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Joshua Tree Mystery

Postby maverick » Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:15 am

I don't give out specific route information, my belief is that it takes away from the whole adventure spirit of a trip, if you need every inch planned out, you'll have to get that from someone else.

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Re: Joshua Tree Mystery

Postby rlown » Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:48 am

what kind of answer do you want?
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Re: Joshua Tree Mystery

Postby Wandering Daisy » Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:39 am

Who in their right mind would go hiking in J Tree in the middle of summer. And carry a gun. Sounds like suicide, or suicide-murder unless the gal went along with the plan from the start. Given the time it took to find them, they must have been really off-course or planned to be in an obscure location. Whatever, I would say case closed and whether logical or not. I hope the police drop it. At least the families accept this and have their own idea of what happened. I do not see further investigations helping any.
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Re: Joshua Tree Mystery

Postby oldhikerQ » Tue Oct 24, 2017 1:10 pm

There has been a lot of this in the news down here in the OC since their bodies were found. I agree with WD. Hope that the authorities just leave well enough alone and let the families grieve in peace.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.
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Re: Joshua Tree Mystery

Postby robow8 » Wed Oct 25, 2017 6:36 am

Here's another story that might shed some additional light on things. http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-m ... story.html
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