[NBLUG/talk] Re: [vox] [fwd] Hans Reiser in police custody

Jacob Appelbaum jacob at appelbaum.net
Tue Oct 10 18:45:53 PDT 2006

Bill Kendrick wrote:
> Eep
> -bill!
> ----- Forwarded message from Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> -----
> Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2006 17:51:53 -0700
> From: Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com>
> Subject: [svlug] Hans Reiser in police custody
> To: svlug at lists.svlug.org
> http://www.nbc11.com/news/10046048/detail.html
> Summary:
> Hans Reiser of ReiserFS fame was arrested today around 11 AM by Oakland
> PD on suspicion of murder of his estranged wife Nina.  The news story
> (URL above) was initially posted at 2:06 PM, and has been updated once
> on the Web, 20 minutes ago, following a 5 PM press conference (which
> apparently merely announced that this is now considered a murder case,
> and not just a missing persons one).
> Hans's house was searched (again) yesterday, according to the NBC11
> story.  The story says "Authorities would not discuss what evidence they
> have", but that Hans "will be charged and the case will proceed" even
> though Nina's body has not been found.

I think we should setup some sort of support for the guy, we'd probably
want to talk to his lawyer. Something that could raise money for his
legal defense seems appropriate.

Anyone interested in doing this with me?

I've seen websites in support of finding his wife and so on but
basically nothing addressing or supporting Hans during such a messed up


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