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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