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What Neighbor Smelled Wasn’t As Awful As What He Found: Watch

A pleasant Friday afternoon on Detroit’s west side turned gruesome when the neighbor followed his nose.

A severed head, foot and torso discovered Friday at a vacant house on Freeland Street are being tested by the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office to obtain possible fingerprints and determine identification.

They were discovered by a neighbor about 5:30 p.m. Friday. Detroit police told WDIV, Channel 4, that the man smelled something foul and went to investigate. The head, foot and torso were stuffed in buckets, buried and partially covered with concrete.

Sgt. Michael Woody told the Detroit Free Press the body parts may belong to a squatter who had been living at the vacant house.

He was known to neighbors in the area, but hadn’t been seen for several days, according to reports.
Jack Manning June 01, 2014 at 07:28 AM
It's Detroit. I would think that The Patch would have better things to write about.
Felisa L. Williams-Ware June 01, 2014 at 08:29 AM
I would think that stories regarding humanity..whether negative or positive affect us all in some way. God rest the soul of this individual. ..and all others who have met untimely/unfortunate ends no matter where they are geographically located.
Leah Harp-Anderson June 02, 2014 at 02:33 PM
It doesn't matter what city you live in. People are just messed up! RIP whomever you were.
Jack Manning June 03, 2014 at 09:44 AM
Respect for humanity stops when you cross over into Detroit at 8 Mile Road. Al lot of false hype about Detroit but all of it has no basis to reality.

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