Saturday, March 14, 2009

Pet Store Gets Unexpected Delivery

Okay, this Wednesday news story from Yahoo just appealed to my dark side:

Employees of a Pennsylvania pet store expecting a shipment of tropical fish and salt water got a man's dead body instead. Mark Arabia owns the Pets Plus store in northeast Philadelphia, where the mix-up was discovered Tuesday. He says he learned the body was that of a 65-year-old San Diego-area man who died of early onset Alzheimer's disease.

The body was supposed to go to a research laboratory in Allentown, a 70-mile drive away.

US Airways Inc. released a statement saying the air cargo problem was caused by a "verbal miscommunication . . .

1 comment:

Silicon Valley Diva said...

oh my gosh. This is great fodder for a murder mystery.