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Taylor Meyer, 17, went missing in Norfolk after going to an underage drinking party.
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NORFOLK (WBZ) ― Police are looking for a Plainville teen who has been missing since Friday.

Taylor Meyer, 17, went missing in Norfolk after going to an underage drinking party.

According to police, she was last seen at Norfolk Airport around 10:30 p.m. Her friends told officers they received a call from Meyer that night. They said Meyer kept saying the word "plane."

Meyer is 5 feet 8 inches tall, about 150 pounds. She has blonde hair and blue eye and was wearing a black and white sweatshirt with a red stripe, blue jeans and brown slipper-style shoes.

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Massive search for KP senior
BY MICHAEL GELBWASSER SUN CHRONICLE STAFF

Plainville teen has been missing since Friday night


The Massachusetts State Police, along with a search and rescue dog team, combed the area around the disused Norfolk Airport Sunday for missing teen Taylor Meyer of Plainville. (Staff photo by Mike George)

NORFOLK - A massive search for a missing 17-year-old Plainville girl continued Sunday, drawing police and firefighters from several communities as well as police dogs and a state police helicopter.

The girl, Taylor Meyer, a senior at King Philip Regional High School, was last seen late Friday night at a party a group of teenagers had in woods near the disused Norfolk airport.

On Sunday, police officers, firefighters and other rescue workers set up a command post at the airport, which is off River Road near the Franklin town line. The area is thickly wooded and swampy and surrounded by the Charles River, the Mill River and the Populatic Pond.

From the airport, the searchers and dogs fanned out into the chilly woods, paying particular attention to the area surrounding the waterways.

The search, which began Saturday, continued until nightfall Sunday. The search was made difficult by dense underbrush and woods.

Temperatures both Saturday and Sunday night dipped into the 30s.

Meyer, the daughter of Kathi Meyer and Cliff Meyer of Plainville, was last seen by friends at the party about 10:30 p.m. She was separated from them during the course of the evening and did not return on Saturday, they told police. Meyer's mother reported her missing at 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

Authorities began sweeping the area near the airport Saturday night using boats, trained dogs and a helicopter. A dive team was called in on Sunday as well.

After the search was suspended because of darkness Sunday, firefighters making up the Bristol County mutual aid task force made an announcement over the police radio seeking fire and police volunteers from other area departments to take part in the search when it resumes this morning.

Today's search was set to get under way at sunrise.

Police described Meyer as 5 feet, 8 inches tall, weighing approximately 150 pounds, with blond hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Norfolk Police Department at 508-528-3206.


Plainville firefighters search the area around the Norfolk airport Sunday for missing Plainville teen Taylor Meyer. (Staff photo by Mike George)

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I hope she is found safetly and quickly.
 

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Teen Missing From Underage Drinking Party Found Dead

Monday, October 20, 2008


NORFOLK, Mass. - Searchers have found the body of a 17-year-old girl who disappeared from an underage drinking party at an abandoned airport in Norfolk.

Norfolk County District Attorney William Keating said Taylor Meyer's body was found Monday in a swampy area near where she was last seen Friday night.
Keating says there were no obvious signs of trauma, and the cause of death remains under investigation.
Meyer, a senior at King Philip Regional High School, made a cell phone call shortly before she disappeared Friday night. A family member reported her missing Saturday evening.
Police, fire and rescue teams used boats, dogs and a State Police helicopter to search for her in the heavily wooded area.

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,441362,00.html

Body of missing Plainville teen found near Norfolk airport

BY RICK FOSTER/SUN CHRONICLE STAFF
Monday, October 20, 2008 1:43 PM EDT



Family and friends grieve at the airport after the search for missing teen Taylor Meyer ended Monday with her body being discovered in a marsh area near the Charles River on Miller Street in Norfolk. (Staff photo by Mike George)

NORFOLK - A massive search for a missing 17-year-old Plainville girl ended late this morning after search teams found her body near the inactive Norfolk airport.

Norfolk County District Attorney William Keating confirmed that a body found close to where the girl went missing late Friday was that of Taylor Meyer, a senior at King Philip Regional High School.

