Killing Stuns Washington & Jefferson Campus

Liz Navratil and Moriah Balingit, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 5, 2012

Police were working late Thursday night to sort through the murky details of a street robbery in which a Washington & Jefferson College football player was bludgeoned to death near the Washington, Pa., campus.

With only one witness, no suspects and no weapon, investigators said they are piecing together what happened in the hour-and-a-half that elapsed between the time Tim McNerney, 21, and his friend were robbed while walking home from a bar and when friends spotted him lying unconscious in an area that had already been searched.

Tim McNerney


Zach DeCicco, a 22-year-old Washington & Jefferson student from Jefferson Hills, told police he and Mr. McNerney were walking home from the Brew House bar on Main Street about 2:30 a.m. when a group of men he did not recognize tried to rob him and Mr. McNerney. They tried to take Mr. DeCicco’s phone and some of them began beating on him. He grabbed his phone and “fled as fast as he could,” Washington Lt. Dan Stanek said.

Through no fault of his own, investigators said, Mr. DeCicco lost track of his friend while he retreated to his dormitory, where he and his friends decided to call the campus security workers, who contacted Washington city police at 2:54 a.m.


Friends returned later to search and spotted Mr. McNerney lying unconscious in front of the auto repair shop shortly before 4 a.m.


Medics performed CPR and took Mr. McNerney to the Washington Hospital emergency room, where he was pronounced dead at 4:42 a.m., sending friends and family members into mourning.


Hundreds of people gathered on the lawn of the Burnett Center on the Washington & Jefferson campus Thursday night for a somber candlelight vigil remembering the popular running back and rapper.


Mr. McNerney’s violent death rattled some students who said that while they most often feel safe within the confines of the school, things change once they leave campus.

Sophomore Gadwin Stewart, a 19-year-old business major from Florida, said many students avoid leaving campus altogether or only go off campus when someone can drive them. He described some neighbors as “hostile” to students, and said that residents occasionally drive through to taunt students.

Older students venture off to go to the bars on Main Street, often on foot. Some make an effort to travel in groups, but Dan Tannenholtz, a 21-year-old senior, said students often get complacent and take shortcuts through unlit alleyways and parking lots. He said while the school has made efforts to address on-campus security concerns, they’ve done little to help keep students feel safe off-campus.

Washington police insist that the area near campus is largely safe and that they do not have any evidence that criminals are targeting students.


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  • jedsrael

    Why is anyone “stunned”?

    That sounds like MSM agitprop- you are supposed to be “stunned with disbelief” when you see the daily story of another White killed by the Diversity, as though it’s “too difficult to comprehend, so don’t really try, so just get back to talking about Snookie or Tim Tebow and trust that the authorities have under control- nothing to see here, nothing to fear, St. MLK is still transforming America for the better, and we need to commit ourselves to making the Promise of Equality come true for all…”

    We are stunned with disbelief that the friend wasn’t also killed by the Diversity.


  • Oh yes the area around campus is perfectly safe for White people, just like Mordor was perfectly safe for the people of Rohan and Minas Tirith.

    • C_C_Conrad

      An everybody knows what it took to make Mordor safe again. 

  • C_C_Conrad

     “Sophomore Gadwin Stewart, a 19-year-old business major from Florida, said many students avoid leaving campus altogether or only go off campus when someone can drive them. He described some neighbors as “hostile” to students, and said that residents occasionally drive through to taunt students.”
    “Older students venture off to go to the bars on Main Street, often on foot. Some make an effort to travel in groups,…”

    “Washington police insist that the area near campus is largely safe and that they do not have any evidence that criminals are targeting students.”  

    Now, what’s wrong here?  

    • Sloppo

      Regarding the police officer in charge of looking for that evidence … I believe his vision may be impaired by his intestinal wall.

    • IstvanIN

       The kid speaks the truth and the cop lies?

  • Detroit_WASP

    I read the original story and saw no description of the killers/robbers.  Did I miss it? 

    • Sloppo

      The police officer in the video said all of the assailants are believed to be black.

    • jedsrael

      Precise definition of “random attack”

      In the entry on the murder of college football player Timothy McNerney, I wrote:

      When police describe an attack as “random,” that has a very precise meaning. It means that blacks saw a white person with whom they were unacquainted, and, because the white person was white, they proceeded to injure or kill him. In probably 95 percent of cases, that is what police are actually talking about when they describe a crime as “a random attack.”

      Posted by Lawrence Auster at October 08, 2012 03:39 PM

  • tickyul

    Well, Demorats and their Urban American Stormtroopers win again.

    Yes, many on this board think I am talking tin-foil-hat speak again. But…nope, I speak the truth.

    Many Whites would love to live in or near a major city….in theory it can be very interesting and entertaining. The Demorats do not want this… is a threat to their power-base.

    Demorats love it when things like this happen.

    • jedsrael

      BHO to his Sons:

      We cannot continue to rely on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives we’ve set. We’ve got to have a civilian national security force that’s just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded.

