I read this and was gong to post it here,but you beat me.
Anyway,I do wonder if he is going to attempt suicide.
It would not surprise me if he does.
Wouldn't surprise me if he was 'suicided' as well.
Hummm,I was not thinking of it that way,but it definitely makes sense.
As I recall, you also bought into him being smeared as a rapist, right? Like you'd seen him look a little too long and a little too sideways at birds on your street?