A pair of crooks in Florida made off with the haul of their dreams! Sebastian Gaarlandt and Kristine Gankos broke into several cars in the parking lot of a condo complex in Casselberry, stealing electronics, including several GPS devices, as well as other personal effects. The excitement of the heist apparently took a lot out of them, since they then climbed into their getaway car – where they both fell asleep. One of the car owners called cops to report a break-in, and when an officer was dispatched to the scene, he found the pair snoozing away, surrounded by the stolen items.
A dead body on a gurney fell out of a coroner’s van when a door malfunctioned, sending the corpse into the middle of a busy roadway in Pennsylvania! The Bucks County Courier Times reports the accident happened near a shopping center in Feasterville, Pennsylvania. A photo on the newspaper’s website shows the corpse, wrapped in a white sheet, lying in the street as cars buzz by. The Bucks County Coroner’s Office says the driver realized immediately that the door had opened and retrieved the body within minutes. The office says it “deeply regrets” the incident. A passer-by helped get the body into the van.
Police entered a 15th Avenue residence in Brooklyn when they received a call about a foul smell. It was terrifying enough when police found skeletal remains in a woman’s New York City apartment and learned that they belonged to the tenant’s mother but a twist straight out of a Alfred Hitchcock movie, the daughter Chava Stirn had been sleeping next to her mother’s corpse for three years! Stirn would reportedly set up Rosenthal’s bones on a bed of trash bags in the kitchen, and would pull a chair near the remains to sleep at night. Stirn was taken to a hospital for evaluation. It’s yet unclear what caused Rosenthal’s death.