Her badly burned body was found in the parking lot of a state recreation area
What happened to her?
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Her badly burned body was found in the parking lot of a state recreation area
What happened to her?
|by Anonymous||reply 162||Last Monday at 6:13 PM|
She didn’t know when to fold ‘em, walk away and run.
|by Anonymous||reply 1||07/22/2020|
Asians love gambling. Before Covid I used to go to the casino here in the midwest and for some reason around 10:00 pm Asians would pour into the place. I often wondered if that's when they got off their restaurant jobs?
|by Anonymous||reply 2||07/22/2020|
Was she holding a dead man's hand?
|by Anonymous||reply 3||07/22/2020|
What does that have to do with her, R2?
|by Anonymous||reply 4||07/22/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 5||07/22/2020|
How'd she get burnt?
|by Anonymous||reply 6||07/22/2020|
Calling the Datalounge Detective Agency
|by Anonymous||reply 7||07/22/2020|
R6 With a curling iron, Rose.
|by Anonymous||reply 8||07/22/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 9||07/22/2020|
[quote] She didn’t know when to fold ‘em, walk away and run.
Easily one of the best R1’s ever.
|by Anonymous||reply 10||07/22/2020|
From OP's link it appears that professional poker players drop dead young pretty regularly.
|by Anonymous||reply 11||07/22/2020|
A poker player!!!
|by Anonymous||reply 12||07/22/2020|
Obviously suicide, like those black guys hanging from trees all over the country
|by Anonymous||reply 13||07/22/2020|
What say Jennifer Tilly?
|by Anonymous||reply 14||07/22/2020|
Bitch owed me money.
|by Anonymous||reply 15||07/22/2020|
Soft Butch Sous Chef?
|by Anonymous||reply 16||07/22/2020|
R12. I salute you.
|by Anonymous||reply 17||07/22/2020|
She was using a Tesla flamethrower and tried to light a cigar with it.
|by Anonymous||reply 18||07/22/2020|
You're a POK-ah plah! A POK-ah playah! That's beyond white trash!
POK-ah playahs are trash, dahling! Trash!
|by Anonymous||reply 19||07/22/2020|
It's so funny because Joan Rivers herself was kind of trash, and I think she knew it and was always working against it.
|by Anonymous||reply 20||07/22/2020|
She's already done half my work
|by Anonymous||reply 21||07/22/2020|
She was murdered. I look forward to reading the unfolding story.
|by Anonymous||reply 22||07/22/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 23||07/22/2020|
Maybe it was a suicide.
|by Anonymous||reply 24||07/22/2020|
Would this be too tawdry for Jessica Fletcher?
|by Anonymous||reply 25||07/22/2020|
R25, puh-leeeeze! Jessica does live sex shows with the Snoop Sisters at the rest home. This is a cakewalk in comparison.
|by Anonymous||reply 26||07/22/2020|
Datalounge, you're on the case!
|by Anonymous||reply 27||07/22/2020|
Cheating or fixing games.
|by Anonymous||reply 28||07/22/2020|
If you knew Susie....
|by Anonymous||reply 29||07/22/2020|
She dealt someone a bad beat and the guy killed her.
|by Anonymous||reply 30||07/22/2020|
Was she on her way to go fishing?
|by Anonymous||reply 31||07/23/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 32||07/23/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 33||07/25/2020|
Another case for Barnaby Jones, private investigator!
|by Anonymous||reply 34||07/25/2020|
Police sounding vague.
|by Anonymous||reply 35||07/25/2020|
Without naming her outright, CDAN said yesterday she was being backed by the Mob and doubled crossed them. Pointed out that is never a healthy thing to do.
|by Anonymous||reply 36||07/25/2020|
She died in a grease fire.
|by Anonymous||reply 37||07/26/2020|
Its a curious story. Why did she go to Michigan from her home in LA? Covid? Genuinely to be with her parents? To hide out?
