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Group of Friends Find Decomposing Body in Garden of Their Airbnb Rental

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What began as a party weekend among friends in the suburbs of Paris took a dark turn Saturday when the group found a decomposing corpse in the garden of the home they rented on Airbnb.

At the house in the French town of Palaiseau, the friends found a woman’s body “hunched in a dug-out area, her head against the ground, covered in branches and surrounded by wood stumps,” according to a police source quoted by Agence-France Presse (AFP). The body, which was far along in the decomposition process, was dressed, but no means of identifying it were found.

AFP reports that the police were questioning the individuals who rented the home.


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