Dave Stancliff Pair takes dead pal to strip club, man adopts duck as best friend, and teenager emerges from woods after five years blogarama.com

Friday, September 16, 2011

Pair takes dead pal to strip club, man adopts duck as best friend, and teenager emerges from woods after five years

Good Morning Humboldt County!

The coffees hot and it’s that time again when we look at our trio of headlines to start the day. They’re all about people today. Slightly offbeat people…but interesting.

Cops: Pair took dead pal to strip club

In a real-life version of the movie "Weekend at Bernie's," two men drove around with a dead friend's body, used his ATM card and visited a strip club, police said. Robert Jeffrey Young and Mark Rubinson were charged with abusing a corpse, identity theft and criminal impersonation. They were freed on bond, according to the Denver Post. It's unclear how Jeffrey Jarrett died, but the men were not charged in his death. The cause has not yet been determined as toxicology tests are still under way, the paper reported.

This story will quack you up!

English-speaking boy emerges from German woods

Berlin police are investigating the story of an English-speaking teenager who appeared in the German capital last week saying he had lived the previous five years in the woods with his father, a spokesman said Friday.

Michael Maass said the approximately 17-year-old boy appeared Sept. 5 at Berlin's city hall and was then taken in by a youth emergency center.

Time to walk on down the road…

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