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Re: Should we be suspicious ?

Unread post by bosvark » Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:22 am

Whirly wrote:
Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:47 am
Add a few more known facts.

Calling a sudden prayer meeting on a Sunday at the offices. Using a pool car as stated.

Going to the airport at high speed, no cell phone, no passport, no luggage and R70 in his pocket.

Seat belt not used (not 100% confirmed but alleged). No brake marks.

Does not add up. :?

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My bet is on a sudden desire to chicken out.
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Re: Should we be suspicious ?

Unread post by cx45338 » Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:34 am

bosvark wrote:
Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:22 am
My bet is on a sudden desire to chicken out.
... and ensuring that Life Insurance still pay out!
Life is so tough, I've yet to come accross anybody who has come out alive on the other side.
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Re: Should we be suspicious ?

Unread post by snoopy » Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:39 am

his policies wont pay out if it was self inflicted...police will have to establish that. And no policy will pay until that is concluded.

Just a pity nobody gets to know what he may have known. Like Zondo saga - its shocking how deep this corruption goes...layers and layers of it - like an onion.
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Re: Should we be suspicious ?

Unread post by Jack Welles » Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:50 pm

snoopy wrote:
Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:39 am
his policies wont pay out if it was self inflicted...police will have to establish that. And no policy will pay until that is concluded.
Just a pity nobody gets to know what he may have known. Like Zondo saga - its shocking how deep this corruption goes...layers and layers of it - like an onion.
In some life insurance policies the suicide clause is only operative for the first, or several, year/s (depends on the policy), after that they will also pay on a suicide. I don't know the exact details of what insurance policies Gavin Watson may, or may not, have had so can't comment on that.
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Re: Should we be suspicious ?

Unread post by Ugly Duckling » Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:03 am

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Re: Should we be suspicious ?

Unread post by RiNCEw1ND » Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:22 am

https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News ... w-20190829

The plot thickens?

This is definitely going to be an interesting case to follow!
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Re: Should we be suspicious ?

Unread post by V5 - LEO » Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:49 am

....for someone not restrained by his safetybelt the damage to the roof, dash and steering wheel, does not reflect the damage it is supposed to? Wonder where the body ended up? Yes live by the sword, die by the sword!
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Re: Should we be suspicious ?

Unread post by RiNCEw1ND » Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:45 pm

V5 - LEO wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:49 am
....for someone not restrained by his safetybelt the damage to the roof, dash and steering wheel, does not reflect the damage it is supposed to? Wonder where the body ended up? Yes live by the sword, die by the sword!
I have seen a picture (not sure whether it is authentic or not but it certainly looks like him, and has been referenced by Mandy Wiener too) and he is on the driver's side of the vehicle up against the dash, with a visible neck wound.
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Re: Should we be suspicious ?

Unread post by kwest » Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:23 pm

RiNCEw1ND wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:22 am
https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News ... w-20190829

The plot thickens?

This is definitely going to be an interesting case to follow!
Question then. When with the family the night before was he driving the Toyota? If not then did he drop the BM off late that night. If so would the family not have queried and or confirmed why ?

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Re: Should we be suspicious ?

Unread post by Whirly » Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:18 am

kwest wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:23 pm
RiNCEw1ND wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:22 am
https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News ... w-20190829

The plot thickens?

This is definitely going to be an interesting case to follow!
Question then. When with the family the night before was he driving the Toyota? If not then did he drop the BM off late that night. If so would the family not have queried and or confirmed why ?

Our journalistic acumen leaves much desired.
According to the articles that I have read, he called for a prayer meeting at the offices on Sunday morning. He then left his BMW there and signed out the company Corolla and left. There are claims that something was wrong with his BMW (I suspect not). :roll:

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Re: Should we be suspicious ?

Unread post by Marius Schrenk » Fri Aug 30, 2019 1:56 pm

[quote=Whirly post_ There are claims that something was wrong with his BMW (I suspect not). :roll:

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Re: Should we be suspicious ?

Unread post by cx45338 » Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:50 pm

Whirly wrote:
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:18 am
There are claims that something was wrong with his BMW (I suspect not). :roll:

Whirly.
Maybe he knew that there was a possibility of survival in the BMW in the case of possible suicide.
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Re: Should we be suspicious ?

Unread post by Jack Welles » Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:58 pm

cx45338 wrote:
Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:50 pm
Whirly wrote:
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:18 am
There are claims that something was wrong with his BMW (I suspect not). :roll: Whirly.
Maybe he knew that there was a possibility of survival in the BMW in the case of possible suicide.
Just guessing, but wouldn't the BMW have airbags and wouldn't that model of Totyota not have them?
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Re: Should we be suspicious ?

Unread post by cage » Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:07 pm

Jack Welles wrote:
Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:58 pm
cx45338 wrote:
Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:50 pm
Whirly wrote:
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:18 am
There are claims that something was wrong with his BMW (I suspect not). :roll: Whirly.
Maybe he knew that there was a possibility of survival in the BMW in the case of possible suicide.
Just guessing, but wouldn't the BMW have airbags and wouldn't that model of Totyota not have them?
driver-side airbags have been mandatory/standard for a long time.
There may just be a lot less upfront (curtain, side etc etc), not to mention a somewhat more robust vehicle.
If you were determined to shuffle off your mortal coil, a less substantial vehicle choice would be the way to go.
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Re: Should we be suspicious ?

Unread post by Jack Welles » Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:28 pm

cage wrote:
Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:07 pm
Jack Welles wrote:
Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:58 pm
cx45338 wrote:
Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:50 pm

Maybe he knew that there was a possibility of survival in the BMW in the case of possible suicide.
Just guessing, but wouldn't the BMW have airbags and wouldn't that model of Totyota not have them?
driver-side airbags have been mandatory/standard for a long time.
There may just be a lot less upfront (curtain, side etc etc), not to mention a somewhat more robust vehicle.
If you were determined to shuffle off your mortal coil, a less substantial vehicle choice would be the way to go.
Neither my wife's Toyota Corolla nor my Toyota Land Cruiser have airbags. Thus a possibility exists that the Toyota (??) used by Watson didn't have airbags.
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