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ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: Drugs in FFX? ()
Date: January 20, 2014 06:02PM

A 30 year old male body was found in a creek in Herndon this weekend. Judging by his Facebook page, it's a real tragedy (although all young death is)- he apparently emigrated from Ireland, and was a waiter at a restaurant.

http://washington.cbslocal.com/2014/01/18/body-of-damien-scanlan-found-in-creek-in-herndon/

My question: How come creeks have been involved in 3 recent deaths? Is there a drug (possibly MDMA) that is causing life threatening dehydration, as reported regarding Mollie- MDMA? I'm curious. The other two deaths reported somewhat cryptically about a "chemical".

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: The Hard Truth ()
Date: January 20, 2014 06:07PM

Drugs in FFX? Wrote:
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> A 30 year old male body was found in a creek in
> Herndon this weekend. Judging by his Facebook
> page, it's a real tragedy (although all young
> death is)- he apparently emigrated from Ireland,
> and was a waiter at a restaurant.
>
> http://washington.cbslocal.com/2014/01/18/body-of-
> damien-scanlan-found-in-creek-in-herndon/
>
> My question: How come creeks have been involved in
> 3 recent deaths? Is there a drug (possibly MDMA)
> that is causing life threatening dehydration, as
> reported regarding Mollie- MDMA? I'm curious. The
> other two deaths reported somewhat cryptically
> about a "chemical".

Stop blaming the drug for the stupidity of the user.

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: Tough One ()
Date: January 20, 2014 06:08PM

He didn't come from Honduras or El Salvador, this is a tragedy.

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: a literate person ()
Date: January 20, 2014 07:03PM

can you please cite a quote from the article that says anything about drugs? FUCKING ANYTHING!!!! dehydration from mdma occurs only if the person is dancing in a sweaty ass club with out any water... not taking a stroll around a creek.

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: EtLc7 ()
Date: January 20, 2014 07:15PM

Another man was found in a creek in fairfax city on main street next to the fairfax museum and visitors center today.

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: ????? ()
Date: January 21, 2014 06:26AM

Why does that name, "Damien Scanlan" ring a bell?

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: Drugs brah ()
Date: January 21, 2014 06:39AM

Actually you can get "dehydrated" and die from MDMA even without "dancing in a sweaty ass club." It cooks off your hypothalamus among other things.

Doesn't explain the whole creek thing though. But it's not exactly a safe drug.

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Body Found: Police Release Details in Herndon Creek Discovery
Posted by: More Info ()
Date: January 21, 2014 08:26AM

Body Found: Police Release Details in Herndon Creek Discovery

A neighbor reported seeing what appeared to be a body in the creek Friday morning.
http://herndon.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/body-found-police-release-details-in-herndon-creek-discovery

Herndon Police are searching for anyone who may have seen anything in the early hours of Friday morning in connection with a body found near the area of Center Street and Locust Street.

The body of an adult male was found in the nearby creek.

Town of Herndon Police said they received a call around 8 a.m. from a resident in the area who saw what appeared to be a body in the creek.

"Herndon officers responded to the scene and confirmed it was an adult male who was deceased," public information officer Lt. Jim Moore said in a statement Friday afternoon.

Lt. Moore said they are in the process of notifying the man's next of kin, and until then will not be releasing the man's identity, although he said the man was approximately 25 to 30 years old.

Lt. Moore said the department has launched an investigation into the man's death, and that the cause of his death is not yet known, although he said "foul play is not suspected at this time."

Police are asking that anyone who may have seen anything in the area of Center and Locust streets between the hours of midnight and 8 a.m. Thursday night into Friday morning, to contact police. Call the Herndon Police Department at 703-435-6881 ext. 2332, or Detective Diaz at 703-435-2990.

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Police Identify Man Found in Herndon
Posted by: More Info ()
Date: January 21, 2014 08:26AM

Police Identify Man Found in Herndon
A neighbor called police after spotting a body in the creek.
http://herndon.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/police-identify-man-found-in-herndon_0c6d3ea2

Herndon Police have identified the man whose body was found in the creek near Center and Locust streets early Friday morning.

According to police, the man was 30-year-old Damien Patrick Scanlan of Herndon.

Police said a neighbor called police around 8 a.m. Friday morning after spotting what appeared to be a body in the creek near Center and Locust. Officers responded to the area and confirmed that there was the body of a deceased male in the creek.

