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Man Who Committed Suicide Mistaken For Mannequin Hanging In Garage, Taken To Landfill

Two men hired to clean out a vacant Tampa Bay area house thought they found a mannequin hanging in the garage. They cut it down and hauled it to the local dump, where landfill workers realized it was actually a human body.

CBS Tampa–07/18/2014

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Housing Complex Clerk Mistakes Suicide Jumper’s Body For April Fools’ Prank

A housing complex clerk mistook an elderly suicide jumper’s body for an April Fools’ Day joke before the woman’s body was nonchalantly disposed in a nearby dumpster under the assumption her corpse was a mannequin.

CBS Tampa–04/03/2014

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Fla. Loud Music Killing Jurors Can’t See Mannequin

The defense attorney for a Florida man accused of fatally shooting of a teen after an argument over loud music said Thursday that his client is in good spirits as he waits for jurors to come back with a verdict in his murder trial.

CBS Tampa–02/13/2014

Assistant state attorney John Guy (C) uses a foam dummy to describe and demonstrate the altercation between George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin to defense witness and law enforcement expert Dennis Root (R) during Zimmerman's murder trial in Seminole circuit court on July 10, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Gary W. Green-Pool/Getty Images)

Attorneys Use Life-Sized Foam Mannequin To Recreate Martin-Zimmerman Encounter

A Florida judge ruled Wednesday that Trayvon Martin’s cellphone text messages about fighting and a defense animation depicting the struggle between Martin and George Zimmerman won’t be introduced as evidence at Zimmerman’s trial. Defense attorneys had wanted to use those pieces of evidence as they conclude their presentation.

07/10/2013

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