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Oracle apartments deceased named

By johnboy - 23 May 2010 25

Andre le dinh

ACT Policing have an update on last week’s death in Belconnen:

ACT Policing continue to investigate the suspicious death of the male person found in his fourth floor apartment in College Street, Belconnen, on Thursday (May 20).

A post-mortem conducted yesterday (Friday, May 21) has confirmed the male died as a result of serious head injuries. The deceased has been formally identified as André Le Dinh, aged 26.

Police wish to speak to any member of the public who may have information regarding this matter, and request anyone able to provide assistance to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via the website at www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. ACT Policing reminds the community that you may remain anonymous when providing information to police.

There is a facebook condolence group.

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Oracle apartments deceased named
mollardai 11:44 pm 25 May 10

PS – thanks PM, good to see someone on this site with some empathy.

mollardai 11:24 pm 25 May 10

The facebook site was closed due to the media and creepy people using the information for gain… insofar as DVEAY’s comments,
“Interestingly, the facebook group has now become private. Im wondering if there was some ‘colourful past’ seeking to be hidden. If there was an ‘innocent’ baby involved, Im sure the media would be jumping all over the story for details, rather than the story of a 20-something white male”
reflect A CURRENT AFFAIR type thinking… here’s a thought, hypothetically, if one worked in a politically sensitve, military or security related position in government (as many people in Canberra do, FYI), you may think it sensible to keep details quiet. Time to turn off Underbelly and let the professionalism and determination of the police, who do, in fact, know more than we mere private citizens, do their job. Nice try though…

PM 11:12 am 25 May 10

Nobody is being hurt by the Facebook page.

Mourning in person is better to my mind, but not everyone can be face to face. For all its faults, Facebook (and, indeed, The RiotAct) allows people to connect despite distance. How is that a bad thing? And in the end, it doesn’t prevent people from sharing their grief in person. With that in mind, some of the criticisms in relation to this post seem a tad harsh.

I’ve come to this site for a while, and I know what to expect, but for a lot of mourners the fact some lame insults are flying around from faceless goons can’t help their situation much.

Deadmandrinking 9:54 am 25 May 10

You do realize that it wasn’t created for the-Riotact’s benefit? Just let people grieve in peace, honestly.

BimboGeek 9:17 am 25 May 10

gospeedygo said :

Nothing can replace the face to face.

True but sometimes families are spread out across a great distance and it’s nice to have a forum where they can come together at least before they are able to gather and after the funeral as they continue to grieve.

I’m sure they will all attend the funeral and have their face time, but there’s nothing wrong with supplementing that with a comment on a forum when you’re at work or doing some gardening or otherwise going about your life and suddenly think of your friend who had his head bashed in by some horrible thug.

georgesgenitals 9:06 am 25 May 10

mollardai said :

Again, sigh, “RiotACT welcomes constructive, thoughtful and positive comments. Please think before posting” – your all so right, next time we’ll ring you for advice on how to mourn our loss and take the advice of someone who identifies himself by his genetals … there’s a reason people leave Canberra, the lack of human empathy and abundance of stupidy there is quite incredible!

Are you referring to the part where I suggested going and caring for grieving?

gospeedygo 2:50 am 25 May 10

mollardai said :

Facebook provides an opportunity for those that are afar to share in their grief with friends and family. Don’t judge how people grieve “speedy”

It may surprise people to know that I am NOT actually a heartless monster who simply doesn’t care. I just think that Facebook tribute pages are a terribly impersonal thing to put up in a very personal situation. I hate to see some interpersonal parts of life being played out on the internet.

Nothing can replace the face to face.

mollardai said :

tl;dr

I don’t believe you quite have the grasp of how web forums work. You see, in some real life analogue of this thread I would keep my mouth well and truly shut. But on this ere’ forum which promotes free voicing of opinions, I can say things that may be off colour and even fairly offensive (but obviously not slanderous) with little consequence compared to real life thank to relative anonymity. And again, I am NOT without empathy.

dvaey 11:49 pm 24 May 10

Interestingly, the facebook group has now become private. Im wondering if there was some ‘colourful past’ seeking to be hidden. If there was an ‘innocent’ baby involved, Im sure the media would be jumping all over the story for details, rather than the story of a 20-something white male. The police always seem to keep their cards close to their chest, then wonder why those involved in the incident or the victim keep THEIR cards close to their chest. Maybe if details were released someone might make a connection they wouldnt from the currently released information, which could be the difference between making a case or not.

Amethyst 11:42 pm 24 May 10

These groups may make you cringe but they’re a good way for friends of the deceased to get and show support for others mourning. The friends and family of Andre are still looking for answers and knowing that there are so many people that we can talk to is comforting.

mollardai 10:53 pm 24 May 10

Again, sigh, “RiotACT welcomes constructive, thoughtful and positive comments. Please think before posting” – your all so right, next time we’ll ring you for advice on how to mourn our loss and take the advice of someone who identifies himself by his genetals … there’s a reason people leave Canberra, the lack of human empathy and abundance of stupidy there is quite incredible!

kambahkrawler 1:15 pm 24 May 10

When I die I’d expect my missus to let anyone who knew me know about it and maybe send an invite to the funeral to anyone she thought cared.

I have no idea who this bloke is, and he already knows he’s dead, so what possible reason could I have for visiting a Facebook site and posting a sympathy message on it?

georgesgenitals 8:10 pm 23 May 10

Mr Evil said :

mollardai said :

Facebook provides an opportunity for those that are afar to share in their greif with friends and family……….

….and the rest of the world – “Look at me, look at me, look at me, look at me, look at me – I’m more devastated about this person death than anyone else!”

How did the world function before Facebook was invented, and people couldn’t publically mourn for others online like some sort of cheer squad competition?

Sure beats sending a sympathy card though, eh!

Sad, but true. Back in the day we used to actually go and spend time and care for grieving people, rather than write some crap on a public noticeboard.

Mr Evil 4:53 pm 23 May 10

mollardai said :

Facebook provides an opportunity for those that are afar to share in their greif with friends and family……….

….and the rest of the world – “Look at me, look at me, look at me, look at me, look at me – I’m more devastated about this person death than anyone else!”

How did the world function before Facebook was invented, and people couldn’t publically mourn for others online like some sort of cheer squad competition?

Sure beats sending a sympathy card though, eh!

mollardai 4:05 pm 23 May 10

Facebook provides an opportunity for those that are afar to share in their greif with friends and family. Don’t judge how people greive “speedy”

gospeedygo 3:49 pm 23 May 10

Facebook tribute pages make me cringe.

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