Dead In Plain Sight, Neighbors Assumed Body Was Part of Halloween Display

Posted on October 16, 2009

From the L.A. Times:

The body of Mostafa Mahmoud Zayed, 75, an apparent suicide, sat decomposing on his Marina del Rey balcony for days because neighbors thought the lifeless figure was a dummy and didn’t call police.

All I can say is “ewwww”. 

Most obvious observation is the last line of the article:

“There doesn’t seem to be a lot of community involvement”

Uh, ya think?

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