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24 Nov 2009 20:43


U.S.: Remember that strange census worker hanging? It was a suicide

  • At least that’s what authorities are saying about the death of William E. Sparkman. Back in September, Sparkman was found dead in rural Kentucky. The crime was especially bizarre – he was hung and his body had the word “Fed” scrawled on it. Authorities now say that the case wasn’t a hate crime but a staged suicide in an attempt to earn a life insurance payout. Well, at least he wasn’t mauled by dogs like one unlucky Indiana census worker a few years back. source