Her earnings were not great so why the high drama?
|by Anonymous||reply 38||07/26/2020|
Suicide. Case closed.
|by Anonymous||reply 39||07/26/2020|
She failed to love me long time.
|by Anonymous||reply 40||07/26/2020|
Maybe she was dis-BARR-ed from the Casino 🎰 for life!
|by Anonymous||reply 41||07/26/2020|
She became that ace-ian in the hole.
|by Anonymous||reply 42||07/26/2020|
Are we sure there isn't a Murderous Fatty on the Lam involved?
|by Anonymous||reply 43||07/26/2020|
r36, if the Entertainment Lawyer posted that, you can be sure that it's false
|by Anonymous||reply 44||07/26/2020|
One year she won over 300k so she had her moments.
|by Anonymous||reply 45||07/26/2020|
Debts she didn't pay? Debts to her someone else didn't want to pay? Money laundering?
Sounds too shady and professional ever to be solved, the Datalounge Detective Squad can only go to town when there are dangerous personal relationships to cluck over.
|by Anonymous||reply 46||07/26/2020|
She moved back home to MI because of personal issues. It sounded as though she couldn’t afford LA (which is totally understandable).
She’d gone to Northwestern to study Psychology, so I don’t think she was a dummy. It might have disappointed her immigrant parents that she took up a risky profession after heading down a more dependable and lucrative path.
I wonder about her personal/romantic life and have an inkling it was less traditional, too.
|by Anonymous||reply 47||07/26/2020|
And she was how old? mmmhhhmm
|by Anonymous||reply 48||07/26/2020|
33, like Jesus
|by Anonymous||reply 49||07/26/2020|
She graduated from the very expensive and prestigious Cranbrook Kingswood private school in Bloomfield Hills, where Selma Blair, Elizabeth Berkeley and Mitt Romney went.
|by Anonymous||reply 50||07/26/2020|
Isn't professional poker just a money-laundering industry?
|by Anonymous||reply 51||07/26/2020|
I doubt she's a big enough target for the mob
|by Anonymous||reply 52||07/26/2020|
Does she have an ex- boyfriend?
|by Anonymous||reply 53||07/26/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 54||07/27/2020|
R19 Yeah, cause she totally looked like white trash
|by Anonymous||reply 55||07/27/2020|
Asian Mafia hit, they are much worse then the Italians which are mostly gone in America these days.
|by Anonymous||reply 56||07/27/2020|
R56, did she screw them on a deal?
Is this story here because there’s a homosexual angle?
|by Anonymous||reply 57||07/27/2020|
The story is here because the DL is good at cracking unsolved cases.
|by Anonymous||reply 58||07/27/2020|
There's an Asian mafia in rural Michigan?
|by Anonymous||reply 59||07/27/2020|
Isn't this the cause of this obvious? Poker player gets into a huge amount of debt, can't pay it and 'things happen'.
All of these professional gamblers who think they can't lose - it's just a delusion. It's an addiction. Yes, they are better than regular people at the game - but it is still a matter of chance.
People go broke gambling all the time. Or worse - they go into massive amounts of debt with no way to pay it back.
|by Anonymous||reply 60||07/27/2020|
[quote] Isn't this the cause of this obvious?
|by Anonymous||reply 61||07/27/2020|
Never mind, r60 there was just an extra this.
I get it now.
|by Anonymous||reply 62||07/27/2020|
She was in the suburbs of Detroit which wouldn't be considered rural.
|by Anonymous||reply 63||07/27/2020|
On the surface, this doesn't look like an ex-boyfriend killing. Usually in those cases there's a record of stalking and harassment leading up to the killing, restraining orders and such on the public record, and the killing is brutal and personal, and may not be premeditated.
A burnt corpse in an isolated area implies a professional hit, with all the evidence at an unknown murder site or destroyed by the fire.
|by Anonymous||reply 64||07/27/2020|
It was not an isolated area. She was in her car in a parking lot. Cops are keeping info close to their vests.
|by Anonymous||reply 65||07/27/2020|
Was she found in a cruisy area? Tell me, gays!
|by Anonymous||reply 66||07/27/2020|
I doubt it was the mob
|by Anonymous||reply 67||07/27/2020|
OP are you a poker player?
|by Anonymous||reply 68||07/27/2020|
A rare instance where being too lucky is actually a bad thing.
|by Anonymous||reply 69||07/27/2020|
Friends said she was secretive about her private life.
|by Anonymous||reply 70||07/27/2020|
R70 = Narrator on a true crime show.
|by Anonymous||reply 71||07/27/2020|
Liquor in the front, poker in the rear.
|by Anonymous||reply 72||07/27/2020|
Was it Pastor Davey or the soft butch sous chef?
|by Anonymous||reply 73||07/27/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 74||07/27/2020|
I'm still suspecting suicide.