She was last seen late Friday night at a party with friends in woods near the airport.

A search was started Saturday afternoon after she was reported missing by her mother, Kathi Meyer.

The search, drawing about 150 police, firefighters and other rescue workers from several communities, continued Sunday and into this morning. A state police helicopter and police dogs were also at the scene. Family members were at the scene, hugging and crying shortly before Keating's announcement.

Keating officially confirmed the death shortly after noon.

He said he could not say yet if foul play is suspected, but said there were no outward signs of trauma.

The medical examiner is investigating and a cause of death has not yet been determined.

In a press conference with Norfolk Police Chief Charles Stone and State Police Capt. John Gallagher, Keating said the victim and about 20 young people were partying in the woods after a homecoming football game.

Cell phone records show she called someone about 10:57 p.m. Friday.

Her body was found in a swampy area on the airport property about 100 yards from Miller Street.

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Plainville teen drowned; no foul play

NORFOLK, Mass. -- Authorities say a 17-year-old Plainville girl who was last seen at a party last week appears to have drowned.
The body of Taylor Meyer was found Monday in a swampy area in Norfolk.
The Norfolk District Attorney's office said Wednesday an autopsy showed no evidence of foul play or trauma, but a final cause of death won't be issued by the state medical examiner until more standard tests have been completed.
Meyer was last seen at a party Friday night in a secluded area at the site of a former airport. She was reported missing Saturday afternoon.

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I spoke w/someone yesterday who is a representative for the family. They are going to try to send out some type of PSA about avoiding this sort of tragedy in the future. At least they are attempting to try of make something positive about such a heart breaking ordeal.
 

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Tragic Death Teaches Students Life Lesson

Taylor's fellow students visit a makeshift memorial near the wooded area where her body was found.
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WRENTHAM (WBZ) ― Friday night marked one week since Taylor Meyer's friends last saw her alive.

Her body was found Monday, and many of her friends still can't believe she is gone.

The 17-year-old honors student drowned after leaving a party near the old Norfolk Airport.

As friends paid tribute to Meyer Friday night, police were out in force to make sure students were staying out of trouble.

It was a somber backdrop at the Friday night football game. They honored her favorite color, pink, still trying to make sense of what happened one week ago.
There were signs everywhere, including pink balloons, that it wasn't just any game at King Phillip Regional.

"I think we'll play with a little more heart and give her win," one student said. "She loved coming to football games, I guess."

Meyer's death has many of her fellow students thinking about how such tragedies could be prevented.

"I think people need to learn to pay attention to their friends, stick to a buddy system. That's the best way," said student Adam Bennett.

The popular student wandered away alone only to be found two days later drowned in a swampy area. Local police have stepped up their presence but students say it's left a deep impression.

"Do you think there will still be parties after the game like there were?" WBZ's Beth Germano asked student Sean Connolly.

"I hope not. You learn from your mistakes hopefully," Connolly said.

"Just be a lot safer, and be there for your friends," said student Angela Petruzziello.

The area where Meyer's body was found after in intensive search last weekend is now a place of mourning, drawing friends and classmates in tribute with the shock of her death still being felt.

"It's really quiet in school still. There's a huge poster on her locker everyone signs to say we miss you, Taylor," Bennett said.

"Police will continue patrols in the area. Meyer will be laid to rest Monday, and the family is asking everyone to wear pink.

The wake for Meyer will be Sunday in North Attleboro.

http://wbztv.com/local/taylor.meyer.death.2.848610.html
 

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Police probe teen drinking party


Taylor Meyer, 17, died nearly two weeks ago after attending a party at the closed Norfolk Airport. Police are now investigating how the youths at the party obtained alcohol. (Submitted photo)

Criminal investigation into how youths obtained alcohol
NORFOLK - Police say they are conducting a criminal investigation into how about 20 youths obtained the alcohol for an underage drinking party almost two weeks ago that ended in the death of 17-year-old Taylor Meyer.

"It's an active investigation. It's our No. 1 priority right now," police Lt. Jonathan Carroll said Tuesday.

