THE PICTURE…THE PICTURE!
The picture…the picture…where did it come from???? What is the irony???? What is the hypocrisy???? Really…leaving a nosey person such as myself hanging like this could cause one to need nerve pills!!!!!!!! LOL
This comment in from Cindy after she complained I left her hanging and I, in much distress, asked her how!
Okay, Cindy, this is your answer and of everything that happened with the Roseboro murder, I believe this is my favorite. The photo of Angie Funk is from the Lancaster Newspapers! That’s right! They refused to cover the story and it took them almost a year to run a photo of Funk.
It was the day her name was published in the paper for the first time because the Affidavit of Probable Cause was released and her affair with Roseboro was listed as the motive. A very smart Talkbacker on LNP’s own forum did some type of an internet search and found a picture of an Angela Funk on the LNP owned LancMom’s website. She posted a link to the photo on the forum. Within two hours, the link had been taken down and the thread closed by LNP. Not only that, they took the photo off the LancMoms site at the same time. I was getting my second major hint that there was a massive cover-up beginning.
I saw the picture but had not been smart enough to “capture” it. The Talkbacker sent me an email saying she had grabbed it and would I like it? I nearly screamed back “YES!”
I ran it on this site the next morning asking if this was the Angela Funk in question as we were not positive. Within an hour, I had absolute confirmation it was the correct Angela.
I never heard from LNP about publishing the photo which I did over and over again, even stating its origin. I can only assume it was taken by a friend or relative of Angie and LNP really had no “rights” to it.
It was in a general photo section on the LancMoms site of moms and their kids. Her two daughters were in the photo and it had a caption that they were watching her husband and children’s father, Randy, running in a race. The Talkbacker cropped out the two daughters before she emailed me the photo. I would have done the same before publishing it.
For months, I had the only photo of Angela Funk in any print media or on the internet. When the trial began, two reporters from a TV station (Channel 48?) were desperate for a photo and I led them to my site and this photo of Angie. They said something to the effect that they would have to give me credit for it. Feeling generous, I said, oh no, they didn’t have to – I told them it originally came from the Lancaster Newspapers. They ran the photo without a credit.
To me, this epitomizes LNP’s refusal to cover this story. The week before the trial was to begin the Sunday News finally ran a story and the first photograph of Angela to appear in the Lancaster Newspapers. The picture they used – you guessed it – their original photo I had been running on this site for months.
Tomorrow a quick look inside the pages of “LOVE HER TO DEATH.”