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Cops solve street view 'axe murder'

Cops solve street view 'axe murder'
Posted June 3rd, 2014 @ 11:36am by Rob Quinn, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – With only a minute to act, a pair of Scottish pranksters who spotted a Google Street View car faked a murder realistic enough to cause at least one person to call the police. One of the Edinburgh mechanics lay in the road while the other stood over him holding a pick axe handle. "By complete fluke I saw the Google car coming along the road but it had to loop the block so I had one minute to rush back inside the garage and set up the murder scene," the "victim," Dan Thompson, tells the BBC. He points out that the car has captured "pictures of men flashing their bums" and thought this approach "would be more classy."

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