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Brett Cummins should turn over the name of his drug dealer!!!!

KARK’s website includes these words:

Thursday afternoon, Brett Cummins released the following statement to CNN through his attorney:

Brett Cummins is devastated by the tragic death of his friend Dexter Williams and extends his sincere condolences to Dexter’s family.
They remain foremost in his thoughts and prayers. Mr. Cummins deeply regrets the grief this incident has caused those who know him, especially his co-workers and family members.
Mr. Cummins continues to cooperate fully with authorities investigating the circumstances surrounding Mr. Williams’ passing and, like them, looks forward to a conclusion of the inquiry, secure in his own innocence and confident that no foul play was involved.
In an attempt to assist the Maumelle Police Department as they gather information in this regard, and so that all resources can be properly focused, no further public statements will be made at this time.

Brett will not be on the air as he continues mourning the loss of his friend.

___________________

I can understand that Brett (33 yrs old) does not want to mention in his statement that he was drinking heavily and snorting coke with his friends the night that Dexter Williams (24 yrs old) died. However, it seems strange to me that KARK does not run the story the same as the other stations that have exposed all of these facts.

I wish Brett would turn over the name and phone number of his drug dealer to the police. That would be a helpful step to take down the major criminal behind all of this and at the same time it would save many future tragic events from occurring.  

Dexter Paul Williams (facebook photo)

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Attorney: Ark. weatherman innocent in Maumelle death of Dexter Williams

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Dave Hope and Kerry Livgren of Kansas: Their story of deliverance from drugs

The recent events in Little Rock concerning KARK TV’s top weatherman Brett Cummins and his experience of drinking alcohol and snorting coke has left a lot of people asking questions. Since the evening ended in the tragic death of one of Brett’s friends, Dexter Williams, many questions have centered on the use of illegal drugs. […]

Pictures of Dexter Williams

These are some pictures of Dexter Williams. Unfortunately his life was cut short  while drinking and snorting coke with KARK weatherman Brett Cummins. Dexter Williams (Photo from family) Dexter Paul Williams (facebook photo) Related posts: Pictures of Dexter Williams September 7, 2011 – 10:22 pm These are some pictures of Dexter Williams. Unfortunately his life was […]

You tube video “Cocaine is a hell of a drug” about Brett Cummins

Youtube video about Brett Cummins story posted. TV weatherman awakens in hot tub next to naked dead man with ‘dog collar’ around his neck after drug and alcohol-fueled party   By Thomas Durante Last updated at 7:24 PM on 7th September 2011 It may be part of his job to predict when a storm is […]

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Brett Cummins has risen to be the top tv weatherman in the evening at KARK News 4. However, something is missing in his life. (I wish Brett would just take the time to read the story by Marvin A. McMickle | Senior Pastor, Antioch Baptist Church, Cleveland, Ohio at the end of this post). I […]

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Brett Cummins and his friends were drinking heavily and taking drugs on Sunday night and all three of them went to sleep under the influence of alcohol and drugs and only 2 of them woke  up.  This reminds me of a few verses from the Old Testament. (There is hope. Check out the video interviews of Kerry Livgren […]

Picture of Dexter Williams with link to full police report

This is a link to the full police report. (There is hope. Check out the video interviews of Kerry Livgren and Dave Hope of the rock band Kansas.  Also check out an excellent paper by Marvin McMickle on the meaning of the song “I can’t get no satisfaction” by the Rolling Stones and where to find the satisfaction.) Dexter […]

KARK Brett Cummins was “snorting…illegal narcotics…” according to friend jh13c

Details concerning what happened are coming out now. It seems that KARK can no longer ignore the fact that Cummins was snorting coke. (There is hope, check out testimony of one who has been delivered from drugs and alcohol and his name is Marvin.)Here is a Democrat-Gazette article on the incident: Man, 24, found dead in […]

Statement from KARK does not mention drug use of Brett Cummins

Brett Cummins was snorting coke but you could never tell it from this statement from KARK: KARK-TV anchor Bob Clausen said on the air today, “Our meteorologist Brett Cummins was at the home at the time of the death and we felt we should share this with you our viewers. Brett will not be on […]

Picture of Dexter Williams with link to full police report

This is a link to the full police report. (There is hope. Check out the video interviews of Kerry Livgren and Dave Hope of the rock band Kansas.  Also check out an excellent paper by Marvin McMickle on the meaning of the song “I can’t get no satisfaction” by the Rolling Stones and where to find the satisfaction.)

