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Posted: Friday, January 25, 2013 4:34 pm | Updated: 4:53 pm, Fri Jan 25, 2013.

Police have charged a Manassas man with first-degree murder in the October death of his 15-month-old son.

Joaquin Shadow Rams, 40, of 9073 Landgreen St., was arrested Friday morning, Manassas police spokesman Sgt. Lowell Nevill said.

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4 comments:

  • familyjustice posted at 8:42 am on Thu, Jan 31, 2013.

    familyjustice Posts: 1

    @amosmoses- stop spreading lies...neither female lied. You obviously haven't pulled the records like I have. Many times the police get things wrong, especially when dealing with a psychopathic personality. Both cases were dropped and neither woman admitted guilt. You are spreading your venom on several sites . You think you are anonymous, but you aren't. You never answered my question about why the man and woman who sheltered this man for the past 2 years sued him for embezzling money from them several years ago? These people were also in the house when the child was drowned. JustCurious? By the way, Mr. Rams has never had a job in his life. How many of you can claim that?

     
  • miami posted at 1:32 pm on Wed, Jan 30, 2013.

    miami Posts: 1

    Just from your post it is clear that you harbor a LOT of animosity in general but especially towards women!
    The media reports what it is given and when there is an ongoing investigation the information is limited so the case is not jeopardized. You want people to know the facts about the case from what you have read but you previously stated the media only tells one side so how did you get the other side if you “do NOT know this guy” or have personal knowledge of him ALSO you are applying “FACTS from a different case”, how exactly do these facts apply to this case? What you claim are “FACTS”, even from a different case, just prove not only of your ignorance of law enforcement but your ignorance in general as none of those are true. You sound like an egotistical a** and I am assuming that 1-4 occurred to you which is why you are so hostile. If that is true then I am sure that you deserved it and hopefully next time she will not back down, as so many women do -claiming they lied or it didn't happen, follow through and let you rot in jail. Additionally, autopsies are very precise as to time, method and such and there must be evidence to arrest someone but that will not stop someone from jumping on their soapbox and crying “unfair” or claim that they have been unfairly accused or discriminated against but it doesn’t mean it’s true. How many people in or have been in jail admit to being guilty? I find it strange that everyone was against this guy as he claims UNLESS there were reasons to be. You are correct about one thing it does lead to a lot of unanswered questions but the bottom line is that they are airing their dirty laundry in the court of public opinion and the only one that was suffering was the boy.

     
  • Amos Moses posted at 3:56 am on Mon, Jan 28, 2013.

    Amos Moses Posts: 112

    I sure hope justice is served in this case as well, IF, it is correct. The media tells one side of the story, rarely both sides.

    I do NOT know this guy at all, but after reading what I have about this case, I ask you to please know the facts about the case, from what I have read, before making a decision on this guys case.

    Here are some FACTS from a different case.
    1. The police WILL believe a female, long before a male.
    2. Male SHALL be guilty, even though she lies.
    3. Male WILL go to jail, disrupt his life, job and pay for a lawyer, with no respect to guilty or innocent, and get NO reimbursement that PROVES he is or am innocent.
    4. Female openly admits that she filed a false police report, to get you out of the house, "Because she can" Police will NOT prosecute a false report, because it is too hard to prove in court, and Paul Ebert's office does not care to be a part of that.

    My first response to hearing about this baby that past away, was guilty, electric chair.

    After hearing some of his comments on his blog, it makes me ask a lot more questions.

    If he is guilty. ROAST him and toast him, but if she with held medical information, ROAST HER and toast her, she is MORE guilty than he is am or was.

     
  • Yeppers posted at 7:39 am on Sat, Jan 26, 2013.

    Yeppers Posts: 1

    May justice be served in this case.