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'Human Remains' In Brentwood Dumpster Turns Out To Be Raw Chicken Meat

A generic photo of a chicken coffin. (Wikimedia Commons)
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On Saturday, police were called to a dumpster in Brentwood for a "death investigation," after a horrible, suspicious smell was reported. And, they weren't entirely wrong: it just wasn't the corpse of a human that they'd find buried inside.According to the L.A. Times, LAPD officers, along with a bona fide cadaver dog, headed for the rear of an apartment building on Kiowa Avenue, just north of Wilshire Boulevard.

Inside they found raw chicken meat, as NBC L.A. notes.

As far as we know it's not illegal to throw chicken away (just wasteful!), but, if the smell was bad enough to warrant a 9-1-1 call, then yeah—maybe someone should be punished! Where you at, PETA? Will you allow for this unceremonious, undignified chicken burial to stand?