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Wait, What!? | People With Issues

News of the Weird

By News of the Weird

Published Nov. 16, 2018

Wait, What!?   |  People With Issues
An unnamed 26-year-old British woman appeared at Nuestra Senora de la Candelaria Hospital emergency room in Mojon de Arona, Tenerife, in the Canary Islands on Sept. 15 with extreme pain in her groin area. El Pais reported the doctor who examined her was surprised to find a dead, immature Chinese pond turtle lodged in her vagina.

The woman told police she had attended a beach party the night before but could not remember what happened.

(Given that the freshwater species is sold in pet shops, it's not likely that it got there by accident.)

Police suspect she may have been the victim of a sexual assault, but she chose not to file a complaint. [El Pais, 9/21/2018]

In what the Porter County (Indiana) coroner later called "a blatant disregard for human life," two men posted a video of themselves "horseplaying" with a third man, 21-year-old Kyle Kearby, who was slumped over, suffering from an apparent drug overdose.

The video shows one man tying cords to Kearby's hands and manipulating his arms like a puppet, and the other pumping Kearby's chest and moving his mouth while singing "You've Got a Friend in Me." Kearby's father told The Times his son returned home about 5:30 a.m. and went to bed, but later discovered him not breathing and covered with vomit.

He died at a hospital.

Porter County Sheriff Dave Reynolds said he does not suspect foul play. [nwi.com, 9/10/2018]


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