Dead Body Put in Dumpster Was 'Honest Mistake'

Florida police say the bloody body of a woman who committed suicide was mistaken for a mannequin.
3:00 | 04/03/14

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-- -- absolutely campus stadium when Nancy sandbar woke up this morning she heard the sad news. Sometime last night her friend and fellow resident -- in the Peterborough apartments for seniors. Committed suicide. -- 96 year old woman leapt to her death from the sixteenth floor a suicide note was later found in her apartment but it's what happened in the hours after her death. That is detectives in saint Pete scratching their heads. He's first reaction of those was here it was -- April fool's prank. -- woman's body was first spotted around 4:30 in the morning near where this not L'Oreal has since been erected by 61 year old male desk clerk taking a smoke break. But given that Dayton police say the clerk thought it was just a prank. And went back inside. It wasn't until two hours later he figured he'd move -- he still believed to be an April fool's joke. Etiquette with fake blood to the dumpster. So with the help of a teen who happened to be they're delivering newspapers they did the woman I'm still not realize. A six year old boy who actually helped him carry the body to a dumpster. -- together -- thought there were disposing of America. It wasn't until daybreak a maintenance man noticed the truth the blood it was real. And so was the body. Most people who look at -- this -- and assume that these people -- pools of money have you but. Honestly it does appear that this was just an honest mistake. Sometimes in life things happen that people are just not prepared.

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