A front desk clerk at the Peterborough apartment building mistook the body of a 96-year-old woman and threw it in a dumpster in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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A front desk clerk at the Peterborough apartment building mistook the body of a 96-year-old woman and threw it in a dumpster in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Front desk clerk who mistook dead body for mannequin fired

The Associated Press

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A 61-year-old front desk clerk at a Florida apartment complex was fired this week after mistaking the body of a tenant for a mannequin and throwing it in a trash bin.

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