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  1. 1

    Shauna McLeroy

    Clearly no details have emerged…

  2. 2

    Phil Fritts

    The new updated news is that there is still no updates lol.

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    Sherri Wray

    Did I miss the details?
    This is such a tragic story for his family, friends, co workers, and students. Why keep showing the headline if there is nothing new to report? I understand you’re a newspaper, but this has already been reported and there is nothing new to report. How about reporting about what he meant to his students, the coworkers he encouraged, those he helped? That’s what any good teacher deserves to be remembered by.

  5. 5

    Jackie Love King

    Bait and switch… no more information !!

  6. 6

    Karen Jones

    Details emerge?? Wait….what? Where are the deets?

  7. 7

    Heather Marie

    Praying for his family and all in the school. Truly sad.

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    Shauna McLeroy

    It would be nice to know if this is isolated or random. My family lives in the community and this while tragic is unnerving not knowing if there is a murderer in the area.

  9. 9

    Kevin Radenz

    Why post with no details

  10. 10

    Ashley Michele Semrick

    Emerging Details ??? Is that your way of getting website clicks . As for it being isolated or Random Shauna McLeroy ,They always say stabbings are a personal crime , therefore he probably knows his killer .

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    Shauna McLeroy

    Years of watching crime dramas and murder mysteries lead me to the same conclusion…I would like to know that the suspect has been identified just for peace of mind.
    The media normally has tons of info to release seems authorities are keeping the investigation low key.

  12. 13

    Ashley Michele Semrick

    Shauna McLeroy agreed but it will take longer to investigate , because this a man who had no enemies and who was loved by many . I think the county is just doing a thorough in depth investigation to cover everything .

  13. 14

    Sherri Wray

    But I’m sure it doesn’t help any of you to keep posting with no new details. You are worried enough without that, I’m sure.

  14. 15

    Laura Long Goolsby

    I’d rather the authorities keep their details close than leak too much info and let a murderer walk free.

  15. 16

    Shauna McLeroy

    from the good things I’ve read about Mr. Collins he was well respected and his memorial tonight reflects how he touched so many lives.

  16. 17

    Tamara Pitts Mahaffey

    Seriously! Don’t post “details emerge” when they are the same as yesterday and nothing is new or any more informative. RIP, Coach.

  17. 18

    Wade Cox

    Where’s the details… this is old news

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    Karla Harrelson Gealow

    Have respect for the victim and his family. This is a tragic case. Prayers for justice and peace.

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    Laura Aitken

    CBS 42 has an article that very bluntly lists the cause of death. Out of respect for his family and friends, I think Trussville Tribune is handling this more tactfully. I don’t know how CBS found out when other news outlets don’t know, so I’m not exactly sure how true it is. However, if y’all fancy the read – you may look it up at:
    http://wiat.com/2017/08/21/authorities-conducting-death-investigation-after-body-found-in-springville/

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    The Trussville Tribune

    The Trussville Tribune appreciates all feedback from its readers. Clearly, the original headline was not the best choice for the article as it did not accurately match the story’s information. It has been changed to better reflect the story’s tone. The original headline was not meant in any way as an effort to pull in readers with the promise of content the newspaper was not yet able to deliver. Furthermore,The Trussville Tribune will always strive to do its best to be precise in its coverage and present headlines that best summarize the stories they represent. We at the Trussville Tribune regret the previous error and are pleased to set the record straight. Thank you for reading.

  21. 25

    Sherri Wray

    Everyone makes errors now and again. Sending you a pm.

  22. 26

    James D. Dunn

    We still love y’all!

  23. 27

    Sherri Wray

    Laura Aitken, The best part of that story was

    “Mike Collins was not just a coach or teacher he was a lot more than that. I have seen him take kids under his wing that have no guidance or home life and guide them and be an ear for listening and a shoulder to cry on. He coached and assisted with both baseball and football. All the kids looked up to him as a mentor and role model. We have our first football game Friday at home and the sidelines will be quieter with the loss of such a great man. Mike Collins was the dad some kids never had. RIP.

    When my son was in high school in 2012, there was a young man on the team whose dad was not in the picture and the mom had cancer. Mike Collins made sure he had clothes, shoes, lunch money–you name it and Mr Collins did it for him. So there are several boys that he has been the only father they have ever known.”
    Good teachers, and by all accounts I’ve read, he was, should be remembered as such, and not as the victim in a crime. Just my opinion.

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    Kathy Carlin

    Praying for his family.

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    Laura Aitken

    Exactly! This was someone’s friend, someone’s son, possibly a brother – they are going to have a hard enough time in the very near future going over the details. Especially if it makes it to court. I don’t think news outlets always consider things such as that. I personally didn’t know him, but I sure hate for someone, especially someone that is so good to others, being killed. It’s heartbreaking.

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