      Us to our Sons:

      Get used to hateful, ugly, and vicious, because “this ain’t America no mo’ “, and his Sons know where you live.

  • Detroit_WASP

    This kid was also a rapper?  He likely thought the bros would be cool with him because he “spoke the language” of the hood and he was wrong.

    Lots of whites make this mistake.  He is yet another victim of egalitarian media propaganda.  This kid fell for it and it cost him his life.   Sorry he is dead but he should have known better.  His parents literally didn’t raise him right.  They did not teach him to avoid blacks, black neighborhoods, black danger.  My kid would have known better.

    We had a very similar event here in Detroit about 2 months ago. Two white kids ventured into the hood and they were found shot to death in a field. Two blacks were caught stripping their car and wiping it down with bleach!!! Never found the murder weapon and unless the blacks confess, they will likely never be charged for the murder, only stripping the car and destroying evidence. 

    • haroldcrews

      As soon as I saw ‘rapper’ I thought the same thing Detroit-WASP.  He most likely grew up playing sports and had black friends from when he was young.  All the more reason to not allow your children to participate in heavily black sports.  Inevitably they’ll be influenced by their experiences.  This student probably actually did have a few genuine black friends but this lead him to the mistaken belief that whites and blacks are basically the same.  This belief cost him his life.  This error has a rather high death toll and will continue to until it is cast aside.

  • zqrxpad

    As bad as I feel about this young White mans brutal death, one sentence about him caught my attention –  the one about him being a popular” running back and RAPPER”! That’s when I lost all sympathy for him. If he was a rapper, he wasn’t ‘one of us’ and more than likely didn’t like ‘people like us’!   If I were to classify his death, I would say it was a homicide, because it’s White people like him over the last 40-50 yrs. that has brought about the current “rainbow utopia” we all have to live in today.   

    • IstvanIN

       Unfair.  It isn’t his fault he grew up in a country that was given over to the black and glorifies the lowest of black culture.

      • zqrxpad

        Sure it’s fair! I grew up in that same country, but for some reason I never had a desire to be a rapper. He may have been physically strong, but he was obviously racially weak, and that’s what”s doing us in as a people. If/when we ever form a White country, I seriously dought that White “rappers” will be welcome!

        • IstvanIN

           If you take a smug satisfaction in the death of a young white man because he had bad taste in music  that says more about you than it does this poor young man.  Now tell his parents it is OK he was murdered.

      • AmericanTaxPayerNoMore

        I agree with Zqrxpad.  Non-white culture is something our children should abhor.

  • zqrxpad

    Oops – I meant to say I would classify his death as a “suicide” not homicide!

    • AmericanTaxPayerNoMore

      You also meant “doubt” and not “dought”.  Don’t worry about it, we knew what ya meant.  p.s. Just in case you don’t know, you can edit your post by clicking on the “edit” button.

  • AmericanTaxPayerNoMore

    “things change once they leave campus”…..Oh indeed!  And those “things” will never change until you address them and the first step in that process is naming them.  Integration, Multiculturalism, Diversity, Immigration and Globalization are a few names you can start with.

    Who are the neighbors and why hasn’t the hostility been addressed?  Is it because y’all, the victims, are White and the Hostile Neighbors are NON-WHITE?

    And the police.  They never have evidence.  And, it’s “safe” too.

  •  I hate to raise this question, but with so much lapsed time not accounted for I wonder if he was raped?  Also since when it a crime categorised by the lessor offence of robbery when a murder was committed?   Why do white people let this sit.  I pray for the day that instead of mourning their dead, the whites rage at their enemy.

  • jedsrael

    Does anyone know if this White student was killed by a BRA Diversity policeman?

    ‘Security video shows my 5ft 7, 135lbs son never touched the officer who killed him,’ claims mother of slain University of South Alabama student

    • razorrare

      More than likely he was killed by a BRA Diversity policeman…

      Indicators…story covered by non-American printed media instead of  MSM here in America…

      failure to name the officer who shot him whose name would help identify the race of the shooter…if the security guard had been White i sincerely doubt they would of withheld his name and the racial group to which he belonged…

      • jedsrael

        Killed by a BRA Diversity policman: CONFIRMED!

        Black policeman broke regulations about carrying a taser and baton as pretense for killing a White privilege college student who forgot to stay away from LSD, because drug impairment is a ready made excuse for the black policeman to shoot to kill.

        Whites just can’t afford to act crazy on booze and drugs anymore, because blacks know that they can shoot and claim self defense. No need taser- just shoot.

        When the student got within five feet of the officer, Austin, who was not armed with pepper spray or a baton, as is required of campus officers, shot once and struck him in the chest.

        • razorrare

          Beat me to it…thanks for supplying the link…will go to it after i finish this post…just read the same here…

          they never mentioned the shooters name in the article, but i found it “hidden” within a picture of police officer…when i read Trevis Austin i knew he was black…so far only 5 comments…seems like none of the commenters are aware the shooter is black…

          Hopefully Amren will  put up your supplied link…did i hear trevis say “this is for trayvon”…..

          Thanks again.

