Murdered Detroit Landscaper - Know Him?

Discussion in 'Network: Central' started by Jason Pallas, May 22, 2003.

  1. Jason Pallas

    Jason Pallas LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I just heard on the news tonite that the guy that was murdered in Birmingham, MI by his room-mate ( a bouncer at Tonic bar in Pontiac) has built up a large landscaping business. Anyone know this guy? or which buiness he ran? Just curious.
     
  2. MOOSE

    MOOSE LawnSite Senior Member
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    I know of him and see his trucks all the time. Raka's Lawn & Landscape...

    Only 25 and had it going for himself. He had a big business going and just bought a retail/wholesale yard for landscape supplies..
     
  3. Jason Pallas

    Jason Pallas LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,325

    Wow - that sucks.
     
  4. GraZZmaZter

    GraZZmaZter LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 740

    I didnt hear about that. Was it in the papers?

    Anyone have a link to story if so?
     
  5. Leone LawnCare

    Leone LawnCare LawnSite Member
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    i live in bloomfield and that is kinda scaary
     
  6. mtdman

    mtdman LawnSite Gold Member
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    Wasn't this the guy whose roommate killed him and tried to clean him out after? I heard something briefly about it. Scary, and too bad it happened to such a successful guy.

    :(
     
  7. robert payer

    robert payer LawnSite Senior Member
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    That name looks very familiar. If I am not mistaken he was recently featured in a landscape trade magazine. What a shame. So many people are affected by ones death. It is hard to think that there are so many hardened people in the world. What a shame.
     

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