Carroll said detectives are working on trying to identify the person or persons who gave the teenagers the booze and hope to file charges if any suspect or suspects are identified.

The legal drinking age in Massachusetts is 21 and it is against the law to purchase for or give alcohol to a person younger than the legal drinking age. The crime is punishable by a fine of up to $2,000 and up to a year in jail.

Police have said about 20 youths attended the party at the abandoned Norfolk Airport Oct. 17 to celebrate King Philip Regional High School's victory over Fairhaven after the homecoming game. They were reportedly drinking beer and shots of vodka.

Carroll said the youths have already been interviewed, as well as about 10 adults. The probe is still continuing with the assistance of detectives in the special investigations unit of the Metropolitan Law Enforcement Council, a regional law enforcement organization.

Meyer, a senior at KP from Plainville, left the party at some point Friday and was reported missing the following day. Her body was found in a swampy area in sprawling woods near the airport after an intensive two-day search.

The state Medical Examiner's Office found no signs of trauma to Meyer's body and determined there was no foul play in her death.

She apparently drowned, but a final determination on the cause of her death is pending further routine medical tests, including a toxicology.

Meyer was buried Monday after a funeral attended by hundreds of family, friends, and classmates.

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Norfolk teen arrested for possession of alcohol at airport party

NORFOLK - A Norfolk teenager has been arrested after he told police he brought 12 beers from his parents' refrigerator to the underage drinking party that led to the death of Taylor Meyer two weeks ago.

However, Christopher Moran has not been charged with supplying alcohol, Lt. Jonathan Carroll said today.

Although Moran is their first arrest in the case, detectives have not finished their criminal investigation of how about 20 youths got the booze for the Oct. 17 party, in the woods near the abandoned Norfolk Airport, Carroll explained.

Police arrested Moran, 18, at his 3 Creek Drive home on Oct. 23 and charged him with being a minor in possession of alcohol and misleading an officer conducting a criminal investigation.

Meyer, a 17-year-old King Philip Regional High School senior, died after leaving the Oct. 17 drinking party, which followed King Philip's homecoming football game. Her body was found on Oct. 20 in a swampy area near the woods, where authorities have said she apparently drowned.

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Police charge KP grad


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Investigators say Plainville man provided Taylor Meyer with alcohol

PLAINVILLE - Police have charged a local man with supplying alcohol to Taylor Meyer the October night she disappeared following an underage party.

The 17-year-old Plainville girl's body was discovered three days later in a swampy area adjacent to the former Norfolk Airport where the illegal party was held.

Brian Zuzick, 19, of 6 Red Coat Lane, Plainville, has been charged with procuring two bottles of Barcardi Rum and providing one to Meyer, who was a senior at King Philip Regional High School, and the other to his 17-year-old sister, Paige, who was a classmate and close friend of Meyer, Police Chief Edward Merrick said.

Zuzick, a 2006 King Philip graduate, bought the alcohol from a 21-year-old North Attleboro resident, and the transfer took place in Plainville, Merrick said.

"I am sure he will be charged," Merrick said of the North resident.

Zuzick wasn't arrested but was being sent a summons to appear at a hearing on the charges at Wrentham District Court at an undetermined date later this month, the police chief said.

"The penalties are a misdemeanor. I don't think the penalties are overwhelming by any stretch of the imagination," Merrick said. "There are very limited provisions to arrest a person for a misdemeanor, particularly a past misdemeanor.

But, the chief added, the matter remains under investigation.

"This is an open investigation involving Norfolk, Plainville and Wrentham police departments," the chief added. "Where charges are warranted, they will be pursued."

North Attleboro police are also investigating the sale.

"This is a sad chapter in the story of Plainville," Merrick said. "We'd like to see it put to rest, but we will continue to pursue all aspects of this investigation until it is complete."

Zuzick played basketball at King Philip High, where he was a commended student. He made high honors at King Philip Middle School.

His sister, Paige Zuzick, was one of 20 underage people arrested Nov. 21, a month after Meyer's death, at an illegal party in Wrentham.