Public information officer Lt. Jim Moore said Scanlan's cause of death is still being investigated by the medical examiner, though the preliminary investigation by police did not reveal foul play.

Social media posts by friends Friday describe Scanlan as a sweet and funny man who worked at O'Sullivan's Irish Pub in downtown Herndon, and was originally from Ireland.

Police are still asking for the public's help in piecing together Scanlan's last hours.

"The Herndon Police Department is looking for information related to this case from Mr. Scanlan’s friends and/or from the public who may have observed Mr. Scanlan in the local establishments last night," Moore said in a statement late Friday night. "Additionally, the police are looking for anyone who may have heard or witnessed anything [between Thursday night and Friday morning] in the area of Center Street and Locust Street between the hours of midnight and 8 a.m. this morning."

Call the Herndon Police Department at 703-435-6881 ext. 2332, or Detective Diaz at 703-435-2990.

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: Hmmmmm ()
Date: January 21, 2014 08:28AM

????? Wrote:
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> Why does that name, "Damien Scanlan" ring a bell?


Any relation to Dana Scanlan?

Dana Scanlan - fcps hearings?
http://www.fairfaxunderground.com/forum/read/2/495695/636871.html#msg-636871

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: get edumacated ()
Date: January 21, 2014 09:15AM

Drugs brah Wrote:
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> Actually you can get "dehydrated" and die from
> MDMA even without "dancing in a sweaty ass club."
> It cooks off your hypothalamus among other things.
>
>
> Doesn't explain the whole creek thing though. But
> it's not exactly a safe drug.


oh yeah, it "cooks off your hypothalamus among other things". that's the medical description, right? what else does it "cook off"? where do you get your information anyway? do you hold any degree or certification that would lend any authority whatsoever to your medical claim?

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: like2eat@theY ()
Date: January 21, 2014 09:29AM

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: 496 ()
Date: January 21, 2014 11:34AM

blarneystone wormfood

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: Disappointed ()
Date: January 21, 2014 12:17PM

Nothing about contractors hiring laborers and dumping their bodies? Tsk, tsk! Someone has dropped the ball on this one!

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: Not Dana ()
Date: January 21, 2014 02:26PM

Locust Street in Herndon? LOL.

Scanlan isn't a very popular name.

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: nHvnV ()
Date: January 21, 2014 03:42PM

It was a suicide. No drugs.

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: author field ()
Date: January 21, 2014 05:40PM

He had a brain aneurysm.

A beloved man in the area. If you didn't know him in herndon you should probably stop trolling conspiracies in your basements and see the daylight.

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: None ()
Date: January 21, 2014 09:59PM

Damien was indeed a beloved fixture in Herndon - well known, well liked by all. We always looked forward to seeing him at O'Sullivans and I will never forget how he made my daughter smile with his silly jokes and warm personality. Why must posters be so cruel when a kind young man is dead?

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: Dennis Gallagher ()
Date: January 21, 2014 10:27PM

You are all a bunch of trolling morons.

He was not a drug user. He was a well respected Irishman who developed families in Providence as well as Herndon. Go work on your conspiracies elsewhere.

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: Only Warning ()
Date: January 21, 2014 11:41PM

Dennis Gallagher Wrote:
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> You are all a bunch of trolling morons.
>
> He was not a drug user. He was a well respected
> Irishman who developed families in Providence as
> well as Herndon. Go work on your conspiracies
> elsewhere.

You're only going to set them off. Tell the rest of his family and friends to stay away from here. No amount of arguing or reasoning will get them to stop poking fun at your friend. It's happened many times before on here, and he won't be the last. Stay away.

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: Esther Dowling ()
Date: January 28, 2014 07:36AM

Rip Damo from all your friends and neighbours in Limerick Ireland

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: rambling ()
Date: January 28, 2014 08:19PM

wtf?

so your telling me more than one dead person is found in a creek (which i might drink from indirectly - thanks)

the autopsy was not released by the damn NBC democrat news ? didn't make but a subtitle in internet news ?

SO i'm in a town where dead people are sometimes in the news and if they are why they died is never release ? oh that's nice to know. did they learn that from DC or something ? when was the funeral or public recognition ? one place in atlanta they cought some democrats who ran a morgue killing people because they got federal funds per dead person: they got caught when they burried and employee.

