Dead On Arrival
November 19 | Hmmm...No Comments Yet
Given the state of the world…this story sounds about right.
Employees of a US pet shop expecting a shipment of tropical fish and salt water received a man’s dead body instead.
He says he learned the body was that of a 65-year-old San Diego-area man who died of early onset Alzheimer’s disease.
The body was supposed to go to a research laboratory in Allentown, a 70-mile (113-kilometer) drive away.
US Airways Inc. released a statement saying the air cargo problem was caused by a “verbal miscommunication between a delivery driver and the cargo representative.” The Tempe, Arizona-based airline says it’s deeply sorry.
I wonder if the pet store employees were tipped off when the cargo representative was a fish.