a few of the general facts that were suppose to
> brought out by Mike's defense attorney for the jurors to hear. This
> info was shared in conversations with Mike, Renee and I. I was
> not to offer this info until after the trial as it should have
> resulted in this case getting thrown out. I am not sure how much of
> this was covered or allowed to be presented as defense evidence,
> it should make all of us think hard about the outcome of Mike
> 1. Mike NEVER owned or possessed any weapons in his entire life
> alone used one. The only weapon that were ever transferred to his
> estate for a brief period of time was from his father's death and
> estate which was immediately sold to a legitimate buyer and gun
> owner. This weapon was not even manufactured until years after the
> death of Barbara.
> 2. When the murder took place there were several detectives who
> interviewed witnesses that were there that day at the comic shop.
> of those witnesses stated that they saw a suspicious person hanging
> around the back or side of the building that day. Both identified
> this person as someone who NEVER was seen before. Yet this
> was never brought up by the prosecution or as evidence 18 years ago.
> 3. Mike's mother, neighbors, and his 4 year old daughter stated and
> remember that day vividly testifying that Mike was home all day and
> at the time of the murder.
> 4. The original coroners report claimed that there was only one
> bullet fired and that nothing else was found at the scene ( the
> shop) yet when Mike's current Defense Attorney and former MI
> prosecutor for that District at that time, looked at the 18 year
> file, low and behold there was the investigators statement claiming
> they found additional bullets lodged in the wall of the stock room
> and else ware.
> Yet the prosecution claimed there was no sign of a robbery or
> in and that it was strictly a one shot execution style hit.
> This statement alone contradicts the news report. By the way, the
> cheif at the time was none other than the current prosecutors DAD!
> Like incompetent Father… like son.
> 5. Then enters stage LEFT this comic book buyer who claims he was a
> regular customer of Mike and Renee's (though none seem to recall
> hanging out as he has claimed) testifying that several years after
> the murder he could positively identify and knows that the comics
> that were claimed stolen from Comics World the night of the murder
> were the same ones that Mike sold on Ebay years later. WOW this
> must be a psychic Superhero as he has such amazing powers that he
> identify one single copy out of thousands that are sold on the
> everyday in this industry. Another of this Prosecutors ROCK SOLID
> EVIDENCE EXHIBITS.
> 6. None of the Detectives that investigated the Murder at the time
> ever checked Mike for gun shot residue, never found a murder weapon.
> 7. The DA prosecutor provides former friends of Barbara as
> (just a wee bit of conflict of interest) to testify that Barbara
> Mike were arguing all the time.
> 8. The DA Prosecutor brings forth a new witness, a former employer
> an adjacent business who testifies that she "clearly" remembers
> Mike and Barbara were arguing July 13 and that their tone of voice
> was more elevated than prior arguments that she eves dropped upon.
> This coming from a person who was never questioned nor felt her
> amazing memory was important 18 years ago.....yet this is the DA's
> ACE in the hole!!
> Now think people, just for a moment lets pretend we actually have a
> TRUE fair and constitutionally run system of Justice and we are not
> being tried in GITMO shall we. A person is supposed to be "INOCENT"
> until proven guilty. The evidence must be more than circumstantial
> and give reasonable persons the ability to remove any doubt that
> there may be another explanation. The Juror is supposed to not
> character, emotional or personal beliefs cloud the factual
> of the evidence before them.
> Then we wake up today.... the real world and a real jury in ass
> backward MI, where 8 women and 4 men listen to the soap opera that
> this DA performs for them...It goes something like this:
> Wife cheating adulterer having an affair with hired help plots to
> kill wife, pretend that it was a break in, collect the insurance
> money and then skip the state to go live in PA.... Well folks
> Mike did cheat on his former wife or not, whether he did fall in
> with Renee or not, is "irrelevant" to the issue of guilty or
> of whether Mike George killed his wife with a gun, period. Ah but
> then I forget we don't live in a country where true fair and
> equitable justice is served.
> How the heck can anyone in their right mind have come up with a
> guilty verdict more over 1st degree Murder No less based on this
> of hear-say.
> We live in a country that is ruled by elitists and fascists that
> defecate on our constitution and bill of rights and more important
> and more powerful than all of those demons is the John Q Public.
> These are the most egregious who would sit on a jury and allow
> themselves to be entertained by the DA's award winning performance
> for Dateline NBC and loose all sense of reality and destroy a man
> his family with a guilty verdict, just because it "sounds" like a
> plausible course of action.
> Be warned all of you married couple, who GOD forbid, argue a little
> to loud so that your nosebag neighbor over hears, Someday you to
> be the unfortunate victim of a break in or hit and 18 years later
> there may be the same overzealous DA looking to make a name for
> himself. You may just be the next Dateline NBC movie of the week.
> Disgusted... with society
> P.S. We "WILL" be attending PCC this April and "WILL" continue to
> fight and support Mike and Renee George until someone actually
> provides a shred of proof that he is guilty.
> Ed Beard Jr.
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