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Sound of Fireworks. Steve McNair and Sahel Kazemi murders

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The Other Side of Justice

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On July 4th 2009 in the city of Nashville, one of the greatest Quarterbacks in the NFL, Steve McNair was shot and killed inside of a condominium just miles from where he played.  Also inside the condominium was Sahel Kazemi.  She was laying at Steve's feet, dead as well.  The next day detectives traced the gun used in the crime to Adrian Gilliam.  Gilliam told detectives he sold the gun to a girl he did not know "Thursday" before the murders at Dave and Busters where Sahel worked as a server.  By July 8th, 4 days after the murders, Chief  of Police Serpas told the world the case was a murder-suicide.  Supposedly Sahel was upset about a DUI she recieved on Wednesday and financial struggles,which pushed her over the edge to ask the "perfect stranger" for a gun.  Gilliam stated Sahel gave him 5 $20 bills for the transaction.  The world was left to believe the case was closed.  In October of 2009, police released a case summary showing text between Steve and Sahel.  One text in particular from Sahel to Steve, recieved on Steve's phone at 2:23 am stating "I'm going to the store".  The timeline of death according to police is 1:30 am.   So how could Sahel text Steve if she was dead?  Detectives claim there was no time stamp on Sahel's phone as to when the text was sent and it was considered a "delalyed text".  However, Sahel's phone records show the text was sent at the exact time it was recieved by Steve.  Also, on July 28th phone records showed the perfect stranger Adrain Gilliam had text and called Sahel over 400 times in the weeks before the murder.  He later admitted to police that he had been to her apartment several times.  The 5 $20 bills supposedly given to Gilliam were in Sahel's purse when it was signed for out of the property room.  You think you know what happened? Tune in Wednesday.