Dexter Paul Williams (facebook photo)

There is a youtube video about Brett Cummins and the link is here.

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KARK answers question: Is Brett Cummins story censored?

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Brett Cummins should turn over the name of his drug dealer!!!!

KARK’s website includes these words: Thursday afternoon, Brett Cummins released the following statement to CNN through his attorney: Brett Cummins is devastated by the tragic death of his friend Dexter Williams and extends his sincere condolences to Dexter’s family. They remain foremost in his thoughts and prayers. Mr. Cummins deeply regrets the grief this incident […]

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Today’s THV channel 11 in Little Rock reported: MAUMELLE, Ark. (AP) – An attorney for a local meteorologist says no foul play was involved in the death of a 24-year-old Mountain Pine man. Little Rock-based lawyer Mark Hampton said Thursday that KARK meteorologist Brett Cummins is innocent. Authorities say Cummins and the body of 24-year-old […]

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The recent events in Little Rock concerning KARK TV’s top weatherman Brett Cummins and his experience of drinking alcohol and snorting coke has left a lot of people asking questions. Since the evening ended in the tragic death of one of Brett’s friends, Dexter Williams, many questions have centered on the use of illegal drugs. […]

Brett Cummins turns to drugs instead of God

Brett Cummins has risen to be the top tv weatherman in the evening at KARK News 4. However, something is missing in his life. (I wish Brett would just take the time to read the story of Marvin A. McMickle | Senior Pastor, Antioch Baptist Church, Cleveland, Ohio at the end of this post). I […]

The sad case of Brett Cummins: Alcohol takes another victim jh14c

Brett Cummins and his friends were drinking heavily and taking drugs on Sunday night and all three of them went to sleep under the influence of alcohol and drugs and only 2 of them woke  up.  This reminds me of a few verses from the Old Testament. (There is hope, check out testimony of one who […]

Picture of Dexter Williams with link to full police report

This is a link to the full police report. (There is hope, check out testimony of one who has been delivered from drugs and alcohol and his name is Marvin.) Dexter Paul Williams (facebook photo) Here are related posts: KARK Brett Cummins was “snorting…illegal narcotics…” according to friend September 7, 2011 – 7:15 am Details concerning what […]

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Statement from KARK does not mention drug use of Brett Cummins

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You tube video “Cocaine is a hell of a drug” about Brett Cummins

Youtube video about Brett Cummins story posted. TV weatherman awakens in hot tub next to naked dead man with ‘dog collar’ around his neck after drug and alcohol-fueled party   By Thomas Durante Last updated at 7:24 PM on 7th September 2011 It may be part of his job to predict when a storm is […]

KARK Brett Cummins was “snorting…illegal narcotics…” according to friend jh13c

Details concerning what happened are coming out now. It seems that KARK can no longer ignore the fact that Cummins was snorting coke. (There is hope, check out testimony of one who has been delivered from drugs and alcohol and his name is Marvin.)Here is a Democrat-Gazette article on the incident:

