Police Use Oil to Free Suspect in Shaft

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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

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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

Elmhurst, IL

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

Whitehall, PA

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

Brunswick, GA

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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

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Nov 17, 2007
 
the word censored by the Tribune was

i d i o t
Peter

Wheaton, IL

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Nov 17, 2007
 
Did the cops eat him?
John

Chicago, IL

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Nov 17, 2007
 
French Fried Fellons
jimboster

Chicago, IL

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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

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

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