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The Daily Mail said:
Firefighters who responded to a hotel blaze stumbled upon a blood-spattered hotel room littered with bottles of alcohol and even a piece of a scalp.
Police Chief J.R. Blyth, who was called in to investigate, described the discovery at the George Washington Hotel near Pittsburgh as 'the most grisly murder scene in his 35 years in law enforcement'.

Detectives had spent eight hours of overtime on the investigation before Chief Blyth realised the blood wasn’t real and that the murder scene was in fact the leftover set of a horror movie filmed two years ago with Corey Haim.

The film called New Terminal Hotel shot a scene in the hotel and the owner, Kyrk Pyros, decided to leave the room untouched in case the crew had to come back for re-shoots.
Mr Pyros was bemused by the police's discovery of the 'crime scene'.

He said: 'I smiled and the [coroner] looked at me and said, "I am not finding this funny". I said, "Well, that is where [New] Terminal Hotel was shot. That is our scare room.'

The police chief called in detectives for eight hours of overtime before realising that it wasn’t actually a murder scene.
Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...iscovering-bloody-scene-horror-movie-set.html

I love the fact that the police chief went to the trouble of releasing a melodramatic statement to the press. I bet he was seeing images of himself getting loads of nationwide airtime and making a media career from it.

Bet he feels like a prick now...
 

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Kind of bizarre that they just left the the set up like that. I don't see how it would have taken the police 8 hours to figure that out, or why the hotel didn't just tell them...
 

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This is too funny. The police officers got paid overtime for something they should've been doing in the first place. I don't know if that's a good thing or not.
 
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