Man, 24, found dead in Maumelle hot tub

SPENCER WILLEMS
ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE

    Maumelle police are awaiting preliminary autopsy results in the death of a man whose body was found in a hot tub Monday morning with a Little Rock TV weather forecaster sleeping next to him.
    Officers who responded to a “drowning call” about 8:10 a.m. at 16 Village Way found Dexter Williams, 24, of Mountain Pine naked and lying in the fetal position, said Lt. Jim Hansard, Maumelle Police Department spokesman.
    Detectives questioned KARK meteorologist Brett Cummins, who was asleep in the hot tub when the resident of the house discovered Williams’ body. Detectives also questioned Christopher Barbour, 36, who lives in the house, which backs up to the driving green at the Country Club of Arkansas, police reports said.
    Police have arrested no one, Hansard said.
    Williams was “cold to touch” when officers arrived at the residence, police reports said, and his face was “blue and purple” and there was a small ring of blood in the tub.
    He was also wearing a silver chained dog collar, police said.
    The men’s relationship is part of the investigation, Hansard said.
    “That’s something we’re delving into as we speak,” Hansard said. “They’re not family, I can tell you that.”
    Officers went to the Maumelle residence on a report that a man had drowned in an outdoor hot tub, Hansard said.
    But when they arrived, Barbour came out of his home and told officers the body was “inside” in his bathroom.
    After Maumelle Police Chief Sam Williams read Barbour his rights, Barbour told police that Williams, whom he knew only as Dexter, came to his house about 8 Sunday night with Cummins, who Barbour said is a friend.
    Barbour told investigators that the three men started to drink and that they started “snorting … illegal narcotics,” according to the reports, though Barbour told police he didn’t know what kind of drugs they were taking.
    About 10 p.m., the three men went to Barbour’s hot tub and continued to drink, reports said.
    Barbour said he left the hot tub and went to sleep on the couch about an hour later, reports said. He was awakened about 8 a.m. Monday by Cummins’ snores in the bathroom.
    Cummins and Williams appeared to have slept in the hot tub, Barbour told officers, and when he entered the bathroom, he noticed the tub had no water, and Cummins was lying on Williams’ head, the reports said.
    Shortly after waking Cummins, the two realized that Williams was unresponsive and his face was discolored.
    Cummins screamed, fled the bathroom and threw up on the living room floor, reports said.
    The meteorologist drove off, the affidavit said, but returned shortly after and gave a statement to detectives.
    Tuesday afternoon, investigators were awaiting preliminary autopsy results from the state Crime Laboratory and had not determined a cause of death. Results of the toxicology tests won’t be available immediately, Hansard said.
    KARK Manager Mike Vaughn wouldn’t comment on personnel matters but did say Cummins worked the Monday night broadcasts, hours after police had questioned him. He did not work Tuesday’s broadcasts.
    Cummins joined KARK in 2001, left for work in Baton Rouge in 2008, and returned to Little Rock later, according to his biography on the KARK website.

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Brett Cummins has risen to be the top tv weatherman in the evening at KARK News 4. However, something is missing in his life. (I wish Brett would just take the time to read the story of Marvin A. McMickle | Senior Pastor, Antioch Baptist Church, Cleveland, Ohio at the end of this post). I […]

The sad case of Brett Cummins: Alcohol takes another victim jh14c

Brett Cummins and his friends were drinking heavily and taking drugs on Sunday night and all three of them went to sleep under the influence of alcohol and drugs and only 2 of them woke  up.  This reminds me of a few verses from the Old Testament. (There is hope, check out testimony of one who […]

Picture of Dexter Williams with link to full police report

This is a link to the full police report. (There is hope, check out testimony of one who has been delivered from drugs and alcohol and his name is Marvin.) Dexter Paul Williams (facebook photo) Here are related posts: KARK Brett Cummins was “snorting…illegal narcotics…” according to friend September 7, 2011 – 7:15 am Details concerning what […]

KARK Brett Cummins was “snorting…illegal narcotics…” according to friend jh13c

Details concerning what happened are coming out now. It seems that KARK can no longer ignore the fact that Cummins was snorting coke. (There is hope, check out testimony of one who has been delivered from drugs and alcohol and his name is Marvin.)Here is a Democrat-Gazette article on the incident: Man, 24, found dead in […]

Statement from KARK does not mention drug use of Brett Cummins

Brett Cummins was snorting coke but you could never tell it from this statement from KARK: KARK-TV anchor Bob Clausen said on the air today, “Our meteorologist Brett Cummins was at the home at the time of the death and we felt we should share this with you our viewers. Brett will not be on […]