Freak News for Monday 11/7


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I feeeel pretty (gross) - Russ­ian police said they arrested a 45-year-old man who allegedly had the mum­mi­fied remains of 27 women in his apart­ment. The gov­ern­ment news­pa­per reported the man allegedly dug up the women at var­i­ous ceme­ter­ies and put dresses on them. The man, a his­to­rian who was plan­ning to write a guide book on ceme­ter­ies, faces charges of desecration. 

Advanced pay­ment for a job not done - Clyde Framp­ton applied for a gig at Lin­coln Cold Stor­age in Nebraska. After the inter­view the man­ager noticed a dozen checks were miss­ing and noti­fied author­i­ties.  Turns out Framp­ton made out four of them in his name and cashed them to the tune of $1600.  Aver­age that out over the time he’s going to be spend­ing behind bars, and he’d have been bet­ter off just get­ting the job. 

A sus­pi­cious mail­box - Sheila Led­erer had ini­tially called police to report that there was an intruder hid­ing in her bushes – appar­ently the prankster had run off by the time they’d arrived. How­ever they did find her look­ing more than a bit unsteady, and when asked, she admit­ted she’d taken a few Xanax. Then she asked them to arrest the mail­box at the end of her dri­ve­way.  The offi­cers removed two chil­dren from her home and charged her with two counts of neglect.

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