(always in your areas local politics, always into theft, NBC, allot funded with your tax monnnney)

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: DC1138 ()
Date: January 28, 2014 11:44PM

He always had a smile on his face, and of course a great accent. Sad to see this news.

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: Sorry ()
Date: January 29, 2014 04:11AM

To the family and friends of Damien Scanlen- I truly apologize for implying that his death may have been caused by drugs. My intent was more to point out what appeared to be a tragic trend in the area in recent months; it's very sad that Damien died. He seemed from reports like a really great guy and friend.

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: Mc3 ()
Date: February 03, 2014 07:18PM

He slipped and fell on ice. No drugs, nothing sketchy

http://www.irishexaminer.com/text/ireland/cwojgbeyqlau/

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: RIP Damien ‘Damo’ Scanlon ()
Date: February 04, 2014 07:41AM

Mc3 Wrote:
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> He slipped and fell on ice. No drugs, nothing
> sketchy
>
> http://www.irishexaminer.com/text/ireland/cwojgbey
> qlau/

Cousins die within weeks of each other
By David Raleigh - Saturday, January 25, 2014
http://www.irishexaminer.com/text/ireland/cwojgbeyqlau/

Two Limerick communities are in mourning after two "sports mad" cousins died tragically within weeks of each other.

The body of bartender Damien ‘Damo’ Scanlon, who died in a tragic, freak accident in Washington last week, will be returned to his home town of Knockaderry today for burial tomorrow.

Mr Scanlon, 30, fractured his skull after slipping on ice in freezing conditions in the early hours of Jan 17. He had just finished his shift at O’Sullivan’s Irish Bar in Herndon, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the Washington DC metropolitan area. It is the second tragedy to hit the family in less than a month.

Mr Scanlon’s first cousin Tom Griffin, aged 37, from Ballyculhane, Kildimo, Co Limerick, passed away in hospital on Christmas Day surrounded by his family.

Mr Griffin, who is survived by his wife Mags and young children Ben and Liadh, had battled cancer after being diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour last September.

A source close to the family said: "It’s a massive tragedy for both families."

Mr Scanlon is the only child of Jimmy and Patricia, and is also survived by his 93-year old grandmother, Aggie Mescall. He had been living in Herndon for the past two years.

His body will lie in repose at the family home in Knockaderry today. His funeral Mass will take place at St Munchin’s Church, Knockaderry, tomorrow at 11.30am, followed by burial in the New Cemetery, Clouncagh.

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: thisisajokeright ()
Date: February 04, 2014 09:31AM

Okay, so he was just finishing up his shift, he slipped and fell on a frozen creek... my question is, what the hell was he doing at a creek in the middle of the night?

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: Speculating Speculator. ()
Date: February 04, 2014 10:54AM

thisisajokeright Wrote:
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> Okay, so he was just finishing up his shift, he
> slipped and fell on a frozen creek... my question
> is, what the hell was he doing at a creek in the
> middle of the night?

Walking home and taking a shortcut, most likely.

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: thisisajokeright ()
Date: February 04, 2014 11:10AM

Speculating Speculator. Wrote:
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> thisisajokeright Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Okay, so he was just finishing up his shift, he
> > slipped and fell on a frozen creek... my
> question
> > is, what the hell was he doing at a creek in
> the
> > middle of the night?
>
> Walking home and taking a shortcut, most likely.

That's what I assume, too.

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: Eerie Coincidence ()
Date: February 05, 2014 12:36PM

There's something eerie about that creek. This is the 2nd death on or near it in what, the past year?

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Re: ANOTHER (?) Body Found Dead in Creek
Posted by: Esther Dowling ()
Date: January 11, 2020 08:22PM

Hello from Ireland
Damien Scanlon was a wonderful person and an only child to our good friends Jimmy & Patricia Scanlon! Limerick, Ireland
It is his 6 year anniversary on the 17 Jan 2020

He was walking home from work like he did every night, slipped on the ice and fractures his skull. Peeiod
Damien was a fella who never needed or wanted drugs to have a good time.....maybe a pint of Guinness on his day off

His father Jimmy suffered a stroke Sept 2019 and his wife Patricia is currently caring for him alone in their home since he was release from rehab just before Christmas. He has lost the use of his right arm and leg and is slowly day by day regaining his speech

Happy New Year to you all

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