Two other underage parties involving students from the KP communities have also been raided by police since Meyer's death. Numerous arrests were also made at those parties. One party was at a Norfolk home, the other at a secluded and elaborate shelter in woods in Plainville.

Zuzick couldn't be reached Monday night, and Meyer's mother, Kathi, declined to comment.

http://www.thesunchronicle.com/articles/2008/12/16/news/4101029.txt
 

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Defendant in Meyer probe says he didn't know Plainville teen was to get rum

BY DAVID LINTON SUN CHRONICLE STAFF


Sean Flynn of North Attleboro leaves Attleboro District Court following a show-cause hearing Wednesday morning. (Staff photo by Martin Gavin)

ATTLEBORO - The lawyer for a North Attleboro man accused of buying booze for an underage friend in the probe of circumstances leading to 17-year-old Taylor Meyer's death said his client would not have bought the alcohol if he knew Meyer and her friend would have gotten it.

John J. McGlone III, the Quincy lawyer representing 21-year-old Sean Flynn, said Wednesday his client is only accused of buying rum for his friend, Brian Zuzick, 20, and did not know it would later be given to Zuzick's 17-year-old sister, Paige, and to Meyer the night Meyer disappeared and was later found dead.

"Never in a million years did he think it was provided to the two young ladies," McGlone said after a 40-minute show-cause hearing in Attleboro District Court.

McGlone said Flynn accompanied Zuzick and Zuzick's 21-year-old girlfriend to Boulevard Liquors in North Attleboro, where he is accused of buying the alcohol.

The rum was placed in the trunk of the car, which was driven by Zuzick's girlfriend, before Flynn was later dropped off, McGlone said.

The events are alleged to have occurred Oct. 17, the night of an outdoor underage drinking party on the grounds of the former Norfolk Airport in Norfolk attended by about 20 youths.

Meyer, a King Philip Regional High School senior from Plainville, left the party alone at some point and was found dead in a swampy area three days later after an extensive search.

North Attleboro police are seeking to charge Flynn with procuring alcohol for a person under 21, a misdemeanor punishable by a $2,000 fine, a one-year jail sentence or both.

"The evidence will show he put the alcohol in the trunk of the car," McGlone said.

The hearing was not open to the public, and neither Flynn nor his father, Paul, commented as they left the courthouse.

A clerk magistrate will decide whether police have sufficient evidence to charge Flynn, of 269 West St. in North Attleboro.

If the clerk decides police have enough evidence, Flynn will be arraigned at a later date before a judge.

The clerk, First Assistant Clerk Nancy Clarke, took the matter under advisement and a decision is not expected before the end of the year.

Plainville police are seeking to charge Zuzick, of 6 Red Coat Lane in Plainville, with similar charges for allegedly giving two bottles of rum to his sister and Meyer.

A show-cause hearing in Wrentham District Court has not yet been scheduled, Plainville Police Chief Edward Merrick said.

Zuzick could not be reached for comment Wednesday.

McGlone described Flynn, a North Attleboro High School graduate, as heartbroken over Meyer's death and who has since sought counseling.

He said Flynn assisted in the search for Meyer, whose mother Kathi, grew up with his father.

Flynn did not know anything about how Meyer is alleged to have obtained alcohol until he was questioned by police four or five days later.

"He's honest and forthright," McGlone said of Flynn, whom he said has been fully cooperative with investigators in the ongoing investigation.

http://www.thesunchronicle.com/articles/2008/12/25/news/4144634.txt
 

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Man accused of buying alcohol at teen party surrenders his license

He'll also perform community service, while he awaits decision on the future of the case

ATTLEBORO - A 21-year-old local man accused of buying rum for an underage friend, who then allegedly gave it to his younger sister and Taylor Meyer the day of a tragic underage drinking party, temporarily gave up his driver's license Wednesday.

Sean Flynn, of 269 West St. in North Attleboro, also was ordered in Attleboro District Court to perform six hours of community service in addition to surrendering his driver's license for 30 days.

Flynn, who was arraigned on a misdemeanor charge of procuring alcohol for a person under 21, agreed to the pre-trial measures as a condition of his release without bail.