I haven't read anything mentioning cause of death besides fire.
|by Anonymous||reply 75||07/27/2020|
It's rare (but not unheard of) for people to commit suicide by setting themselves on fire, but sometimes you never know
|by Anonymous||reply 76||07/27/2020|
People will go nuts about conspiracies if/when suicide is announced.
|by Anonymous||reply 77||07/27/2020|
I know it’s been said.... POKA PLAYA!!!!!!
|by Anonymous||reply 78||07/27/2020|
Here’s the clip kids
|by Anonymous||reply 79||07/27/2020|
She fine. She her rove.
|by Anonymous||reply 80||07/27/2020|
[quote] She graduated from the very expensive and prestigious Cranbrook Kingswood private school in Bloomfield Hills, where [...] Elizabeth Berkeley [...] went.
You mean Elizabeth "I like having nice tits" Berkeley? Talk about CLASSY!
|by Anonymous||reply 81||07/27/2020|
If I knew Joan Rivers thought so little of my profession I'd bump myself off, too.
|by Anonymous||reply 82||07/27/2020|
Elizabeth "One-of-a-Kind Wedding Dress Personally Designed By Ralph Lauren" Berkeley
|by Anonymous||reply 83||07/27/2020|
R82 Who gives a fuck what Joan Rivers thought
|by Anonymous||reply 84||07/27/2020|
Susie playing poker against producer Randall Emmett, Lala's fiance on Vanderpump Rules.
|by Anonymous||reply 85||07/27/2020|
What does Elizabeth Berkeley have to do with this?
|by Anonymous||reply 86||07/28/2020|
Ingenue Switchblade Vegas Showgirl Nomi Malone was spotted canoodling with the shady suspects of the underworld in this high-stakes suspense thriller.
|by Anonymous||reply 87||07/28/2020|
Who did she owe money to?
|by Anonymous||reply 88||07/30/2020|
Yeah R19 because only white people can be trashy.
And, actually, I worked with a Chinese lawyer once who was a very quiet guy. Always worked with his door shut and outraged his family when he married a wealthy Japanese lady. Weird thing is he wasn't particularly handsome, charming or slim but he showed up one day with a Lotus (and no way was that shitty law firm paying him that much) and announced he was quitting and going pro with poker playing. We haven't heard from him since and he allegedly eventually went to China and lost touch with everyone. No more Facebook, nothing.
|by Anonymous||reply 89||07/30/2020|
Suspect has been arrested - no other info.
|by Anonymous||reply 90||07/31/2020|
Thanks for the update, r90.
Now it gets interesting.
|by Anonymous||reply 91||08/01/2020|
Where's the link r90?
|by Anonymous||reply 92||08/01/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 93||08/01/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 94||08/01/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 95||08/01/2020|
Is it going to be a family member?
|by Anonymous||reply 96||08/01/2020|
[quote] Elizabeth "One-of-a-Kind Wedding Dress Personally Designed By Ralph Lauren" Berkeley
It should have been Ver-SAYCE!
|by Anonymous||reply 97||08/01/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 98||08/01/2020|
Angry stalker who felt rejected perhaps? Professional gamblers don’t exactly mix with a nice crowd.
|by Anonymous||reply 99||08/01/2020|
r99, I thought the same thing
|by Anonymous||reply 100||08/02/2020|
She'd only been in the area 1 month. Perhaps its drug-related. More than likely she drove to the spot where she was found dead to meet somebody.. Perhaps a stranger came along who assaulted her Many possibilities but the police release next to no info
|by Anonymous||reply 101||08/02/2020|
Who is this guy?
|by Anonymous||reply 102||08/02/2020|
No news about the guy they arrested, except that he is from Pontiac, Michigan. So strange.
|by Anonymous||reply 103||08/02/2020|
There could likely be some salacious details that they need to let the family know first before it becomes worldwide news.
|by Anonymous||reply 104||08/02/2020|
Honey,if he was a white dude youd already see his face splashed across the news. Any time they DONT identify race ,they are black. Rather defeats the purpose since everyone knows that.
|by Anonymous||reply 105||08/02/2020|
Did I hear that the suspect is 60 years old?
|by Anonymous||reply 106||08/02/2020|
More about her
|by Anonymous||reply 107||08/03/2020|
[quote]She moved back home to MI because of personal issues. It sounded as though she couldn’t afford LA (which is totally understandable).
