On this special Halloween episode, I’ll share creepy tales of corpses that were mistaken for Halloween displays. I’ll also share the bizarre tale of a failed outlaw who became a successful carnival oddity…after his death.
“Was a Suicide Mistaken for Halloween Decoration?” by David Mikkelson for Snopes.com, Oct. 28, 2005.
“75-Year-Old Marina Man Found Dead on Apartment Balcony” by Vince Echavaria for The Argonaut, October 22, 2009.
“Body is Mistaken for a Halloween Display” by Rebecca Cathcart for The New York Times, Oct. 17, 2009.
“Dead man slumped on balcony mistaken for Halloween decoration” by Seema Mehta for LA Now, October 16, 2009
“Woman’s Dead Body Mistaken for Halloween Decorations” by Maya Rhodan for Time, October 15, 2015.
“Murdered woman hanging from fence mistaken for Halloween decoration”, WKRC/WSYK/Sinclair Broadcast Group, Oct 15, 2015.
“Man faces murder charges after woman’s body found” by Sara Nealeigh for The Chillicothe Gazette, Oct 13, 2015.
“See the Funhouse ‘Mannequin’ that was Actually the Body of an Old Bank Robber”, retrieved from All That’s Interesting, December 20, 2017.
“How a Real Corpse Ended Up in a California Fun Park Spookhouse” by Ella Morton retrieved from Atlas Obscura on Slate.com, April 11, 2014.
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