The court entered an innocent plea on Flynn's behalf. But his lawyer, John J. McGlone III of Quincy, said his client has admitted buying the alcohol for 20-year-old Brian Zuzick. However, McGlone said Flynn did not know Zuzick was going to give the two bottles of rum to the 17-year-old girls.

"He never knew it was going to be given to those two girls. He found out about it two days later," McGlone said. Flynn, who McGlone said cooperated with police throughout the investigation, told police he accompanied Zuzick and his 21-year-old girlfriend to Boulevard Liquors in North Attleboro, where Zuzick gave him $60 to buy the booze.

Meanwhile, a clerk magistrate heard evidence in the case against Zuzick in a closed-door show-cause hearing, and took the case under advisement.

Police are seeking a misdemeanor charge of unlawful possession of alcohol against Zuzick, and the clerk is mulling whether police have probable cause to support the charge.

Zuzick, of 6 Red Coat Lane in Plainville, admitted to police he gave the rum to his 17-year-old sister Paige and to Meyer in Plainville at the Cumberland Farms, according to court records.

He told police that his girlfriend, who could legally buy the alcohol, did not "feel comfortable buying alcohol for Paige Zuzick and that is why he asked Sean Flynn," according to court records.

Zuzick has not been charged yet with giving the alcohol to the girls. A show-cause hearing was scheduled Jan. 29 to determine whether Plainville police have probable cause to support the charges.

Zuzick and his lawyer, Daniel T. Doyle of Blackstone, declined to comment about the case Wednesday.

The allegations against the men stem from an investigation into the circumstance surrounding the death of Meyer, a King Philip High School senior from Plainville, who died after an underage drinking party in the woods at the former Norfolk Airport in Norfolk on Oct. 17.

Norfolk Police Lt. Jonathan Carroll said Wednesday police are still investigating the drinking party.

Flynn is currently on probation for leaving the scene of an accident after hitting a guardrail on Chauncy Street in Mansfield last January. The case was continued without a finding until May 28, according to court records. He is due back in court March 13. If he is convicted on the alcohol-related offense, he faces a maximum penalty of one year in jail, a $2,000 fine, or both.

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Meyer's Friends Plead Guilty To Underage Drinking

ATTLEBORO (WBZ) ― Fourteen of Taylor Meyer's fellow students faced a judge Wednesday and admitted to underage drinking the night the teenage girl died after wandering off from a party.

Seventeen-year-old Meyer drowned after leaving the party she had been drinking alcohol at last October.
Her body was found in a nearby swamp.

On Wednesday, her mother, Kathi Meyer, sat silently in court as her daughter's friends learned their punishment.

In a plea deal, the teens' records will be wiped clean if they complete 16 hours of community service and attend five alcohol anonymous meetings by June 30.

Two other teenagers are
facing charges of bringing the alcohol to the party.


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He's sentenced to serve as example

North man must tell high school students about danger of alcohol

ATTLEBORO - A 21-year-old North Attleboro man was ordered Friday to speak to high school students about the consequences of drinking after admitting to buying a friend rum that ended up in the hands of 17-year-old Taylor Meyer the night she died at an underage drinking party.

Sean P. Flynn, 21, of 269 West St. in North Attleboro, was ordered by Judge Mary Dacy White to speak to area high school students as part of 18 months probation.

Flynn admitted in Attleboro District Court to procuring alcohol for a minor, but the charge was continued without a finding and will be dismissed if he successfully completes probation.

Flynn admitted to buying two bottles of rum Oct. 17 in North Attleboro for his friend, Brian Zuzick, then 20, of 6 Red Coat Lane in Plainville, who police say then gave it to his younger sister, Paige, who was best friends with Meyer.

Zuzick admitted to possession of alcohol at arraignment Friday and was found guilty and fined $50, the maximum penalty for the charge. He was never charged with giving the booze to his sister. In sentencing Flynn, the judge rejected separate sentencing recommendations by the prosecution and defense and imposed her own order after admonishing Flynn.

White, the mother of underage children who have friends who are of drinking age, told Flynn, "I know exactly what's going on."

