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Blood on Dodgers jersey matches beaten Stow

Posted on: June 11, 2011 8:26 pm
Edited on: June 11, 2011 8:26 pm
By Evan Brunell

Police have found a blood-stained Dodgers jersey that matches the DNA of Bryan Stow, reports NBC Los Angeles.

The jersey was dropped off at a cleaners in L.A. who notified authorities after becoming suspicious. The Los Angeles Police Department then brought it for DNA testing. There are three suspects in the beating -- two male perpetrators and a woman who drove the getaway car. Both the woman and the first assailant were wearing Dodgers jerseys, witnesses said.

The police earlier identified Giovanni Ramirez as the top suspect in the case. He is currently jailed for allegedly violating his parole. He is thought to have been the man to take the jersey to the cleaners a source said, which a LAPD source did not contradict. However, the jersey is apparently not Ramirez's.

The source who first informed NBC Los Angeles of the bloodied jersey said it's believed Ramirez is the individual who took the jersey to the cleaners.  A second source, who is with LAPD, did not contradict this,  but said the jersey is not Ramirez's.  Whether investigators believe it was the getaway driver's or someone else's, the source declined to say.

"If they're trying to squeeze [Ramirez], they're doing it by remote control." attorney Anthony Brooklier said of if the police has tried to finagle information about the beating. "Because they've never come to us, or him, and ask him to give anything up."

Attorneys for Ramirez claim he has an ironclad alibi. Ramirez himself has gone through a suspect lineup and polygraph tests, the results of which were not released.

Stow, a Giants fan who was jumped at Dodgers Stadium on Opening Day of March 31, is still in a coma and is showing signs of brain dysfunction. Police have been on the hunt ever since for the attackers.

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Category: MLB
Tags: Dodgers

Since: Oct 1, 2006
Posted on: June 12, 2011 3:28 am

Blood on Dodgers jersey matches beaten Stow

What happened to Brian Stow is dispicable.  Whoever did this deserves to endure a lifetime of pain and hardship for this senseless violent act.  As for Giovanni Ramirez it's too early to comdemn him as he does have the right to due process in the courtroom.  Too much of what the media publishes today is irresponsible as there has been no confirmation that the jersey with Stow's blood on it is his.  This does not mean that the jersey is not his either but it needs to be proven in the court of law by the prosecuter's office not by the irresponsible media and public opinion.  It's more important to get the right person via due process than conducting irresponsible media influenced mob justice. 

Since: Jul 22, 2010
Posted on: June 12, 2011 2:37 am

Blood on Dodgers jersey matches beaten Stow

If Stow never comes out of the coma, or is never the same, I hope they dish out equal justice to the idiots who did this.  If he dies, or is brain dead, let them do life in prison.  No death penalty, because that would be the easy way out.

Since: Feb 8, 2008
Posted on: June 12, 2011 1:39 am

Blood on Dodgers jersey matches beaten Stow

Does anyone on CBS proofread before they publish their stories? The same sentence is repeated in back-to-back paragraphs with just a few of the words changed around. This happens all the time. It's pathetic.

Since: Aug 19, 2010
Posted on: June 12, 2011 1:36 am

Blood on Dodgers jersey matches beaten Stow

There's one thing that keeps me happy when I read stories like Stow getting beaten into a coma: Karma. It's a horrible thing what happened to him, but I know that karma will hunt these thugs down and put them in their place. If you plan on doing something wrong, keep in mind that you will pay equally, if not, more for it in the future. I can't explain it, but it's definitely real.

Just a few instances of karma from popular figures:

Saddam Hussein
Osama Bin Laden
O.J. Simpson
Tiger Woods

So even though it's sad that this happened, you know karma will catch up to the thugs. It always does.

Since: Jun 25, 2009
Posted on: June 12, 2011 1:28 am

Blood on Dodgers jersey matches beaten Stow

Rather racist and arrogant of you.  You know, considering all the violent crimes that are commited by whites and blacks that are just as sensless in nature.

You need to re-read the post you responded to because I don't think you completely understood what the person was saying.  He may or may not be racist, I don't know for sure and neither do you just from simply reading a post on CBS.  But what he was implying is that Mexican illegal immigrants are a problem in the U.S... and it's A FACT that it's a problem... not his opinion.. racist or not.

Do some research.  From 1990-2000 the illegal Mexican immigrant population grew over 100 percent.  And around 2003 the American government was estimating there were anymore from 7 to 20 million illegal immigrants in the U.S and that approximately 69 percent of them were mexican.  Do the math,,, it's a serious problem....  we all know white people commit crimes as well, but I guarantee you most of these white people aren't illegal aliens like the mexican population the guy is speaking of..... 

Since: Aug 30, 2006
Posted on: June 12, 2011 1:01 am

Blood on Dodgers jersey matches beaten Stow

It's always the places you wouldn't expect too.  I have been to Yankees games, and the ribbing is playful and good-natured.  On the other hand, a Bengals game is like walking through Riker's Island!  I would have told them to turn that crap down, I can assure you that.  That's just how it's done here though.

Since: Dec 8, 2009
Posted on: June 12, 2011 12:41 am
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Since: Apr 23, 2010
Posted on: June 12, 2011 12:40 am

Blood on Dodgers jersey matches beaten Stow

UGA Fan (and others) - You needn't fear such a reason to deny your children the experience of sport. As my family is British on all sides, and I've had my fair exposure to soccer hooliganism. My family taught me right from wrong by showing that hooligan behaviour was wrong, and my father showed me right by his example. Be an example for your children, show them the strong and right, not by avoiding these situations due to fear. 

Since: Aug 22, 2006
Posted on: June 12, 2011 12:40 am
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Since: Jun 20, 2010
Posted on: June 12, 2011 12:05 am

Blood on Dodgers jersey matches beaten Stow

I don't think it's going out on a limb to say that people who commit crimes like this are not only low life scum, but stupid and ignorant to the point of being unbelievable.  I mean in this day and age of DNA testing, crime labs, and television programs that show all the ways criminals can be caught, how could you even think of keeping the jersey you were wearing while involved in a crime that your being hunted down for?  It's not because your Mexican like some people have said, it's just because your a moron and possible the dumbest person ever.   Race has nothing to do with it either, because no matter what race it is there are levels of the type of people in that race and the level of these particular individual are trash.  Whether it be white, black, brown, yellow, or whatever they are just low life trash that don't care about their fellow man or woman or what their actions cause to those people and their families.    It's not that big a deal when trash takes out one another, in fact it's a good thing, but when it affects the innocent like in this situation, it becomes a big deal.  Straight up, these type of people shouldn't be on this earth and I hope all three of the scum bags involved get the death penalty for this heinous crime, especially the woman so she won't be able to bring any more future Dodger and Raiders fans into our country.  Just kidding, but like any joke there is a lot of truth to it.

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