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2nd September 2003, 07:39 AM
THREE clairvoyants have failed in a bid to find the body of Huddersfield backpacker Peter Falconio in the Australian Outback.
Workers directed by the clairvoyants used digging equipment to hunt for the remains north of the town of Alice Springs.
But two days of digging failed to turn up anything.
2nd September 2003, 12:01 PM
Re: Psychics fail to help Police....again.
A former chief hostage negotiator for the FBI, Clint Van Zandt, described himself as open to the possibility of psychic abilities but noted that psychic practices were clearly irrational: "One of the first things a psychic asks a law enforcement officer to do is take your reason and logic and set it aside." When asked by Larry King whether he had ever found a psychic crucial to the solution of a crime, Van Zandt responded: "I've seen law enforcement try a lot of times. When I've seen them participate in the solution of a crime, my experience and the experience of my colleagues is that it's usually been some type of vague information, like a kidnap victim was kidnapped somewhere up along the Great Lakes and we've been told, 'You'll find the victim buried near a body of water.' Well, we understand the Great Lakes are a body of water.... I know there are people who will say, 'Well, we've been a consultant to the FBI.' But as far as seeing a case solved or a kidnap victim recovered--either dead or alive--based s olely on the information of a psychic, no."
2nd September 2003, 05:46 PM
I can't get the link in the OP to work, but here's
another report on the same story (http://quickstart.clari.net/qs_se/webnews/wed/dr/Qaustralia-britain-crime.RGHt_DaS.html).
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