  • McNearney and DeCicco violated all four of the 4-S rules:  Avoid Stupid People, Stupid Places, Stupid Activities, and Stupid Times.

  • Looks like the friend, DeCicco was able to run away.  Why didn’t the dead man, McNearney, run away as well, after all he was a college football running back.  Perhaps he tried to engage the group of unknown men.

    What’s up with DeCicco’s (delayed) return to the scene to search for McNearney and not finding him at first?

    “Washington police insist that … do not have any evidence that criminals are targeting
    students.”  Well, the do now!

  •  Wow!  Crystal clear video.  Broad daylight too.  The way the White teacher hit the ground, he’s lucky it wasn’t another one-punch homicide.

  • Full link to the NAM sucker punch on the White teacher in Pittsburgh:

    • Tom_in_Miami

      Too bad don’t nobody know nuthin bout it to tell no po-leese.

  • When no race is mentioned in the story we immediately know the race of the perps. 

  • saxonsun

    Two nights ago here in NYC an English soccer coach working with American kids was murdered and mutiliated by a hispanic. Thought you’d like to know.

  • Tom_in_Miami

    “…they’ve done little to help keep students feel safe off-campus.”

    Why should they do anything to “help students feel safe off-campus” when they obviously ARE NOT safe off-campus?  They should try to actually make students safe but that’s a pretty tall order.

  • ncpride

    Yet another act of black cowardice on display for the world to see. They will always attack in packs, or catch their victim completely unawares, then with their inflated sense of ego, actually think they are ‘macho’ or ‘bad as***’, when in fact they are nothing more than cowardly little punks who are too stupid to realize it.

  • Tom_in_Miami


  • tickyul

    Well, the USA’s massive spying system includes a huge computer network that recieves just about ALL electronic transmissions in the world.  This data is sent through a very complex filter to determine what need further review/surveilance. Be careful or Big Brother may be at your door.

    As for living in a big city, I would love to…if it was not for the fact that many Ameritards are mentally defective, unstable and unsafe to be around.

    I lived in Cheyenne, Wy for a while and liked it except for the cold and elevation. So many Libscum were bailing out of the mess that Denveradelphia was becoming……bringing their poison to Cheyenne.

    The Demorats and their Urban American Stormtroopers have destroyed city after city in this once fine country.

    • Michael C. Scott

      There are miserably cold winds up in Cheyenne, and the winter days are too short.  The farthest north I’ve lived is on the 56th parallel, in Edinburgh, and I won’t live north or south of 40 degrees anymore.  I also won’t live closer to the Equator than 35 degrees.  If I had to go to the Southern Hemisphere again, Comodoro Riveria in Argentina might work.


      • tickyul

        I LOVE California and the west coast in general. Too bad it is throughly dominated by Libscum.

  • jedsrael

    Booze and drugs, much like White skin, need to come with a warning label:

    “Using this product gives a BRA Diversity policeman an excuse to shoot you dead.”

  • razorrare

    Yes,people should not do drugs…nor should they inbibe in any ideology that resembles marxism…i would feel safer at a 60’s Woodstock festival of 500,000 White kids high on LSD than in a movie theater attended by 100 sober,drug-free blacks…

    Lets not overlook the most relevant observation here pertaining to this tragic story–which is the glaring bias of the MSM reporting on this story compared to the trayvon/zimmerman media coverage…

    Not one media article in U.S. has stated the shooter is black, nor have they given his name within the article itself…the yahoo link i gave in my first post immediately pulled the article…they have since put up another one that still fails to show the race of the policeman who shot the 5’7…135 pd South Alabama White student whose facial features are more baby like at 18 yrs of age than trayvons at 8 yrs of age…how big or tall was the black policeman who shot Gil?

    Look at how the media covered the rodney king story…here was a brute of a guy close to 300 pds, ugly as **** and high on PCP/Angel Dust…did you see any blacks commenting that the officers who subdued him with tazers & batons did the right thing like many are commenting that the policeman in the shooting of Gil Colar appropriately used deadly force…

    I would like to comment much more but am sick of rehashing those things that i have commented on before and very dissapointed that Amren failed to post this story…

    Supposedly the authorities are to release videos taken of the shooting Thursday…

  • Michael C. Scott

    I was going to say the same thing.  I don’t have many friends, but I wouldn’t leave any of them behind.

  • 2augment

    Working in Pittsburgh and being from the suburbs there is a distinct difference from blacks in the suburbs v those in the city.  Integrated blacks in the suburbs are more trustworthy and white kids do become friends with them.  Unfortunately, the blacks in the city are hateful toward whites and feel they are entitled.  They would see a white guy late at night as an easy target to rob and they do not have any value for the life of someone white.  You know as Americans we do try teach one another to not judge a person by skin color.  Unfortunately we do not school our kids that there are places you just don’t go and there are groups of people out there that don’t like you just because you are white.  The media does not want to educate people on this and seems to only discuss racism as a white person hating a black person.  Other cities are worse than Pittsburgh.  Philadelphia is a breeding ground for the black panther islamic movement.