Dead body mistaken to be an April Fools’ joke

Ron Benjamin, 61, thought that the dead body of a 96-year-old woman was an April Fools joke, USA Today reports.

Nan Yates’ fell from the 16th story of her apartment building. Benjamin thought her body was a mannequin, and carried the body to a dumpster. Maintenance workers found the body later and realized it was human.

“This is an absolutely wonderful place to live. It’s not a place where you’d even expect anything like this to happen,” resident Nancy Sanborn said.

Full story: Worker thinks body is mannequin, hauls it to Dumpster

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