She added: "It's an issue we parents are dealing with, with our children. You need to go out and tell these kids in high school, who think it's a joke, about the consequences of alcohol."

Prosecutor Jessica Lennon recommended the maximum penalty of one year in jail, with 10 days behind bars and the balance suspended for a year with probation.

Lennon said Flynn was present with Zuzick when his sister made the call requesting alcohol and said the purchase set in motion the chain of events that led to Meyer's death in a swamp near the former Norfolk Airport.

"Alcohol abuse was a contributing factor in her death," Lennon said.

She said Flynn was on probation for leaving the scene of an accident prior to the incident and had previously had a vandalism case continued without a finding.

But Flynn's lawyer, John J. McGlone III of Quincy, requested that the case against his client be continued for one year without a finding with probation.

After buying the booze, McGlone said Flynn placed the rum in the trunk of a car driven by Zuzick's 21-year-old girlfriend. The woman, according to court records, refused to buy the alcohol for Zuzick's sister.

Unlike all the other youths questioned in the investigation of Meyer's death, McGlone said Flynn cooperated with police and told them all that he knew. He said Flynn was part of the search party that looked for Meyer, who wandered away from the party and was later reported missing, and found out from Zuzick the night of Meyer's wake that she had been drinking the rum he bought.

Flynn, whose father grew up with Meyer's mother, Kathi, was "devastated" about the tragedy and later gave a tearful admission to Kathi Meyer when she called about what he knew, McGlone said.

While others were given promises of no prosecution by Norfolk and Plainville police or invoked their constitutional rights against self-incrimination during the probe, McGlone said Flynn cooperated with police and admitted his role.

"He fully cooperated from 'day one'," McGlone said, adding that his client has since sought professional treatment for depression and is continuing with that counseling.

He noted Zuzick was fined $50 and 14 other youths involved in the party that evening have avoided criminal prosecution, while Flynn was left to take the brunt of the punishment.

"It's a tragedy all around," McGlone said. "No matter what we do here, we can't bring Ms. Meyer back."

Last month, 14 youths, including Paige Zuzick, were placed in a diversion program in Wrentham District Court. The program requires the youths to participate in alcohol counseling and perform community service.

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Reading the article it's clear that this family, like many others, want to blame everyone but their family member. They pick and choose who they want to sue, like retribution. As sad as it is, Meyer was there to get drunk and made sure she did. Maybe if her parents kept better tabs on her, she wouldn't have been there or she wouldn't have drowned. It's just obnoxious to blame everyone else.
 

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That knucklehead should not have purchased alcohol for minors. That being said, this is a classic, tragic example of what alcohol can do to a youngster that gets a hold of some booze and drinks too much.

I had 2 kids about 16 years old in my high school (about 25 years ago!) that downed a bunch of hooch, to include a bottle of JD out in the woods at a camp fire and they both passed out drunk. When one of them awoke, the other kid was a half burnt corpse. They suspected he went all Jimi Hendrix and convulsed in the night ending up in the fire. His buddy was scarred for life.

Just thought I'd share. :skull:
 

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That knucklehead should not have purchased alcohol for minors. That being said, this is a classic, tragic example of what alcohol can do to a youngster that gets a hold of some booze and drinks too much.

I had 2 kids about 16 years old in my high school (about 25 years ago!) that downed a bunch of hooch, to include a bottle of JD out in the woods at a camp fire and they both passed out drunk. When one of them awoke, the other kid was a half burnt corpse. They suspected he went all Jimi Hendrix and convulsed in the night ending up in the fire. His buddy was scarred for life.

Just thought I'd share. :skull:
If you read the latest article, it sounds to me like they named anyone they thought was present at the party, including one kid, it turns out, showed up after the girl had left. Again, they're compensating for their grief and rather than suing the ones responsible, and accepting their Childs part, they are projecting to everyone else.
 

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Truly sad - I know they're grieving - but to sue the people she willingly went out and partied with - nobody forced her to drink, or drink so much.
Personal responsibility is a thing of the past. I have to think of it like this... Anger is one of the stages of grief.
 
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