Police: Dead man at fire may have sho...

Police: Dead man at fire may have shot himself

There are 9 comments on the The Times story from Jan 11, 2012, titled Police: Dead man at fire may have shot himself. In it, The Times reports that:

Following an autopsy by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's crime lab, authorities determined Wednesday the man found dead Monday outside his burning Flowery Branch home died from a gunshot wound to the chest.

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#1 Jan 12, 2012
dennis chadwick was a very nice guy, i dated him for 2 yrs, and then off and on after that, and yes his mouth could be rude at times, but he treated me very good. we had fun together. i cant beleive he is gone. i miss him very much. i think the things the harris,s are saying about him stem from even way back when we were all hanging out, so really dennis just stayed away from them and minded his own business. all i can say is you will be missed. rest in peace baby.

Gainesville, GA

#2 Jan 13, 2012
I agree..I knew him for 18 years and he was very kind. The next-door neighbors are truly as hideous as their house ~ who speaks ill of the departed? RIP blue-eyes

United States

#3 Jan 13, 2012
there have been comments from his sister (not very nice) as of the reason for the shooting i cant believe she could reject his only son, which he neglected, when he attemted to view his dads place of death! Some people have not respect. Well i hope u sleep well tonight. And may god bless u with everything u earn

Forsyth, GA

#4 Jan 14, 2012
i know i saw his sister and something seemed really weird. she was nice to me, but when i introduced myself and told her i dated him she seemed really surprised. i asked her if i could have a picture of him and she said he didnt like his picture to be taken, and i asked about the services, and she said there will be none, he wanted to be cremated, and they were going to spread his ashes where he loved to be the most, but didnt tell me where that was. i knew he had a son, Dennis and i ran into him at the store once but his son wouldnt speak to him, but some of us need closure, and we arent getting it. it hurts! something is very fishy! and i am from ga not sc, just wanted to clear that up:) havent even seen him in the obituraries. sad
kenneth daigle sr

United States

#5 Jan 15, 2012
i knew dennis forabout 15 years and he would never kill himself.things need to be looked into because i think someone killed him because he always called himself one bad ass biker dude and he would never hurt himself.he always hung out with me and james eubanks then after james died i talked to him several times and he always told me if i needed anything just call him or come by and see him.i will miss you dennis you were just as much a friend as james was to me.RIP

United States

#6 Jan 16, 2012
dang i didnt even know eubanks passed away! hopefully we will hear something soon, i keep looking in the paper and my heart breaks when i dont see anything. his birthday is feb. 9th i beleive, cause his was a couple days after mine. i wish i would have gotten to talk to him again, i thought about stopping and saying hi but i didnt and now i regret it. but they do need to investigate more. keep praying everyone, i like hearing the good things about him. dennis was dennis, there wasnt no one else like him.

Flowery Branch, GA

#7 Jan 18, 2012
I only knew Dennis a few months but he was always very nice! He had a sweet smile, great laugh and yes sometimes a smart remark but that was just Dennis. I don't believe for a minute that he would set his house on fire and no way he would take his own life! I'm praying the authorities are still looking further into the events that took our friend's life.
Honestly, if he was going to commit suicide ... why not shoot himself in the head? The reports say his body showed evidence of extreme heat. It just doesn't make sense that he would set a fire, shoot himself in the chest and then make his way outside to collapse and die. Was a gun found with the body?
Is anyone looking into the neighbors who caused him so much trouble? The whole thing sounds pretty bizarre to me. God knows the truth and I hope those responsible will come forward and be held responsible for taking our friend Dennis away from us too soon!!!!!
RIP DENNIS!!! We love you and sure are going to miss you and know you should still be here with us!

Flowery Branch, GA

#8 Jun 20, 2012
Did they ever have a funeral or determine the cause of Dennis's death? I am the mother of Dennis's grandson.
still-heartbroke n

Gainesville, GA

#9 Apr 30, 2013
Its been over a year and I still can't believe it. I go and sit at his house sometimes and it is so peaceful. Its like I can still feel him there. I miss him and still don't believe he would do what they said he did. Does anyone have any pictures of him? If so please reply to this post and I will check it often.
Rest in peace my friend

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