Police have charged a girl after her mom’s physique was discovered on a chair, hidden underneath 40 blankets in a room with 60 air fresheners, inside a Virginia dwelling.
Police made the grotesque discovery after a member of the family contacted authorities, telling them they couldn’t get in touch with an aged lady who lived within the dwelling.
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In accordance with Information Channel 11, the involved relative broke into the Bristol dwelling via a window, the place they found what seemed to be a physique inside.
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“The physique was in a chair, her legs had been propped up and the entire thing was coated in blankets and there have been air fresheners on high of the blankets, across the chair and in between the layers of the blankets,” detective Steve Crawford informed the information station. “That’s how we discovered her, simply any technique to attempt to masks the odour.”
Crawford mentioned greater than 40 blankets and a minimum of 60 air fresheners had been used to cover the physique, a scene harking back to horror movie Se7en, the place a person’s rotting physique is masked by a large number of air fresheners.
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Authorities imagine the physique was that of the suspect’s mom, who additionally lived on the deal with. It’s unclear how lengthy the badly decomposing physique was within the dwelling, however authorities transferred the stays to Roanoke for optimistic identification from a medical expert.
Jo-Whitney Outland has been charged with concealment of a physique.
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