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Death at Dickson Oval??

By Mrshmellowman 20 July 2009 19

When I got home last Friday afternoon around 5.00pm – I saw that there was a temporary blue fence erected down near the drains at Dickson Oval. There was a police car parked behind it and the bridge over the drain to the bicycle path was taped off with police tape.

As I watched, what looked just like a coroners van arrived and seemed to be loading. I had to pick up the little Mrshmellows but when I returned there was no sign of the cars, the fence or the tape.

Does anyone know what happened? I was away on the weekend and did not see any news.

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Anna Key 9:52 pm 21 Jul 09

I remember one quite a few years ago where someone died in the middle of Garran oval one night. From memory, they were having a drunken nap. Unfortunately it was about -6 overnight and the beer coat just wasn’t quite warm enough. I concede the story I heard may just be a friend of a friend of a friend said….

ant 2:47 pm 21 Jul 09

barking toad said :

Coulda been pommy’s mate wandering down hill from Cook

That’s actually what sprang into my mind, too. Someone who’d ingested some substances and for whom the ambulance didn’t come.

rosebud 7:41 pm 20 Jul 09

Sadly, I live for trivia like this. Washboard Hank is now lasered into the febrile synapses of my brain forever!

johnboy 5:02 pm 20 Jul 09

midlife said :

Death beside a sewer! It must have been suicide.

barking toad 4:56 pm 20 Jul 09

Coulda been pommy’s mate wandering down hill from Cook

midlife 4:50 pm 20 Jul 09

Death beside a sewer! It must have been suicide.

PBO 4:35 pm 20 Jul 09

Auto erotic asphyxiation whilst trying to remove a car from a stormwater drain?

p1 3:25 pm 20 Jul 09

Self asphyxiation from overuse of spray paint in confined spaces?

grundy 2:51 pm 20 Jul 09

Drowning in the stormwater drain (that was empty)?

Skidbladnir 2:11 pm 20 Jul 09

Heart attack\aneurysm\stroke, etc.

Mrshmellowman 2:05 pm 20 Jul 09

What is natural about dropping dead in the middle of Dickson Oval?

grundy 1:32 pm 20 Jul 09

JB works for RiotACT…. >.>


Skidbladnir 1:28 pm 20 Jul 09

Poor form, Jb.
The illusion of anonymity might only be an illusion, but its still a nice one to have.
(And I hope you don’t out me if\when I start talking work)

TAD 1:16 pm 20 Jul 09


johnboy 1:11 pm 20 Jul 09

TAD tends to have inside running on these things.

Mike Bessenger 1:08 pm 20 Jul 09

or a suicide

TAD 12:52 pm 20 Jul 09

Just a natural causes death.

Nothing to go in the news.

Chopper 11:15 am 20 Jul 09

probably a Dickson flats junkie died.. who knows?

farq 11:14 am 20 Jul 09

nothing to see here.

move along.

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