Police Use Oil to Free Suspect in Shaft

Police Use Oil to Free Suspect in Shaft

There are 9 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Nov 16, 2007, titled Police Use Oil to Free Suspect in Shaft. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Authorities used vegetable oil to free a man who said he became trapped in the vent shaft of a grocery store when he tried to rob it.

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Dienne

United States

#1 Nov 16, 2007
I'm confused about how he could have died if he'd been stuck in there overnight. I mean, sure, he'd be hungry and thirsty, but you can survive that more than one night. Sounds to me like what he deserved.
mowog

Libertyville, IL

#2 Nov 16, 2007
Two Darwin Award winners in one week?
Bob

Allentown, PA

#3 Nov 17, 2007
Again, the curse of obesity ... when will Americans learn to adopt a sensible diet and exercise plan?
clyde

Brunswick, GA

#4 Nov 17, 2007
This idiot "has an attorney"? What, he lined one up before he went tunneling?
Slick. Oh. I meant "oily".
clyde

Brunswick, GA

#5 Nov 17, 2007
the word censored by the Tribune was

i d i o t
Peter

Wheaton, IL

#6 Nov 17, 2007
Did the cops eat him?
John

Chicago, IL

#7 Nov 17, 2007
French Fried Fellons
jimboster

Chicago, IL

#8 Nov 17, 2007
"I'm confused about how he could have died if he'd been stuck in there overnight. I mean, sure, he'd be hungry and thirsty, but you can survive that more than one night."

Well, he might have killed himself.
Reality

Glen Ellyn, IL

#9 Nov 17, 2007
I'll bet he's the most popular guy in jail being soaked in oil!

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