September 17, 2019
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Comments for: State rests in Amity triple murder trial without calling witness Robert Strout

  • Anonymous

    I think he will be living in prison for a while…

  • Anonymous

    It ain’t over till it’s over. But I’m not betting any money Ormsby is getting off on an insanity defense. But this is still America and he can’t complain about not getting his piece of the due process pie.

  • Anonymous

    drug dealer story doesn’t fly with me i’m sure this story of his is made up!

    • Anonymous

      So you know these people?

      • Anonymous

        If he hates drug dealers so much, why did he turn to one in his time of need?  Still angry at Mom?  Go to prison for life.  That’ll teach her.

      • Anonymous

        most people in small towns know each other  

  • Anonymous

    Throw away the key on this guy.

  • Anonymous

    There are numerous inconsistencies and unanswered questions  in the stories that have been presented. Why was Ryan showing him “nails”?  Doesn’t make sense.  Why didn’t Strout report the crime when Ormsby spent the night at Tamara’s house?  How did Ormsby come to “know” that Ryan and Silsby were “big time dealers back in the day” when he barely knew Ryan?  Was the weapon found under Strout’s seat or in the bog where police searched?  Too many loose ends.

    • RoostookGuy

      I can’t imagine the defense not getting Strout on the stand, hopefully THAT will offer some clarification, perhaps even a bombshell or three….

      Fingers crossed that some of those “loose ends” get tied-up !

      • Anonymous

        Maybe there is a greater plan for Strout when this one has been put away.  Putting him on the stand now might hinder any future prosecution of Strout later……..I really don’t think they are done with him by any means-justice has to be served.

        • Anonymous

           “Robert Strout pleaded guilty in October to hindering apprehension and arson in connection with Ormsby’s case”  in case you missed it.   He has already been convicted.  There can be no more charges for him in this case.

          • Anonymous

            I am well aware of the hindering apprehension and arson; that leaves conspiracy, plotting a murder, accomplice, aiding and abetting and many other charges that could come as a result of this trial – either directly and indirectly.  Just because he pled to one charge doesn’t mean he would be exempt from any others that may come to light later.  Justice is very patient.

      • Anonymous

        Defense is not calling anyone, it would seem, if closing arguments are today. Strout would have only been a distraction for the jurors. I can’t imagine Stokes wanting to sully the airtightness of this case with that scumbag testifying for the State.

    • Anonymous

      You obviously watch WAY too much TV…

    • Anonymous

      watch the video, it explains some of your questions

    • Anonymous

       The purpose of the trial isn’t to novelize the case for you or the other readers of the BDN.  It’s to determine if there is sufficient evidence to prove that the crime alleged was committed by the accused.  THAT is the only question that must be answered.

      The “loose ends” you pose have nothing to do with guilt or innocence of the accused. They are not part of the proof offered by the state or the defendant.  You see, relevance is the first test of admissibility in a courtroom, not curiosity.

  • Anonymous

    Played IN court: video CONFESSION of him saying how and what he did to who AND in what order he killed them……DONT worry,crazy WONT fly !

  • Anonymous

     Damaged goods.

    Lock him up till he passes.

  • Anonymous

    He knows what he did, he had remorse the day he confessed, i dont know him, or anyone that is involved in this nightmare, but you can tell by the way he talks, and presents himself that he isnt crazy…sick yes, but crazy no!

  • Anonymous

    Just wish the officers would have asked him what he was thinking before he got on the pedal bike,” what was it that made you decide to do what you did right at this moment?” “where you talking to someone prior to getting on your bike?” “because you say they where  drug dealers , is that the only reason you did this?” Something is missing, but it still makes him a cold blooded killer, Strout needs to take the stand and answer some questions, what state of mind was Ormsby in before and after the killings, did you or do you know more then your willing to admit? Why would you help Ormsby burn the truck and help get out of the state? What’s in it for you? Something aint right here.

  • Anonymous

    His lawyers are trying every trick they can think of. Notice how they dressed him in a suit that’s a size too big, and slapped glasses on his face?
     “Studies show that we see men wearing glasses as emasculated and less forceful. In other words, less capable of violence. That’s bad news for a guy at a WWE audition but good news for a violent offender putting his life at the mercy of the court. That’s why seasoned defense lawyers are all for slapping glasses onto their clients on court day…”
    “Kidnap victim turned bank robber Patty Hearst, for example, intentionally dressed in clothes that were too big for her during her trial. The XXLs were supposed to make her look frail and small, like a victim. During their trial for murdering their parents, the Menendez boys switched from tailored suits to pastel sweaters…”
    Read more: 5 Bizarre Ways You Can Brainwash a Courtroom

  • Anonymous

    Did it ever come out why he thought the two men were so bad that he ought to kill them?

    • Anonymous

      this was what was put in yesterday’s article: Ormsby told detectives that he had planned for a few days before the slayings to kill Jeffrey Ryan and Alvin Silsby, even though he had never met him and did not know where Silsby lived. Ormsby said that Ryan, Silsby and Ormsby’s father, whose name has not been revealed in court, all sold drugs.
      “Back in the day, they were three of the biggest drug dealers in this area,” Ormsby said. “I wanted to rid the world of them.”
      ……
      “Even though I never met him, he’s a part of my life,” Ormsby said of Jeffrey Ryan in the videotaped interview with the detectives. “He’s the reason I’m missing parts of my life.”

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