Surely Koreatown or Chinatown had something for a fellow Oriental.
|by Anonymous||reply 108||08/03/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 109||08/03/2020|
No one knows anything else about the 60-year-old man?
|by Anonymous||reply 110||08/03/2020|
The person in custody might be Jeffery Bernard Morris, a 60-year-old white man with a 1989 conviction as a Tier 3 sex offender. The photo in the post notes that he was booked on August 1.
(Tier 3 offenders include those convicted of rape, attempted rape, molesting a child under the age of 13, or kidnapping a minor, the latter even without a sexual component to the crime. These offenders must report to officials four times each year for the rest of their lives.)
|by Anonymous||reply 111||08/03/2020|
r111, good find
|by Anonymous||reply 112||08/03/2020|
He looks like Meth.
|by Anonymous||reply 113||08/03/2020|
A POKAH PLAYER? A POKAH PLAYER? THEY DON'T EVEN HAVE NAMES...
|by Anonymous||reply 114||08/03/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 115||08/03/2020|
R114 beat me to it!
|by Anonymous||reply 116||08/03/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 117||08/03/2020|
Sort of blows up r105’s racist assumptions, doesn't it?
|by Anonymous||reply 118||08/04/2020|
Calling her "slant-eyed" would be racist.
She isn't a gay man so "rice queen" doesn't apply. Unless she's a lesbian and then "sushi snacker" would be acceptable.
|by Anonymous||reply 119||08/04/2020|
Weird that they haven't released any details about this guy
|by Anonymous||reply 120||08/04/2020|
The record says he drove a 2014 Ford Escape. Apparently not fast enough to “escape.”
|by Anonymous||reply 121||08/04/2020|
Perhaps she went to this area to hike or exercise and he was there to mark his prey.
I suspect cameras solved this case.
|by Anonymous||reply 122||08/04/2020|
r111 was correct!
|by Anonymous||reply 123||08/04/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 124||08/04/2020|
[quote]Honey,if he was a white dude youd already see his face splashed across the news. Any time they DONT identify race ,they are black. Rather defeats the purpose since everyone knows that.
That's such a bald-faced lie. They have no problem flashes black faces.
|by Anonymous||reply 125||08/05/2020|
R125, it’s conventional wisdom and so widespread that I assumed the suspect in this case was black. It was the usual slippery practice where they refused to name him or give any information besides sex and age.
|by Anonymous||reply 126||08/05/2020|
^ dumbass racist is dumbass
|by Anonymous||reply 127||08/05/2020|
"It was the usual slippery practice where they refused to name him or give any information besides sex and age."
That's bull. People will withhold info or pics for various reasons - in many cases, if you don't see a picture it's because one isn't available.
|by Anonymous||reply 128||08/05/2020|
R128, there’s a mugshot from when he was arrested, no?
It doesn’t really matter for someone who’s been arrested, as in this case. It really matters when race descriptor is missing from a witness description of someone who hasn’t been apprehended yet. BOLO for 6’ 190lb male wearing black pants and gray hoodie. Okay.
|by Anonymous||reply 129||08/05/2020|
Sometimes the police purposely don’t release the details of who they are looking for because they don’t want the suspect to flee.
|by Anonymous||reply 130||08/05/2020|
He's a sex offender. Of course. All the mob speculation was way off.
|by Anonymous||reply 131||08/05/2020|
People really thought this was a mob hit?
|by Anonymous||reply 132||08/05/2020|
If she'd had a gun this story would have ended differently. I'm not a gun nut, but sometimes vulnerable situations call for them.
|by Anonymous||reply 133||08/05/2020|
r133, no, that's not necessarily the case at all. Btw, women who live with a guy who owns a gun are more likely to be murdered
The US has tons of guns but it is hardly the safest place for women.
|by Anonymous||reply 134||08/05/2020|
If the guy is a sex offender, that doesn't necessarily prove that this was a random rape and murder. I mean, the Mob is one of the few organizations willing to hire sex offenders, if they have valuable skills like debt collection or something.
|by Anonymous||reply 135||08/05/2020|
No other news? Did he randomly run into her at the park?
