…and this is where we keep the corpse

An estate agent was showing a would-be buyer round a house when he stumbled across the owner hanging dead inside a wardrobe.





0 responses to “…and this is where we keep the corpse”

  1. “He was shaking and asked for a stiff brandy. He could hardly put into words what he had seen, other than to say he and the agent were horrified.

    “Everyone was stunned to hear about it.

    “It goes without saying that it put him off buying the house.”

    Brilliant. Never lose sight of the big picture.

  2. Oh, it gets better.

    “The whole road was very shocked. You don’t expect one of your neighbours to commit suicide, particularly in those circumstances.”

    What circumstances? When the house is on the market?

  3. Gary

    It’s like the story of the murdered model – the accused has said “sure, I had sex with her corpse, but I didn’t kill her. That would be crazy!”

  4. Yeah, I saw that one. It’s the reductio absurdam of the “it was censensual” rape defense.

    Mind you, have you seen the Nigel Wrench case? The victim went straight to the police immediately afterwards and had his blood analysed. God knows what his defense is going to be. “It was consensual, and he wanted to take lots of Temazepam so that he could sleep through it.”

  5. Gary

    I hadn’t seen the blood analysis thing. I take it it came back with lots of temazepam in it?

  6. No, he’s just commenting based on his pre-marriage dating experience. :-)

  7. Oo, get you.

    Don’t now about lots; traces, apparently. But then it had worn off enough for him to get up and get to the police by then, obviously.

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