It seems that just about everyone had that one house in their neighborhood that was rather spooky, or even carried the reputation of being “haunted.” One Ohio boy got the scare of his life after going in solo to investigate such a house.
After opening a closet, the boy soon discovered a mummified corpse that was hanging by its neck from a belt.
The 12-year-old boy’s mother, Michelle McGrath, relayed her son’s horrifying find by saying, “My son came home and he said to me that he had gone into an abandoned house and he found a body.” She further added, “When he first came across it, he thought it was a dummy, or a mannequin or something.”
McGrath immediately called police after her son brought her back to look at the corpse, which police have since estimated being there for about 5 years. The coroner soon was able to identify the remains being that of Edward Brunton, who purchased the property back in 2009.
Brunton was estranged from his family and his death was ruled a suicide.
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