|by Anonymous||reply 136||08/06/2020|
According to Joan Rivers, neither of them had names. She was in the business for 40 years!
|by Anonymous||reply 137||08/06/2020|
Hmm...very sad. Saw a few other pics of her besides the terrible ones up thread and she was a cute girl who seemed very lively and sweet.
|by Anonymous||reply 138||08/06/2020|
"She was also bound and alive when set on fire."
|by Anonymous||reply 139||08/07/2020|
Wow, that's awful
|by Anonymous||reply 140||08/07/2020|
Where is that quote?
|by Anonymous||reply 141||08/07/2020|
That’s horrific. That sounds like a hate crime.
|by Anonymous||reply 142||Last Saturday at 1:33 AM|
Hate crime? He's a a sex offender, so if you're looking for a motive....
|by Anonymous||reply 143||Last Saturday at 7:50 AM|
Zhao met her murderer at a motel where she had been staying, two miles from her mother's house.
|by Anonymous||reply 144||Last Saturday at 4:22 PM|
Here's the newspaper story that confirms that they met at the motel.
|by Anonymous||reply 145||Last Saturday at 4:25 PM|
Detroit news reported the story a couple days ago.
|by Anonymous||reply 146||Last Saturday at 4:35 PM|
This clarified nothing
|by Anonymous||reply 147||Last Saturday at 4:44 PM|
[quote]This clarified nothing
Well, it clarified that the murderer wasn't lurking around a carpark looking for a victim at random. Their meeting at the motel might have been totally by chance however it is certainly curious that he (a drifter, staying in nearby Pontiac, MI) had checked into the same room she had just vacated.
That in itself wouldn't have given them an opportunity to meet (and the motel staff never saw them together). Did she leave something behind and went back to get it, thus accidentally meeting her murderer? Perhaps they had some other reason for meeting each other?
|by Anonymous||reply 148||Last Saturday at 8:03 PM|
He LOOKS creepy
|by Anonymous||reply 149||Last Saturday at 8:08 PM|
This detail from the article linked @ R144 also raises an eyebrow:
[quote]Sources tell Local 4 that Morris’ number was in Zhao’s phone.
|by Anonymous||reply 150||Last Saturday at 8:16 PM|
The biggest question is why he was so extreme and violent. She didn't have a car and if it was an illegal activity she likely wouldn't have reported him. He could have taken off himself or left her alone in the middle of a park in the middle of the night. I've been to that same park and there are no lights at night and has many bike paths and trails that lead to different areas.
|by Anonymous||reply 151||Last Saturday at 8:33 PM|
It’s odd that his number was in her phone. I’d assumed it was a random crime of opportunity but they knew each other somehow.
|by Anonymous||reply 152||Last Saturday at 9:04 PM|
Why was she staying at a seedy motel in the first place?
|by Anonymous||reply 153||Last Sunday at 12:26 PM|
R153, probably because she was broke
|by Anonymous||reply 154||Last Sunday at 12:41 PM|
She was living in her Mom's nice lakefront house two miles away from the motel.
|by Anonymous||reply 155||Last Sunday at 1:59 PM|
Maybe her parents quarreled with her so she stayed away from the house sometimes
|by Anonymous||reply 156||Last Sunday at 2:39 PM|
If they met at a seedy hotel and she had his number... maybe he was a drug dealer or involved in some other underworld activity.
Again, just because this guy had a record as a sex offender, doesn't mean this crime was sexually motivated.
|by Anonymous||reply 157||Last Sunday at 3:10 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 158||Last Sunday at 3:40 PM|
I was thinking drug dealer too, because it would make sense then that they met away from her parents and she had his number.
|by Anonymous||reply 159||Last Monday at 1:46 PM|
Isn't he a traveller constantly on the move?
|by Anonymous||reply 160||Last Monday at 4:40 PM|
Sounds like some kind of shady deal. I’m sorry to say it sounds as though she was earning extra money as a sex worker. Perhaps it was a drug deal.
“Sex offender” can mean many different things. I wonder what kind he was.
|by Anonymous||reply 161||Last Monday at 5:52 PM|
The motel owner said Zhao checked in on July 9, checked out July 11 and Morris checked into the same room July 12.
Zhao’s remains were found the next day. The motel owner said they never saw Zhao and Morris together.
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