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Re: “Death declaration sought for John Glasgow

The lack of fingerprints wasn't surprising, it was also cold, with gloves on he probably inadvertently rubbed off his own fingerprints- besides-if this was foul play, his phone pinged at the park at 7:15 am right before the battery died- there really was no time for the killer to kidnap him and clean the car-and more importantly if John was being kidnapped why would his debit card be placed in the glove compartment and his work items all packed neatly and meticulously organized- this has his personality and just smacks of this being him in total control- a killer wouldn't care to separate these items- no, John drove to the mountain- he organized his possessions- this is striking to me- he was done.
If we flash back to the Chanda Levy story, although she was murdered and raped in the park where she went to jog, the park was also searched by dogs, and hundreds of searchers plus law enforcement for years. In both cases- law enforcement had evidence that each were likely in the parks thus why extensively search- but the woods are vast- she wasn't even that far off the jogging trail! For the police to be absolutely sure he's not in the park is arrogant. When he killed himself I'm sure he never thought his body wouldn't be easily found- John left the house at 5:15-on a week day- but John knew this would allow him alone time- his wife would assume he was at work- personally I think it's odd she never called him esp after sleeping apart and the odd account numbers and checks for 'things to be paid' were abruptly left for her-( like only he knew he wouldn't be there to take care of those bills) Hmm- if he was randomly killed- he wouldn't have known ahead of time to take care of left loose ends - there would have been unfinished business if he was a victim- I guess she felt like his mood was lifting so she could back off him- but clearly he was far from ok-
The fact is that families are often too close and in denial .. He fits the pattern he had been clearly distraught for weeks- then poof- his mood lightens and begins to shift over that weekend.. leaving a optimist )but odd ) voice mail message to his co-worker - why did he suddenly 'feel better'? Dillard's company hadn't backed off the audit- it was still serious and on going nothing had changed- classic sign that John was trying to elude his family so he could shift the focus and their 'circling of the wagons' I'm sure had been going on- that would interfere with his 'plan' - I think they knew he was in crisis- I'm sure he felt additional pressure from then so he had to provide some kind of 'happy' smokescreen in order for him to conceal his plan.
This was a man that never cried- but he was driven to depths because his work was his life- - It's often noted that when depressed people decide to kill themselves they feel a relief- to them the pain of a situation outweighs the reality that 'this too shall pass' When someone is really intent and serious about following through on their 'plan' they seldom leave dramatic notes- they are avoiding feelings- numb and quietly focused- a note often is a 'back up' so if they are foiled it's ok- they half heartily want to be found - he was serious- giving time to complete his plan. Him leaving the bank account numbers- and safe combo was just 'housekeeping' a strange but oddly reassuring his own anxiety..not exactly a message-not exactly a good-by letter, but almost like leaving the baby sitter obvious information, it's to ease the parents anxiety,
Maybe he didn't leave a note because he wasn't completely sure he could go through with it- that way, he could cover his true emotional state and if he couldn't go through with it there would be no proof to his unstable condition. Could there have been former attempts and he didn't want that stigma again if he backed out- usually there is a history- or talk of 'better off without me' - this was I'm sure a exit before his wife came down to check on him was his way to avoid emotional confrontation or raise her fears- he just jotted down those numbers- neurotically to ease his fragile mind- not rational...another final intention.
I really don't think he was murdered- there were too many dramatically personal things happening in his life to then have him walk randomly into some murder for hire- but according to the real facts, he was at his emotional limits- in a professional crisis, was crying openly, distressed pacing all night, apparently obsessed about the audit- not sleeping - working night and day- I think he was distraught until he decided that there was a way to end the pain. Suddenly there was a shift- he was in a better mood- had a delightful last dinner- left a positive voice mail.. But his actions from 5:15 am on showed that lift in his spirits was not really what his family thought it meant- it was his decision internally, he wanted to kill himself and he wasn't going to let anyone stop him. Often family will say, how could we have known? He was suddenly happier. Yep, and he put his items in order- prob thought he would be found by park employees- he just didn't want to be stopped, but never intended to make his family suffer with a mystery- he's obscured deep in the woods- and perhaps fell deep into a area difficult to see. Accountants are use to being in a world of the predictable- maybe being thrown into the climate of disgrace and unknown triggered a depression he felt he had no way out- although Dillard's has said he did nothing wrong, that was certainly not what he was telling his wife and family. He felt under attack- he was the focus of their hard ball attics. There was no kidnapping- for what reason? Nothing stolen.. no missing funds, no ransom, nothing on his computer- or his phone- ...depression pushed him to make a terrible decision. End the pain.
Leaving those banking/safe combo numbers and checks to be paid-separating his work items- placing the debit card in the glove compartment- leaving the car parked up front of the park- leaving the house before dawn to avoid seeing his wife- then driving directly to the park-all time accounted for- and deeply depressed, that last day- I believe he roamed deep into the woods and shot himself.

Posted by Reenie on 05/14/2014 at 4:15 PM

 

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