This has to be the funniest thing I’ve read today (although it doesn’t bode well for the police in the story).

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From the Daily Mail:

“Firefighters who responded to a hotel blaze stumbled upon a blood-spattered hotel room littered with bottles of alcohol and even a piece of a scalp.

Police Chief J.R. Blyth, who was called in to investigate, described the discovery at the George Washington Hotel in Pittsburgh as ‘the most grisly murder scene in his 35 years in law enforcement’.

Detectives had spent eight hours of overtime on the investigation before Chief Blyth realised the blood wasn’t real and that the murder scene was in fact the leftover set of a horror movie filmed two years ago with Corey Haim.

The film called New Terminal Hotel shot a scene in the hotel and the owner, Kyrk Pyros, decided to leave the room untouched in case the crew had to come back for re-shoots.

Mr Pyros was bemused by the police’s discovery of the ‘crime scene’.

He said: ‘I smiled and the [coroner] looked at me and said, “I am not finding this funny”. I said, “Well, that is where [New] Terminal Hotel was shot. That is our scare room.’

The police chief called in detectives for eight hours of overtime before realising that it wasn’t actually a murder scene. “

Supposedly the hotel is haunted since 12 people people have died in the hotel since 1923. No mention on how many bottles of Karo syrup were harmed in the process.

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