When Halloween decorations go too far: Police called repeatedly to ‘body’

When Halloween decorations go too far: Police called repeatedly to ‘body’

A woman who takes Halloween to a whole new level has caused something of a scare.

Larethia Haddon this year put a dummy in her front garden, but it was so realistic that people started calling police.

Haddon has put a similar ‘corpse’ outside her house every Halloween for years, but this year it seems to have been noticed more than previously.

She told The Detroit News: ‘I used to live in Redford Township, and oh God — the police department, fire department, they would come out every day.

‘Everywhere I’ve ever lived, it’s always been this way. But this year, for some reason, it’s getting a lot of attention.’

Haddon says she puts the dummy face down in a different location in her yard every morning and watches the reactions from passers-by as she sips coffee. She says some have attempted CPR and ‘once they find out it’s a dummy, it’s so hilarious.’

Detroit Police Officer Shanelle Williams said: ‘It would be great if they could put… Read the full story

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