Wednesday, May 8, 2019

The Return of the Clown

Carlos the Clown is at it again.  Sarah Fowler hit the daily double today as she busted not one but two damn good stories in the newspaper today.  The Clarion-Ledger reported:


An outspoken attorney known for seeking media attention in high-profile cases posted photos on social media Tuesday night of a man hanging from a tree, demanding a full investigation into the death. On Wednesday morning, he admitted to the Clarion Ledger that he did so without contacting the family of the man or authorities who are investigating the death.

In a Facebook post that has since been shared almost 2,000 times, attorney Carlos Moore posted three photos of the deceased man, named him and used a hashtag with the victim's name, calling for "Justice." Moore also tagged his law firm in the post, despite not representing the deceased man's family.

Moore shared the photos on Twitter, as well.

 Private citizens on Sunday reportedly discovered the man's body hanging from a tree in woods near the Luxapilia Creek in Columbus, approximately 100 miles from Grenada, where Moore practices law.
 The Columbus Police Department posted May 6 on Facebook:

 Regarding the death investigation of an African-American male found Sunday, May 5, 2019, in the afternoon near the Luxapilila Creek, the Columbus Police Department has found no evidence indicative of a homicide. The investigation is still ongoing. Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant has ordered an autopsy. No other details on this case will be released by the Columbus Police Department.
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20 comments:

Anonymous said...

Can someone please point out the last time an African American was intentionally hung in Mississippi? Was it before Carlos was born?

Anonymous said...

"you never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it's an opportunity to do things you could not do before."--Saul Alinsky, Rules for Radicals.

Hermit King said...

The truth will come out. The trend now is to livestream suicides. I've stumbled upon a half dozen in the last year. Quite disturbing. Especially when it is a young girl.

Carlos is going to appear as an even bigger race baiting charlatan if this poor soul also used his smartphone to share his last moments of writhing at the end of a strong cord.

Finally, for anyone considering ending their suffering. You need to drop at least six feet so that you snap your neck and end it quick. The goal is not to strangle yourself.

Anonymous said...

I’m sure there have been intentional hangings of black folk since he was born. This is Mississippi....never mind. I

Anonymous said...

What doesn't an unintentional hanging look like? ignorance is rarely blissful. Kingfish, come git your klan.

Anonymous said...

What does an unintentional hanging look like?

Anonymous said...

Hermit King, where the heck do you hang out on the internet? Dang.

Anonymous said...

So, Sarah following Facebook is considered "journalism" / "busting a story"? Pitiful.
And thanks for the tip, Hermit at 1:38 PM. Good question 1:57!

Kingfish said...

1:49: I give people the right to be stoopid

Louis LeFleur said...

Saw this story at lunchtime and just laughed, not about the dead man nor means of death, but about Carlos's handling of it. For years now I haven't been able to read his name as other than Carlos the Clown.

Hermit King said...

It's not a question of where I hang out. It's all about internet protocols and unencrypted video streams, of which there are billions.

I saw the James Woods sci-fi movie Videodrome when I was far too young. Today the idea of random video streams is a reality.

You people need to learn how to encrypt your cheap CCTV cameras and DVRs.

Anonymous said...

When did they actually start selling law degrees at WalMart ?

Anonymous said...

Carlos knows that in the world he wants to occupy there is no bad publicity, no bad notoriety, no bad big reputation, it's all about the name recognition.
It doesn't matter if he's right or wrong as long as he's in the picture. What a waste of nerve and determination.

Anonymous said...

@3:54 so true...could not have said it better.

Anonymous said...

He should try to get on a reality show and maybe make a run at the presidency. He's on the right track!

Anonymous said...

KF - I searched for other stories on Carlos the Clown on JJ. Why has the TV footage been deleted? i.e., the $500 fine handed down by Carlton Reeves.

Theca Jones of the Roguish Gent Podcast said...

Hermit King, you're "stumbling" onto live suicides THAT often?! That's... Yeah....

Anonymous said...

I looked at the clown’s Twitter account. This guy is an unapologetically race baiting ambulance chaser.

Anonymous said...

His LinkedIn posts are cringe-worthy as well. Again, where is the MS Bar? You have an attorney who has been repeatedly sanctioned by Judges, and now this wretched conduct, and yet again, not a peep from the paper tiger.

Anonymous said...

The Clown gets public censure for clownery

http://www.tsc.state.tn.us/sites/default/files/moore.carlos.opn_.pdf

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