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'Talent' Victim's Family Suspicious of Husband

10/27/2010 7:05 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Joe Finley's "I didn't kill my wife" defense isn't flying with the victim's family -- TMZ has learned the "America's Got Talent" contestant's in-laws now suspect Joe was involved in the "murder" of Laura Finley.

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One of Laura's close relatives tells us ... many family members believe Joe's "whole story is BS" ... adding, "There are too many gaping holes in his story for it to be true.”

As we previously reported, Joe told police Laura left their L.A. hotel room around 3:00 AM Saturday morning to get ice ... and never returned. Laura's body was found in a stairwell at the hotel around 8:00 AM ... while Joe was auditioning for "AGT," apparently unaware of his wife's fate.

The relative goes on to say, “The family knows Laura was murdered and that Joe was the last to see her. They're having a hard time believing that he went so long under those circumstances without being concerned about her whereabouts”

As for a motive -- we're told many family members say Laura had threatened to leave Joe after a pretty heated argument a few months before her death. They're also upset that Joe waited until Monday night to contact Laura's family.

Laura's family is so "disgusted" with the situation, they plan on holding their own "separate" memorial for her in the near future ... without Joe.


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betty carroll    

Dear Mr. Timothy collin chase,
Thank you for signing your name. now the whole world knows you are a jerk that hide behind a computer to make people sad in their time of sorrow. Children of murdered mothers who do not deserve to have to read this. You are a coward. you hide behind a computer. you are not a real man. You get your thrills making a family cry who does not deserve your crudeness. Talk about loneliness you probaly have no one to love you and no one to love. I pity you. I do not care what you say about me. I have people who love me and people to love. All you have is a computer to talk too. I donot even feel sorry for you. You are not a man.A real man would not behave like you do. I am a educated woman in law inforcement who knows the difference between a low life like yourself and someone who uses csi to solve crimes. Thanks again for identifying yourself so all of San Francisco including your employer to see what kind of man you are. of course that is if you are employed. I would not hire you. If I could I would take out an add and put all your comments on it for the world to read but they do not pay law enforcement enough money to afford that. Good luck with your pitiful life. It will catch up with you. Karama always does. A stiff kick in the butt will eventually find you.

1332 days ago
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Anonymous2U     

HIS ENTIRE FAMILY DOES NOT THINK HE DIDN'T DO IT

697 days ago
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